Release date ≈ Q3 2018.

Release date ≈ Q4 2018.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 167,852 user samples
140,223 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 207% 258GB free (System drive)
Worst Bench: 96% 276GB free (System drive)
Poor: 96% Great: 207%
SPEED RANK: 138th / 1058
27,629 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 284% 340GB free
Worst Bench: 155% 1.5TB free (System drive)
Poor: 155% Great: 284%
SPEED RANK: 75th / 1058
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
155 % 221 % Much faster effective speed.
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
1258 MB/s 1439 MB/s Faster read speed.
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
850 MB/s 1401 MB/s Much faster write speed.
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
51.6 MB/s 54.5 MB/s Slightly faster random read.
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
113 MB/s 136 MB/s Faster random write.
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
778 MB/s 1016 MB/s Much faster mixed IO speed.
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
60.2 MB/s 70.7 MB/s Faster random mixed IO.
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
294 MB/s 834 MB/s Hugely faster sustained write speed.
Peak Sequential Read Speed
1416 MB/s 1534 MB/s Slightly faster peak read speed.
Peak Sequential Write Speed
935 MB/s 1681 MB/s Much faster peak write speed.
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
59.8 MB/s 61.6 MB/s +3%
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
172 MB/s 190 MB/s Faster peak random write.
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
876 MB/s 1124 MB/s Faster peak mixed IO speed.
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
77.5 MB/s 86.9 MB/s Faster peak random mixed IO.
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
818 MB/s 1563 MB/s Hugely faster peak sustained write speed.
Market Share
Based on 47,107,878 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.74 % Hugely higher market share.
0.11 %
Value For Money
49.8 % 79.4 % Much better value.
User Rating
UBM User Rating
52 % +2% 51 %
Price (score)
$61 Much cheaper.
37+ Months 35+ Months Slightly more recent.
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
335 MB/s 989 MB/s Hugely faster peak deep queue read.
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
851 MB/s 918 MB/s Slightly faster peak deep queue write.
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
1,927 Pts 3,120 Pts Much stronger server IO.
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
343 MB/s 573 MB/s Much faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
327 MB/s 903 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue read.
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
581 MB/s 750 MB/s Faster deep queue write.
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
232 MB/s 380 MB/s Much faster deep queue mixed IO.
512GB 2TB

Great budgetary nvme drive ; it has been a massive increase in speed compared to the hdd i was using . Would recommend getting a 1 tb version as with the size of recent games , that is what you'll be needing . [Jun '21 mirr123]


Pretty much offered the highest value for capacity ever SSD. Has a fast NVMe interface and very high (2TB) capacity for like 200 USD. But because majority of this SSD's speed relies on caching, you may experience HDD-like read/write speed when the file transfer exceeds cache size. [Oct '19 ColdSpy]


Solid State Drive Rankings (Price vs Performance) September 2021 SSD Rankings.

Welcome to our 2.5" and M.2 SSD comparison. We calculate effective speed for both SATA and NVMe drives based on real world performance then adjust by current prices per GB to yield a value for money rating. Our calculated values are checked against thousands of individual user ratings. The customizable table below combines these factors to bring you the definitive list of top SSDs. [SSDrivePro]


Group Test Results

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  • Best value for money - Value for money is based on real world performance.
  • Fastest real world speed - Real World Speed measures performance for typical consumers.
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