Release date ≈ Q2 2018.

Release date ≈ Q1 2019.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 3,649 user samples
123 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 543% 399GB free (System drive)
Worst Bench: 284% 465GB free
Poor: 284% Great: 543%
SPEED RANK: 2nd / 996
3,526 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 381% 733GB free
Worst Bench: 226% 860GB free (System drive)
Poor: 226% Great: 381%
SPEED RANK: 6th / 996
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
427 % Much faster effective speed.
325 %
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
1989 MB/s 2294 MB/s Faster read speed.
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
1771 MB/s 2108 MB/s Faster write speed.
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
201 MB/s Hugely faster random read.
60.5 MB/s
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
180 MB/s Faster random write.
145 MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
1872 MB/s Faster mixed IO speed.
1621 MB/s
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
186 MB/s Hugely faster random mixed IO.
83 MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
1684 MB/s Slightly faster sustained write speed.
1591 MB/s
Peak Sequential Read Speed
2306 MB/s 2648 MB/s Slightly faster peak read speed.
Peak Sequential Write Speed
2067 MB/s 2452 MB/s Faster peak write speed.
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
273 MB/s Hugely faster peak random read.
70.2 MB/s
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
245 MB/s Faster peak random write.
189 MB/s
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
2171 MB/s Slightly faster peak mixed IO speed.
1936 MB/s
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
254 MB/s Hugely faster peak random mixed IO.
98.8 MB/s
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
2004 MB/s Slightly faster peak sustained write speed.
1785 MB/s
Market Share
Based on 13,722,657 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0 % 0.74 % Insanely higher market share.
Value For Money
177 % 451 % Hugely better value.
User Rating
UBM User Rating
54 % 55 % +2%
Price (score)
$1,180 $245 Much cheaper.
11+ Months 3+ Months Much more recent.
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
1609 MB/s 1803 MB/s Slightly faster peak deep queue read.
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
1415 MB/s 1534 MB/s Slightly faster peak deep queue write.
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
5,160 Pts 5,200 Pts +1%
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
1493 MB/s 1643 MB/s Slightly faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
1119 MB/s 1255 MB/s Slightly faster deep queue read.
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
972 MB/s 1044 MB/s Slightly faster deep queue write.
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
1022 MB/s 1138 MB/s Slightly faster deep queue mixed IO.
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Solid State Drive Rankings (Price vs Performance) April 2019 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]


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