Release date ≈ Q2 2017.

Release date ≈ Q1 2017.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 3,451 user samples
201 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 263% 7GB free (System drive)
Worst Bench: 110% 15GB free (System drive)
Poor: 110% Great: 263%
SPEED RANK: 111th / 1058
3,250 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 211% 14GB free (System drive)
Worst Bench: 110% 92GB free (System drive)
Poor: 110% Great: 211%
SPEED RANK: 128th / 1058
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
183 % Faster effective speed.
162 %
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
946 MB/s 964 MB/s +2%
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
187 MB/s 804 MB/s Hugely faster write speed.
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
139 MB/s Hugely faster random read.
36 MB/s
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
81.7 MB/s 103 MB/s Faster random write.
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
317 MB/s 560 MB/s Much faster mixed IO speed.
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
94.2 MB/s Hugely faster random mixed IO.
45.5 MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
157 MB/s 678 MB/s Hugely faster sustained write speed.
Peak Sequential Read Speed
1303 MB/s Slightly faster peak read speed.
1188 MB/s
Peak Sequential Write Speed
284 MB/s 1277 MB/s Hugely faster peak write speed.
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
199 MB/s Hugely faster peak random read.
43.7 MB/s
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
122 MB/s 147 MB/s Faster peak random write.
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
467 MB/s 841 MB/s Hugely faster peak mixed IO speed.
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
146 MB/s Hugely faster peak random mixed IO.
58.7 MB/s
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
280 MB/s 1127 MB/s Hugely faster peak sustained write speed.
Market Share
Based on 42,928,260 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0 % 0.01 % Insanely higher market share.
User Rating
UBM User Rating
50 % 51 % +2%
48+ Months Slightly more recent.
52+ Months
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
1287 MB/s Much faster peak deep queue read.
974 MB/s
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
272 MB/s 774 MB/s Hugely faster peak deep queue write.
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
2,895 Pts +4% 2,780 Pts
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
436 MB/s 592 MB/s Much faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
754 MB/s 827 MB/s Slightly faster deep queue read.
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
180 MB/s 553 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue write.
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
266 MB/s 440 MB/s Much faster deep queue mixed IO.
128GB 480GB
Solid State Drive Rankings (Price vs Performance) May 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]


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