Release date ≈ Q2 2017.

Release date ≈ Q1 2017.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 8,028 user samples
1,391 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 259% 91GB free
Worst Bench: 111% 215GB free (System drive)
Poor: 111% Great: 259%
SPEED RANK: 104th / 1058
6,637 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 183% 31GB free (System drive)
Worst Bench: 88% 25GB free (System drive)
Poor: 88% Great: 183%
SPEED RANK: 162nd / 1058
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
186 % Much faster effective speed.
133 %
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
928 MB/s 939 MB/s +1%
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
202 MB/s 454 MB/s Hugely faster write speed.
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
131 MB/s Hugely faster random read.
43 MB/s
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
79.2 MB/s 102 MB/s Faster random write.
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
330 MB/s 416 MB/s Faster mixed IO speed.
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
96.8 MB/s Hugely faster random mixed IO.
42.5 MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
216 MB/s 374 MB/s Much faster sustained write speed.
Peak Sequential Read Speed
1234 MB/s Slightly faster peak read speed.
1156 MB/s
Peak Sequential Write Speed
332 MB/s 1090 MB/s Hugely faster peak write speed.
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
188 MB/s Hugely faster peak random read.
45.1 MB/s
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
117 MB/s 150 MB/s Faster peak random write.
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
518 MB/s 721 MB/s Much faster peak mixed IO speed.
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
140 MB/s Hugely faster peak random mixed IO.
59.2 MB/s
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
346 MB/s 702 MB/s Hugely faster peak sustained write speed.
Market Share
Based on 42,055,114 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0 % 0.02 % Insanely higher market share.
User Rating
UBM User Rating
50 % 51 % +2%
48+ Months Slightly more recent.
51+ Months
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
1266 MB/s Hugely faster peak deep queue read.
649 MB/s
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
327 MB/s 710 MB/s Hugely faster peak deep queue write.
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
2,892 Pts Much stronger server IO.
2,203 Pts
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
501 MB/s 580 MB/s Faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
883 MB/s Much faster deep queue read.
511 MB/s
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
208 MB/s 389 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue write.
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
323 MB/s 355 MB/s Slightly faster deep queue mixed IO.
500GB 120GB
Solid State Drive Rankings (Price vs Performance) April 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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