Real World Speed
Performance profile from 343,970 user samples
343,970 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 100% 49GB free
Worst Bench: 34% 56GB free (System drive)
Poor: 34% Great: 100%
SPEED RANK: 722nd / 1058
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
65.4 % 96.1 % Much faster effective speed.
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
421 MB/s 457 MB/s Slightly faster read speed.
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
313 MB/s 398 MB/s Faster write speed.
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
26.2 MB/s 32 MB/s Faster random read.
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
56.3 MB/s 85.1 MB/s Much faster random write.
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
266 MB/s 340 MB/s Faster mixed IO speed.
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
21.8 MB/s 41.7 MB/s Hugely faster random mixed IO.
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
183 MB/s 311 MB/s Much faster sustained write speed.
Peak Sequential Read Speed
511 MB/s +2% 503 MB/s
Peak Sequential Write Speed
445 MB/s 483 MB/s Slightly faster peak write speed.
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
35.5 MB/s 39.4 MB/s Faster peak random read.
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
105 MB/s 117 MB/s Faster peak random write.
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
419 MB/s +4% 402 MB/s
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
41.4 MB/s 53 MB/s Faster peak random mixed IO.
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
441 MB/s Slightly faster peak sustained write speed.
413 MB/s
Market Share
Based on 46,975,075 SSDs tested.
User Rating
UBM User Rating
54 % 56 % +4%
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
2.01 % Hugely higher market share.
0.28 %
Price (score)
$29 Hugely cheaper.
98.8 USD
Value For Money
20.8 % Much better value.
14.9 %
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
279 MB/s 365 MB/s Much faster peak deep queue read.
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
348 MB/s 353 MB/s +1%
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
200 MB/s 275 MB/s Much faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
183 MB/s 317 MB/s Much faster deep queue read.
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
201 MB/s 281 MB/s Much faster deep queue write.
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
88.6 MB/s 216 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue mixed IO.
56 Months More recent.
65.4 Months
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
1,060 Pts 1,219 Pts Stronger server IO.
240GB   —

could have used some DRAM, stutters when booting. [Dec '19 ExecutableFiles]


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]


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