Real World Speed
Performance profile from 157,007 user samples
157,007 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 100% 255GB free
Worst Bench: 42% 89GB free
Poor: 42% Great: 100%
SPEED RANK: 562nd / 1058
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
74.9 % 99.3 % Much faster effective speed.
+33%
Read
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
396 MB/s 463 MB/s Faster read speed.
+17%
Write
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
299 MB/s 406 MB/s Much faster write speed.
+36%
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
26.4 MB/s 34.7 MB/s Much faster random read.
+31%
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
63.4 MB/s 87.9 MB/s Much faster random write.
+39%
Mixed
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
288 MB/s 361 MB/s Faster mixed IO speed.
+25%
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
27.3 MB/s 45.5 MB/s Much faster random mixed IO.
+67%
SusWrite
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
277 MB/s 301 MB/s Slightly faster sustained write speed.
+9%
Read
Peak Sequential Read Speed
506 MB/s 507 MB/s +0%
Write
Peak Sequential Write Speed
447 MB/s 486 MB/s Slightly faster peak write speed.
+9%
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
35.1 MB/s 43 MB/s Faster peak random read.
+23%
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
104 MB/s 120 MB/s Faster peak random write.
+15%
Mixed
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
404 MB/s 424 MB/s +5%
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
41.1 MB/s 58.2 MB/s Much faster peak random mixed IO.
+42%
SusWrite
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
457 MB/s Faster peak sustained write speed.
+18%
387 MB/s
Market Share
Based on 47,046,523 SSDs tested.
User Rating
UBM User Rating
52 % 56.7 % Slightly more popular.
+9%
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
1.11 % Hugely higher market share.
+257%
0.31 %
Price
Price (score)
$49 Hugely cheaper.
+140%
118 USD
Value
Value For Money
27 % Much better value.
+64%
16.4 %
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
274 MB/s 367 MB/s Much faster peak deep queue read.
+34%
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
354 MB/s 358 MB/s +1%
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
214 MB/s 331 MB/s Much faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
+55%
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
180 MB/s 323 MB/s Much faster deep queue read.
+80%
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
231 MB/s 287 MB/s Faster deep queue write.
+24%
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
118 MB/s 260 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue mixed IO.
+121%
Age
Newest
54+ Months More recent.
+16%
62.7 Months
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
1,057 Pts 1,238 Pts Stronger server IO.
+17%
Capacity
Capacity
480GB   —
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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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  • - CPU tests include: integer, floating and string.
  • - GPU tests include: six 3D game simulations.
  • - Drive tests include: read, write, sustained write and mixed IO.
  • - RAM tests include: single/multi core bandwidth and latency.
  • - SkillBench (space shooter) tests user input accuracy.
  • - Reports are generated and presented on userbenchmark.com.
  • - Identify the strongest components in your PC.
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  • - Compare your components to the current market leaders.
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Intel Core i5-11600K $270Nvidia RTX 3060-Ti $400Crucial MX500 250GB $45
Intel Core i5-11400F $260Nvidia RTX 3070 $500Samsung 850 Evo 120GB $183
Intel Core i7-11700K $346Nvidia GTX 1660S (Super) $240Samsung 860 Evo 250GB $52
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WD Blue 1TB (2012) $35Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $77SanDisk Extreme 32GB $28
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