Real World Speed
Performance profile from 5,188 user samples
1,762 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 185% 88GB free (System drive)
Worst Bench: 90% 65GB free (System drive)
Poor: 90% Great: 185%
SPEED RANK: 160th / 1059
3,426 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 219% 76GB free (System drive)
Worst Bench: 122% 104GB free (System drive)
Poor: 122% Great: 219%
SPEED RANK: 118th / 1059
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
136 % 174 % Faster effective speed.
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
935 MB/s 1137 MB/s Faster read speed.
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
552 MB/s 800 MB/s Much faster write speed.
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
33.5 MB/s 37.3 MB/s Faster random read.
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
86 MB/s 119 MB/s Much faster random write.
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
404 MB/s 728 MB/s Hugely faster mixed IO speed.
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
38.6 MB/s 53.4 MB/s Much faster random mixed IO.
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
443 MB/s 672 MB/s Much faster sustained write speed.
Peak Sequential Read Speed
1149 MB/s 1526 MB/s Much faster peak read speed.
Peak Sequential Write Speed
1281 MB/s Faster peak write speed.
1091 MB/s
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
40 MB/s 46 MB/s Faster peak random read.
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
114 MB/s 166 MB/s Much faster peak random write.
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
755 MB/s 881 MB/s Faster peak mixed IO speed.
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
52.9 MB/s 66.3 MB/s Faster peak random mixed IO.
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
847 MB/s 1064 MB/s Faster peak sustained write speed.
Market Share
Based on 59,024,487 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0 % 0 %
Value For Money
14.9 % 15.5 % +4%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
50 % 50 %
Price (score)
$120 Cheaper.
62+ Months More recent.
75+ Months
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
903 MB/s Slightly faster peak deep queue read.
849 MB/s
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
774 MB/s +3% 752 MB/s
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
2,630 Pts +1% 2,600 Pts
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
618 MB/s 656 MB/s Slightly faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
794 MB/s +2% 781 MB/s
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
452 MB/s 567 MB/s Faster deep queue write.
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
372 MB/s 556 MB/s Much faster deep queue mixed IO.
240GB 256GB
Solid State Drive Rankings (Price vs Performance) October 2022 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]


Group Test Results

  • Best user rated - User sentiment trumps benchmarks for this comparison.
  • Best value for money - Value for money is based on real world performance.
  • Fastest real world speed - Real World Speed measures performance for typical consumers.
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Welcome to our freeware PC speed test tool. UserBenchmark will test your PC and compare the results to other users with the same components. You can quickly size up your PC, identify hardware problems and explore the best upgrades.

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How it works

  • - Download and run UserBenchmark.
  • - 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
  • - Identify the strongest components in your PC.
  • - See speed test results from other users.
  • - Compare your components to the current market leaders.
  • - Explore your best upgrade options with a virtual PC build.
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