Release date ≈ Q2 2016.

Release date ≈ Q4 2017.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 49,683 user samples
32,724 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 79% 13GB free (System drive)
Worst Bench: 46% 24GB free (System drive)
Poor: 46% Great: 79%
SPEED RANK: 642nd / 1003
16,959 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 52% 335GB free
Worst Bench: 31% 50GB free (System drive)
Poor: 31% Great: 52%
SPEED RANK: 858th / 1003
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
65.4 % Much faster effective speed.
41.8 %
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
434 MB/s Slightly faster read speed.
411 MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
336 MB/s Much faster write speed.
204 MB/s
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
26.3 MB/s Much faster random read.
18.2 MB/s
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
66.3 MB/s Hugely faster random write.
26.3 MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
196 MB/s Slightly faster mixed IO speed.
174 MB/s
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
28.6 MB/s Hugely faster random mixed IO.
14.5 MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
81.4 MB/s Faster sustained write speed.
64.9 MB/s
Peak Sequential Read Speed
494 MB/s Slightly faster peak read speed.
452 MB/s
Peak Sequential Write Speed
366 MB/s Faster peak write speed.
293 MB/s
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
32.6 MB/s Much faster peak random read.
23.3 MB/s
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
101 MB/s Hugely faster peak random write.
39.8 MB/s
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
329 MB/s Slightly faster peak mixed IO speed.
290 MB/s
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
39.6 MB/s Hugely faster peak random mixed IO.
19.7 MB/s
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
87 MB/s 103 MB/s Faster peak sustained write speed.
Market Share
Based on 15,053,983 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.44 % 0.56 % Higher market share.
Value For Money
68.2 % Slightly better value.
61 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
57 % Slightly more popular.
51 %
Price (score)
$43 $27 Much cheaper.
36+ Months 19+ Months Much more recent.
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
308 MB/s Hugely faster peak deep queue read.
119 MB/s
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
267 MB/s Hugely faster peak deep queue write.
85 MB/s
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
1,000 Pts Hugely stronger server IO.
439 Pts
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
174 MB/s Hugely faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
42.5 MB/s
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
264 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue read.
99.8 MB/s
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
146 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue write.
57.3 MB/s
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
107 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue mixed IO.
31.4 MB/s
120GB 120GB
Solid State Drive Rankings (Price vs Performance) June 2019 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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