Group Average(9 Highest-Voted)
Real World Speed
Performance profile from 1,895 user samples
1,895 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 96% 69GB free (System drive)
Worst Bench: 62% 17GB free (System drive)
Poor: 62% Great: 96%
SPEED RANK: 314th / 959
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
81.4 % 83.6 % +3%
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
383 MB/s 429 MB/s Slightly faster read speed.
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
359 MB/s Slightly faster write speed.
317 MB/s
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
23.8 MB/s 30.2 MB/s Faster random read.
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
87.5 MB/s +2% 85.9 MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
300 MB/s Slightly faster mixed IO speed.
274 MB/s
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
29 MB/s 35.7 MB/s Faster random mixed IO.
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
280 MB/s Much faster sustained write speed.
213 MB/s
Peak Sequential Read Speed
453 MB/s 487 MB/s Slightly faster peak read speed.
Peak Sequential Write Speed
381 MB/s 386 MB/s +1%
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
28.4 MB/s 36.7 MB/s Faster peak random read.
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
124 MB/s +2% 121 MB/s
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
408 MB/s Faster peak mixed IO speed.
332 MB/s
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
37.5 MB/s 45.3 MB/s Faster peak random mixed IO.
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
365 MB/s Faster peak sustained write speed.
290 MB/s
Market Share
Based on 9,145,409 SSDs tested.
User Rating
UBM User Rating
62 % 63.8 % +3%
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.04 % 0.22 % Hugely higher market share.
Price (score)
$82 Much cheaper.
111 USD
Value For Money
52.1 % Slightly better value.
46.2 %
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
309 MB/s 318 MB/s +3%
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
357 MB/s Faster peak deep queue write.
291 MB/s
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
252 MB/s Slightly faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
220 MB/s
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
248 MB/s 259 MB/s +4%
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
276 MB/s Faster deep queue write.
231 MB/s
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
180 MB/s Slightly faster deep queue mixed IO.
164 MB/s
50 Months More recent.
59.2 Months
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
1,104 Pts +3% 1,070 Pts
120GB   —
Solid State Drive Rankings (Price vs Performance) October 2018 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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  • 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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