Real World Speed
Performance profile from 13,384 user samples
13,384 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 101% 56GB free
Worst Bench: 64% 85GB free (System drive)
Poor: 64% Great: 101%
SPEED RANK: 367th / 1058
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
86.6 % 94.3 % Slightly faster effective speed.
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
478 MB/s Slightly faster read speed.
448 MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
435 MB/s Slightly faster write speed.
410 MB/s
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
29.1 MB/s 29.5 MB/s +1%
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
77.4 MB/s 83.3 MB/s Slightly faster random write.
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
364 MB/s Faster mixed IO speed.
321 MB/s
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
36 MB/s 39.4 MB/s Slightly faster random mixed IO.
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
218 MB/s 339 MB/s Much faster sustained write speed.
Peak Sequential Read Speed
516 MB/s Slightly faster peak read speed.
491 MB/s
Peak Sequential Write Speed
489 MB/s +3% 476 MB/s
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
34.3 MB/s 35.9 MB/s +5%
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
107 MB/s 117 MB/s Slightly faster peak random write.
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
405 MB/s Faster peak mixed IO speed.
368 MB/s
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
43.6 MB/s 49.4 MB/s Faster peak random mixed IO.
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
259 MB/s 440 MB/s Much faster peak sustained write speed.
Market Share
Based on 47,061,766 SSDs tested.
User Rating
UBM User Rating
51 % 53.6 % Slightly more popular.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.02 % 0.15 % Hugely higher market share.
Price (score)
$89 Much cheaper.
151 USD
Value For Money
19.9 % Slightly better value.
18.3 %
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
367 MB/s Slightly faster peak deep queue read.
345 MB/s
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
358 MB/s +5% 342 MB/s
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
205 MB/s 269 MB/s Much faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
332 MB/s Faster deep queue read.
297 MB/s
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
286 MB/s +5% 273 MB/s
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
184 MB/s 218 MB/s Faster deep queue mixed IO.
65 Months More recent.
78.4 Months
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
1,209 Pts +3% 1,170 Pts
480GB   —
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]


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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