Real World Speed
Performance profile from 2,896 user samples
2,896 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 117% 159GB free (System drive)
Worst Bench: 65% 187GB free (System drive)
Poor: 65% Great: 117%
SPEED RANK: 297th / 1034
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
90.1 % 98.1 % Slightly faster effective speed.
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
528 MB/s Faster read speed.
459 MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
541 MB/s Much faster write speed.
410 MB/s
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
23.6 MB/s 33.3 MB/s Much faster random read.
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
57.6 MB/s 88.9 MB/s Much faster random write.
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
477 MB/s Much faster mixed IO speed.
357 MB/s
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
29.4 MB/s 44.5 MB/s Much faster random mixed IO.
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
259 MB/s 298 MB/s Faster sustained write speed.
Peak Sequential Read Speed
747 MB/s Much faster peak read speed.
502 MB/s
Peak Sequential Write Speed
786 MB/s Much faster peak write speed.
484 MB/s
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
35.3 MB/s 41 MB/s Faster peak random read.
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
82.9 MB/s 120 MB/s Much faster peak random write.
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
710 MB/s Much faster peak mixed IO speed.
414 MB/s
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
43.2 MB/s 56 MB/s Faster peak random mixed IO.
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
331 MB/s 392 MB/s Faster peak sustained write speed.
Market Share
Based on 31,490,274 SSDs tested.
User Rating
UBM User Rating
50 % 72.1 % Much more popular.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.05 % 0.47 % Hugely higher market share.
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
702 MB/s Hugely faster peak deep queue read.
366 MB/s
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
688 MB/s Hugely faster peak deep queue write.
357 MB/s
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
582 MB/s Hugely faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
317 MB/s
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
523 MB/s Much faster deep queue read.
321 MB/s
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
434 MB/s Much faster deep queue write.
293 MB/s
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
431 MB/s Much faster deep queue mixed IO.
256 MB/s
21+ Months Hugely more recent.
58.8 Months
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
2,087 Pts Much stronger server IO.
1,231 Pts
256GB   —
Solid State Drive Rankings (Price vs Performance) September 2020 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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