Real World Speed
Performance profile from 17,583 user samples
17,583 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 97% 41GB free
Worst Bench: 55% 120GB free (System drive)
Poor: 55% Great: 97%
SPEED RANK: 494th / 1058
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
78.4 % 98.4 % Faster effective speed.
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
433 MB/s 462 MB/s Slightly faster read speed.
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
389 MB/s 405 MB/s +4%
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
23.2 MB/s 34.5 MB/s Much faster random read.
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
60.8 MB/s 86.5 MB/s Much faster random write.
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
360 MB/s 360 MB/s +0%
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
33 MB/s 45 MB/s Much faster random mixed IO.
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
216 MB/s 297 MB/s Much faster sustained write speed.
Peak Sequential Read Speed
497 MB/s 507 MB/s +2%
Peak Sequential Write Speed
466 MB/s 485 MB/s +4%
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
31.9 MB/s 43 MB/s Much faster peak random read.
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
92.5 MB/s 119 MB/s Faster peak random write.
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
419 MB/s 423 MB/s +1%
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
44.4 MB/s 58.2 MB/s Much faster peak random mixed IO.
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
264 MB/s 386 MB/s Much faster peak sustained write speed.
Market Share
Based on 47,168,473 SSDs tested.
User Rating
UBM User Rating
50 % 56.6 % More popular.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.07 % 0.31 % Hugely higher market share.
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
363 MB/s 367 MB/s +1%
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
351 MB/s 358 MB/s +2%
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
329 MB/s 331 MB/s +1%
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
326 MB/s +1% 322 MB/s
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
292 MB/s +2% 286 MB/s
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
290 MB/s Faster deep queue mixed IO.
258 MB/s
55+ Months More recent.
62.9 Months
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
1,171 Pts 1,238 Pts Slightly stronger server IO.
256GB   —
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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