Real World Speed
Performance profile from 2,615 user samples
2,615 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 86% 163GB free
Worst Bench: 50% 207GB free (System drive)
Poor: 50% Great: 86%
SPEED RANK: 677th / 1072
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
69.5 % 98.4 % Much faster effective speed.
+42%
Read
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
420 MB/s 457 MB/s Slightly faster read speed.
+9%
Write
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
366 MB/s 405 MB/s Faster write speed.
+11%
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
22.1 MB/s 34.3 MB/s Much faster random read.
+55%
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
60.8 MB/s 87.6 MB/s Much faster random write.
+44%
Mixed
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
348 MB/s 359 MB/s +3%
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
29.8 MB/s 45 MB/s Much faster random mixed IO.
+51%
SusWrite
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
157 MB/s 296 MB/s Hugely faster sustained write speed.
+89%
Read
Peak Sequential Read Speed
491 MB/s 507 MB/s +3%
Write
Peak Sequential Write Speed
446 MB/s 485 MB/s Slightly faster peak write speed.
+9%
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
31.1 MB/s 43 MB/s Much faster peak random read.
+38%
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
90.5 MB/s 122 MB/s Much faster peak random write.
+35%
Mixed
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
407 MB/s 423 MB/s +4%
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
41.7 MB/s 58.3 MB/s Much faster peak random mixed IO.
+40%
SusWrite
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
189 MB/s 387 MB/s Hugely faster peak sustained write speed.
+105%
Market Share
Based on 75,174,943 SSDs tested
User Rating
UBM User Rating
50 % 56.8 % More popular.
+14%
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.02 % 0.21 % Hugely higher market share.
+944%
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
230 MB/s 367 MB/s Much faster peak deep queue read.
+60%
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
331 MB/s 358 MB/s Slightly faster peak deep queue write.
+8%
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
266 MB/s 331 MB/s Faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
+25%
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
218 MB/s 326 MB/s Much faster deep queue read.
+50%
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
277 MB/s 289 MB/s +4%
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
240 MB/s 260 MB/s Slightly faster deep queue mixed IO.
+8%
Age
Newest
63+ Months Much more recent.
+47%
92.6 Months
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
945 Pts 1,240 Pts Much stronger server IO.
+31%
Capacity
Capacity
256GB   —
Solid State Drive Rankings (Price vs Performance) March 2024 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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Intel Core i5-13600K $269Nvidia RTX 4060 $295Crucial MX500 250GB $31
Intel Core i5-12400F $146Nvidia RTX 4060-Ti $373Samsung 850 Evo 120GB $80
Intel Core i5-12600K $179Nvidia RTX 4070 $530Samsung 860 Evo 250GB $52
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Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $39Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $45SanDisk Extreme 64GB $72
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $28Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $44SanDisk Extreme 32GB $28
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