Real World Speed
Performance profile from 22,659 user samples
22,659 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 114% 120GB free
Worst Bench: 65% 35GB free (System drive)
Poor: 65% Great: 114%
SPEED RANK: 183rd / 976
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
95 % 104 % Slightly faster effective speed.
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
465 MB/s 468 MB/s +1%
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
421 MB/s 424 MB/s +1%
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
36.9 MB/s +4% 35.6 MB/s
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
95.3 MB/s +2% 93.4 MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
301 MB/s 363 MB/s Faster mixed IO speed.
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
48.7 MB/s +2% 47.8 MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
164 MB/s 328 MB/s Hugely faster sustained write speed.
Peak Sequential Read Speed
509 MB/s 511 MB/s +0%
Peak Sequential Write Speed
489 MB/s +0% 487 MB/s
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
45 MB/s +3% 43.6 MB/s
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
128 MB/s +1% 127 MB/s
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
352 MB/s 408 MB/s Faster peak mixed IO speed.
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
60.8 MB/s +2% 59.3 MB/s
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
250 MB/s 429 MB/s Much faster peak sustained write speed.
Market Share
Based on 10,409,881 SSDs tested.
User Rating
UBM User Rating
52 % 83.9 % Much more popular.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.35 % 1.15 % Hugely higher market share.
Price (score)
$164 154 USD Slightly cheaper.
Value For Money
62.8 % 126 % Hugely better value.
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
387 MB/s +1% 383 MB/s
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
354 MB/s 356 MB/s +1%
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
344 MB/s +3% 334 MB/s
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
331 MB/s 341 MB/s +3%
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
299 MB/s 307 MB/s +3%
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
285 MB/s +2% 279 MB/s
34+ Months Much more recent.
45.1 Months
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
1,277 Pts +1% 1,270 Pts
250GB   —
Solid State Drive Rankings (Price vs Performance) December 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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