Real World Speed
Performance profile from 762,998 user samples
762,998 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 129% 444GB free
Worst Bench: 74% 104GB free (System drive)
Poor: 74% Great: 129%
SPEED RANK: 232nd / 1071
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
105 % Slightly faster effective speed.
+7%
98.6 %
Read
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
480 MB/s +5% 458 MB/s
Write
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
401 MB/s 405 MB/s +1%
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
36.1 MB/s Slightly faster random read.
+5%
34.4 MB/s
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
94.9 MB/s Slightly faster random write.
+8%
88 MB/s
Mixed
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
375 MB/s +4% 359 MB/s
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
47.9 MB/s Slightly faster random mixed IO.
+6%
45.1 MB/s
SusWrite
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
334 MB/s Faster sustained write speed.
+12%
297 MB/s
Read
Peak Sequential Read Speed
516 MB/s +2% 507 MB/s
Write
Peak Sequential Write Speed
493 MB/s +2% 485 MB/s
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
46.8 MB/s Slightly faster peak random read.
+9%
43.1 MB/s
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
126 MB/s +3% 122 MB/s
Mixed
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
467 MB/s Faster peak mixed IO speed.
+10%
423 MB/s
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
63.7 MB/s Slightly faster peak random mixed IO.
+9%
58.5 MB/s
SusWrite
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
446 MB/s Faster peak sustained write speed.
+15%
387 MB/s
Market Share
Based on 63,159,758 SSDs tested.
User Rating
UBM User Rating
59 % +4% 56.6 %
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
1.17 % Hugely higher market share.
+401%
0.23 %
Price
Price (score)
$75 Much cheaper.
+42%
107 USD
Value
Value For Money
28.4 % Much better value.
+57%
18.1 %
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
389 MB/s Slightly faster peak deep queue read.
+6%
367 MB/s
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
363 MB/s +1% 358 MB/s
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
371 MB/s Faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
+12%
331 MB/s
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
346 MB/s Slightly faster deep queue read.
+6%
326 MB/s
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
291 MB/s +1% 288 MB/s
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
284 MB/s Slightly faster deep queue mixed IO.
+9%
260 MB/s
Age
Newest
60+ Months Much more recent.
+31%
78.9 Months
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
1,292 Pts +4% 1,241 Pts
Capacity
Capacity
500GB   —
Solid State Drive Rankings (Price vs Performance) January 2023 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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  • - CPU tests include: integer, floating and string.
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  • - Drive tests include: read, write, sustained write and mixed IO.
  • - RAM tests include: single/multi core bandwidth and latency.
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  • - Reports are generated and presented on userbenchmark.com.
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