Real World Speed
Performance profile from 9,467 user samples
9,467 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 133% 444GB free
Worst Bench: 79% 327GB free (System drive)
Poor: 79% Great: 133%
SPEED RANK: 206th / 1058
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
110 % Faster effective speed.
+11%
99.2 %
Read
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
481 MB/s +4% 463 MB/s
Write
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
421 MB/s +4% 406 MB/s
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
38.7 MB/s Faster random read.
+12%
34.7 MB/s
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
90 MB/s +3% 87.8 MB/s
Mixed
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
398 MB/s Faster mixed IO speed.
+10%
361 MB/s
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
51 MB/s Faster random mixed IO.
+12%
45.5 MB/s
SusWrite
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
371 MB/s Faster sustained write speed.
+24%
300 MB/s
Read
Peak Sequential Read Speed
517 MB/s +2% 507 MB/s
Write
Peak Sequential Write Speed
490 MB/s +1% 486 MB/s
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
49.6 MB/s Faster peak random read.
+15%
43 MB/s
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
124 MB/s +4% 120 MB/s
Mixed
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
461 MB/s Slightly faster peak mixed IO speed.
+9%
424 MB/s
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
67.3 MB/s Faster peak random mixed IO.
+16%
58.2 MB/s
SusWrite
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
451 MB/s Faster peak sustained write speed.
+17%
387 MB/s
Market Share
Based on 47,077,277 SSDs tested.
User Rating
UBM User Rating
56 % 56.7 % +1%
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.3 % 0.31 % +4%
Price
Price (score)
$86 Much cheaper.
+32%
114 USD
Value
Value For Money
26.6 % Much better value.
+58%
16.8 %
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
388 MB/s Slightly faster peak deep queue read.
+6%
367 MB/s
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
361 MB/s +1% 358 MB/s
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
372 MB/s Faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
+12%
331 MB/s
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
348 MB/s Slightly faster deep queue read.
+8%
323 MB/s
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
304 MB/s Slightly faster deep queue write.
+6%
288 MB/s
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
298 MB/s Faster deep queue mixed IO.
+14%
260 MB/s
Age
Newest
7+ Months Hugely more recent.
+797%
62.8 Months
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
1,291 Pts +4% 1,239 Pts
Capacity
Capacity
500GB   —
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]

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