Real World Speed
Performance profile from 162,594 user samples
147,612 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 253% 79GB free (System drive)
Worst Bench: 161% 371GB free (System drive)
Poor: 161% Great: 253%
SPEED RANK: 79th / 1058
14,982 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 332% 447GB free
Worst Bench: 140% 97GB free (System drive)
Poor: 140% Great: 332%
SPEED RANK: 72nd / 1058
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
212 % 224 % Slightly faster effective speed.
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
1746 MB/s 2139 MB/s Faster read speed.
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
1463 MB/s Hugely faster write speed.
777 MB/s
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
44.7 MB/s Slightly faster random read.
41.3 MB/s
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
134 MB/s +1% 133 MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
678 MB/s 788 MB/s Faster mixed IO speed.
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
56.8 MB/s 59.7 MB/s Slightly faster random mixed IO.
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
591 MB/s 737 MB/s Faster sustained write speed.
Peak Sequential Read Speed
2086 MB/s 2589 MB/s Faster peak read speed.
Peak Sequential Write Speed
1740 MB/s Faster peak write speed.
1567 MB/s
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
53.3 MB/s 67 MB/s Faster peak random read.
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
186 MB/s 187 MB/s +1%
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
851 MB/s 1294 MB/s Much faster peak mixed IO speed.
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
67.9 MB/s 94.4 MB/s Much faster peak random mixed IO.
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
836 MB/s 1539 MB/s Hugely faster peak sustained write speed.
Market Share
Based on 46,963,091 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.24 % Hugely higher market share.
0.04 %
Value For Money
35.9 % 69.4 % Hugely better value.
User Rating
UBM User Rating
53 % +2% 52 %
Price (score)
$140 $60 Much cheaper.
57+ Months 41+ Months More recent.
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
1239 MB/s 1334 MB/s Slightly faster peak deep queue read.
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
1294 MB/s Faster peak deep queue write.
1058 MB/s
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
3,915 Pts +1% 3,874 Pts
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
1004 MB/s 1095 MB/s Slightly faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
1017 MB/s Much faster deep queue read.
734 MB/s
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
875 MB/s Much faster deep queue write.
577 MB/s
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
775 MB/s Much faster deep queue mixed IO.
588 MB/s
500GB 480GB

Super low latencies and great TurboWrite performance for not much more than mid-to-high-end SATA drives--when bought lightly used, which is the best way to go in this NAND market IMO. [Jul '17 silhex88]


60 on ebay from adata  [Jul '19 dwhichard]


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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