Release date ≈ Q2 2018.


Release date ≈ Q2 2018.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 114,789 user samples
111,678 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 324% 447GB free (System drive)
Worst Bench: 174% 121GB free (System drive)
Poor: 174% Great: 324%
SPEED RANK: 32nd / 1011
3,111 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 353% 905GB free (System drive)
Worst Bench: 170% 154GB free (System drive)
Poor: 170% Great: 353%
SPEED RANK: 20th / 1011
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
268 % 295 % Slightly faster effective speed.
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
2267 MB/s Slightly faster read speed.
2124 MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
2044 MB/s Much faster write speed.
1423 MB/s
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
60.8 MB/s +4% 58.5 MB/s
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
142 MB/s +1% 140 MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
1444 MB/s Faster mixed IO speed.
1182 MB/s
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
80.6 MB/s 81.4 MB/s +1%
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
742 MB/s 1373 MB/s Hugely faster sustained write speed.
Peak Sequential Read Speed
2619 MB/s 2623 MB/s +0%
Peak Sequential Write Speed
2400 MB/s Much faster peak write speed.
1699 MB/s
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
71.2 MB/s +3% 69.3 MB/s
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
193 MB/s +1% 191 MB/s
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
1851 MB/s Much faster peak mixed IO speed.
1377 MB/s
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
99.9 MB/s 100 MB/s +0%
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
958 MB/s 1596 MB/s Much faster peak sustained write speed.
Market Share
Based on 17,664,288 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
1.78 % Insanely higher market share.
0.13 %
Value For Money
63.1 % 99.5 % Much better value.
User Rating
UBM User Rating
67 % More popular.
53 %
Price (score)
$90 Cheaper.
16+ Months 16+ Months
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
1708 MB/s Faster peak deep queue read.
1366 MB/s
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
1477 MB/s Much faster peak deep queue write.
1106 MB/s
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
4,996 Pts Stronger server IO.
4,002 Pts
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
1538 MB/s Faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
1236 MB/s
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
1196 MB/s Slightly faster deep queue read.
1087 MB/s
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
988 MB/s Slightly faster deep queue write.
860 MB/s
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
1071 MB/s +5% 1024 MB/s
500GB 1TB

Very fast [Aug '18 digitalizeur]


absurd price/performance [Nov '18 rabrg]


Solid State Drive Rankings (Price vs Performance) September 2019 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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