Release date ≈ Q2 2018.

Release date ≈ Q2 2018.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 98,501 user samples
96,280 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 325% 387GB free
Worst Bench: 187% 364GB free (System drive)
Poor: 187% Great: 325%
SPEED RANK: 24th / 1003
2,221 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 354% 954GB free
Worst Bench: 186% 507GB free
Poor: 186% Great: 354%
SPEED RANK: 14th / 1003
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
271 % 297 % Slightly faster effective speed.
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
2283 MB/s Slightly faster read speed.
2144 MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
2074 MB/s Much faster write speed.
1436 MB/s
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
61.8 MB/s Slightly faster random read.
58.6 MB/s
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
148 MB/s +5% 141 MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
1444 MB/s Faster mixed IO speed.
1199 MB/s
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
82.2 MB/s +0% 82 MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
732 MB/s 1387 MB/s Hugely faster sustained write speed.
Peak Sequential Read Speed
2600 MB/s 2619 MB/s +1%
Peak Sequential Write Speed
2390 MB/s Much faster peak write speed.
1688 MB/s
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
71.6 MB/s +3% 69.5 MB/s
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
207 MB/s Slightly faster peak random write.
195 MB/s
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
1745 MB/s Faster peak mixed IO speed.
1379 MB/s
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
101 MB/s 102 MB/s +1%
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
929 MB/s 1603 MB/s Much faster peak sustained write speed.
Market Share
Based on 15,781,594 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
1.93 % Hugely higher market share.
0.18 %
Value For Money
473 % 704 % Much better value.
User Rating
UBM User Rating
66 % More popular.
53 %
Price (score)
$90 Cheaper.
14+ Months 14+ Months
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
1717 MB/s Faster peak deep queue read.
1366 MB/s
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
1515 MB/s Much faster peak deep queue write.
1106 MB/s
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
5,059 Pts Stronger server IO.
4,004 Pts
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
1551 MB/s Faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
1238 MB/s
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
1185 MB/s Slightly faster deep queue read.
1082 MB/s
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
1005 MB/s Faster deep queue write.
868 MB/s
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
1064 MB/s Slightly faster deep queue mixed IO.
996 MB/s
500GB 1TB

Very fast [Aug '18 digitalizeur]


absurd price/performance [Nov '18 rabrg]


Solid State Drive Rankings (Price vs Performance) July 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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