Real World Speed
Performance profile from 459,657 user samples
443,394 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 410% 541GB free
Worst Bench: 232% 780GB free (System drive)
Poor: 232% Great: 410%
SPEED RANK: 24th / 1071
16,263 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 355% 893GB free (System drive)
Worst Bench: 158% 363GB free (System drive)
Poor: 158% Great: 355%
SPEED RANK: 47th / 1071
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
332 % Faster effective speed.
267 %
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
2365 MB/s Faster read speed.
2131 MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
2148 MB/s Much faster write speed.
1243 MB/s
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
65.6 MB/s Much faster random read.
49.2 MB/s
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
161 MB/s Faster random write.
140 MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
1853 MB/s Hugely faster mixed IO speed.
1006 MB/s
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
90 MB/s Faster random mixed IO.
70.5 MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
1492 MB/s Much faster sustained write speed.
1139 MB/s
Peak Sequential Read Speed
2683 MB/s +2% 2635 MB/s
Peak Sequential Write Speed
2580 MB/s Much faster peak write speed.
1727 MB/s
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
79.5 MB/s Faster peak random read.
68.7 MB/s
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
238 MB/s Faster peak random write.
208 MB/s
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
2389 MB/s Much faster peak mixed IO speed.
1356 MB/s
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
118 MB/s Faster peak random mixed IO.
101 MB/s
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
2103 MB/s Faster peak sustained write speed.
1627 MB/s
Market Share
Based on 63,158,347 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
1.87 % Insanely higher market share.
0.02 %
Value For Money
133 % Hugely better value.
57 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
65 % More popular.
52 %
Price (score)
$89 Much cheaper.
48+ Months More recent.
57+ Months
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
2021 MB/s Much faster peak deep queue read.
1339 MB/s
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
1601 MB/s Much faster peak deep queue write.
1111 MB/s
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
5,685 Pts Much stronger server IO.
3,987 Pts
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
1772 MB/s Much faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
1228 MB/s
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
1371 MB/s Much faster deep queue read.
915 MB/s
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
1036 MB/s Faster deep queue write.
807 MB/s
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
1164 MB/s Much faster deep queue mixed IO.
799 MB/s

If you have the PCI-E lanes to support it... This is hilariously potent. Read/writes out of this world, that only workstations would ever truly find useful, if even that. For games, you'll never worry about load times again. [Aug '19 xDEFCONx]


Offering pretty much the best value for performance and capacity ever. This SSD offers you both high capacity (1TB) and high speed NVMe interface while remaining slightly low on prices. Obviously worth it for many users who opt value and are under budget consideration. [Oct '19 ColdSpy]


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]


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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Welcome to our freeware PC speed test tool. UserBenchmark will test your PC and compare the results to other users with the same components. You can quickly size up your PC, identify hardware problems and explore the best upgrades.

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How it works

  • - Download and run UserBenchmark.
  • - CPU tests include: integer, floating and string.
  • - GPU tests include: six 3D game simulations.
  • - Drive tests include: read, write, sustained write and mixed IO.
  • - RAM tests include: single/multi core bandwidth and latency.
  • - SkillBench (space shooter) tests user input accuracy.
  • - Reports are generated and presented on
  • - Identify the strongest components in your PC.
  • - See speed test results from other users.
  • - Compare your components to the current market leaders.
  • - Explore your best upgrade options with a virtual PC build.
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