Release date ≈ Q1 2019.


Release date ≈ Q4 2017.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 108,699 user samples
71,559 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 377% 2TB free
Worst Bench: 237% 439GB free
Poor: 237% Great: 377%
SPEED RANK: 12th / 1026
37,140 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 287% 403GB free (System drive)
Worst Bench: 138% 449GB free (System drive)
Poor: 138% Great: 287%
SPEED RANK: 58th / 1026
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
328 % Much faster effective speed.
222 %
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
2405 MB/s Much faster read speed.
1717 MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
2205 MB/s Much faster write speed.
1554 MB/s
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
62.3 MB/s Faster random read.
53.3 MB/s
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
150 MB/s Much faster random write.
113 MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
1719 MB/s Much faster mixed IO speed.
1167 MB/s
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
85.1 MB/s Faster random mixed IO.
68.8 MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
1538 MB/s Hugely faster sustained write speed.
675 MB/s
Peak Sequential Read Speed
2688 MB/s Faster peak read speed.
2341 MB/s
Peak Sequential Write Speed
2590 MB/s Much faster peak write speed.
1962 MB/s
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
69.8 MB/s Slightly faster peak random read.
65.9 MB/s
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
191 MB/s Faster peak random write.
164 MB/s
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
1971 MB/s Faster peak mixed IO speed.
1552 MB/s
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
99.1 MB/s Faster peak random mixed IO.
88.8 MB/s
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
1815 MB/s Hugely faster peak sustained write speed.
854 MB/s
Market Share
Based on 26,701,186 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
1.11 % Hugely higher market share.
0.37 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
94 % Much more popular.
56 %
16+ Months Much more recent.
31+ Months
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
1595 MB/s Slightly faster peak deep queue read.
1504 MB/s
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
1396 MB/s Slightly faster peak deep queue write.
1272 MB/s
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
4,776 Pts Slightly stronger server IO.
4,352 Pts
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
1476 MB/s Slightly faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
1343 MB/s
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
1233 MB/s Faster deep queue read.
1017 MB/s
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
1003 MB/s Faster deep queue write.
811 MB/s
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
1105 MB/s Faster deep queue mixed IO.
888 MB/s
1TB 512GB

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]


There is a device that is successful according to the price. [May '20 Karamocu]


Solid State Drive Rankings (Price vs Performance) May 2020 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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