Real World Speed
Performance profile from 103,924 user samples
74,087 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 292% 152GB free (System drive)
Worst Bench: 170% 190GB free (System drive)
Poor: 170% Great: 292%
SPEED RANK: 50th / 1058
29,837 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 266% 179GB free (System drive)
Worst Bench: 139% 205GB free (System drive)
Poor: 139% Great: 266%
SPEED RANK: 80th / 1058
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
247 % Faster effective speed.
212 %
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
2250 MB/s +2% 2208 MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
1926 MB/s Hugely faster write speed.
948 MB/s
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
61.1 MB/s Slightly faster random read.
57.6 MB/s
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
154 MB/s Faster random write.
135 MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
1386 MB/s Hugely faster mixed IO speed.
739 MB/s
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
82.3 MB/s Faster random mixed IO.
72.3 MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
481 MB/s Much faster sustained write speed.
286 MB/s
Peak Sequential Read Speed
2637 MB/s 2746 MB/s +4%
Peak Sequential Write Speed
2266 MB/s Hugely faster peak write speed.
1215 MB/s
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
72.3 MB/s +3% 70.5 MB/s
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
231 MB/s Faster peak random write.
201 MB/s
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
1632 MB/s Faster peak mixed IO speed.
1281 MB/s
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
104 MB/s Slightly faster peak random mixed IO.
95.4 MB/s
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
579 MB/s 583 MB/s +1%
Market Share
Based on 49,559,167 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.28 % Hugely higher market share.
0.12 %
Value For Money
58.2 % Better value.
52.4 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
61 % Slightly more popular.
57 %
Price (score)
$45 $43 +4%
33+ Months Slightly more recent.
36+ Months
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
1013 MB/s Faster peak deep queue read.
834 MB/s
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
1343 MB/s Much faster peak deep queue write.
997 MB/s
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
3,842 Pts Stronger server IO.
3,047 Pts
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
1167 MB/s Hugely faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
492 MB/s
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
955 MB/s Much faster deep queue read.
725 MB/s
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
906 MB/s Much faster deep queue write.
543 MB/s
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
989 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue mixed IO.
375 MB/s
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Solid State Drive Rankings (Price vs Performance) December 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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  • - 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
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  • - See speed test results from other users.
  • - Compare your components to the current market leaders.
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