Release date ≈ Q1 2019.


Release date ≈ Q4 2015.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 75,635 user samples
48,461 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 337% 412GB free (System drive)
Worst Bench: 215% 446GB free
Poor: 215% Great: 337%
SPEED RANK: 21st / 1011
27,174 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 239% 129GB free (System drive)
Worst Bench: 134% 163GB free (System drive)
Poor: 134% Great: 239%
SPEED RANK: 66th / 1011
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
292 % Much faster effective speed.
199 %
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
2375 MB/s Much faster read speed.
1747 MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
2165 MB/s Hugely faster write speed.
801 MB/s
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
64.1 MB/s Much faster random read.
48 MB/s
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
152 MB/s Slightly faster random write.
133 MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
1659 MB/s Hugely faster mixed IO speed.
634 MB/s
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
86.6 MB/s Much faster random mixed IO.
52.2 MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
937 MB/s Much faster sustained write speed.
632 MB/s
Peak Sequential Read Speed
2714 MB/s Much faster peak read speed.
2084 MB/s
Peak Sequential Write Speed
2619 MB/s Hugely faster peak write speed.
925 MB/s
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
72.5 MB/s Much faster peak random read.
52.5 MB/s
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
191 MB/s +2% 188 MB/s
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
1934 MB/s Hugely faster peak mixed IO speed.
752 MB/s
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
102 MB/s Much faster peak random mixed IO.
61.1 MB/s
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
1072 MB/s Faster peak sustained write speed.
908 MB/s
Market Share
Based on 18,503,312 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
2.02 % Insanely higher market share.
0.11 %
Value For Money
62.2 % Hugely better value.
15.6 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
59 % Slightly more popular.
54 %
Price (score)
$103 Much cheaper.
8+ Months Hugely more recent.
47+ Months
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
1720 MB/s Much faster peak deep queue read.
1094 MB/s
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
1490 MB/s Hugely faster peak deep queue write.
328 MB/s
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
5,070 Pts Hugely stronger server IO.
2,609 Pts
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
1550 MB/s Hugely faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
391 MB/s
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
1241 MB/s Much faster deep queue read.
940 MB/s
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
1027 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue write.
283 MB/s
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
1118 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue mixed IO.
356 MB/s
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Solid State Drive Rankings (Price vs Performance) October 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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  • 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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