Release date ≈ Q2 2018.


Release date ≈ Q1 2015.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 9,942 user samples
9,261 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 414% 902GB free (System drive)
Worst Bench: 251% 487GB free (System drive)
Poor: 251% Great: 414%
SPEED RANK: 4th / 1003
681 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 194% 4GB free (System drive)
Worst Bench: 110% 0GB free (System drive)
Poor: 110% Great: 194%
SPEED RANK: 107th / 1003
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
345 % Hugely faster effective speed.
149 %
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
2341 MB/s Much faster read speed.
1410 MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
2107 MB/s Hugely faster write speed.
889 MB/s
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
53.6 MB/s Hugely faster random read.
26.6 MB/s
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
160 MB/s Hugely faster random write.
53.7 MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
1301 MB/s Much faster mixed IO speed.
926 MB/s
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
75.9 MB/s Hugely faster random mixed IO.
23.4 MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
1955 MB/s Hugely faster sustained write speed.
780 MB/s
Peak Sequential Read Speed
2786 MB/s Much faster peak read speed.
1866 MB/s
Peak Sequential Write Speed
2503 MB/s Hugely faster peak write speed.
1204 MB/s
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
61.5 MB/s Much faster peak random read.
39.8 MB/s
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
218 MB/s Hugely faster peak random write.
115 MB/s
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
1571 MB/s Faster peak mixed IO speed.
1337 MB/s
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
91.7 MB/s Hugely faster peak random mixed IO.
44.6 MB/s
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
2427 MB/s Hugely faster peak sustained write speed.
1225 MB/s
Market Share
Based on 15,741,142 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.27 % Insanely higher market share.
0.01 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
60 % More popular.
52 %
14+ Months Much more recent.
51+ Months
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
1659 MB/s Hugely faster peak deep queue read.
627 MB/s
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
1455 MB/s Hugely faster peak deep queue write.
391 MB/s
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
4,939 Pts Hugely stronger server IO.
1,893 Pts
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
1520 MB/s Hugely faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
510 MB/s
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
1237 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue read.
260 MB/s
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
1050 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue write.
221 MB/s
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
1126 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue mixed IO.
191 MB/s
1TB 251GB
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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