Release date ≈ Q2 2018.


Release date ≈ Q1 2015.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 13,774 user samples
13,186 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 415% 933GB free (System drive)
Worst Bench: 245% 389GB free
Poor: 245% Great: 415%
SPEED RANK: 10th / 1011
588 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 202% 4GB free (System drive)
Worst Bench: 110% 40GB free (System drive)
Poor: 110% Great: 202%
SPEED RANK: 111th / 1011
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
343 % Hugely faster effective speed.
151 %
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
2338 MB/s Much faster read speed.
1333 MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
2094 MB/s Hugely faster write speed.
880 MB/s
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
53.5 MB/s Much faster random read.
30.8 MB/s
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
160 MB/s Hugely faster random write.
61.6 MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
1316 MB/s Much faster mixed IO speed.
796 MB/s
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
75.4 MB/s Hugely faster random mixed IO.
26.5 MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
1940 MB/s Hugely faster sustained write speed.
769 MB/s
Peak Sequential Read Speed
2779 MB/s Much faster peak read speed.
1844 MB/s
Peak Sequential Write Speed
2537 MB/s Hugely faster peak write speed.
1203 MB/s
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
61.2 MB/s Much faster peak random read.
41.5 MB/s
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
216 MB/s Hugely faster peak random write.
115 MB/s
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
1597 MB/s Faster peak mixed IO speed.
1307 MB/s
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
91.3 MB/s Hugely faster peak random mixed IO.
46.5 MB/s
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
2479 MB/s Hugely faster peak sustained write speed.
1215 MB/s
Market Share
Based on 19,132,584 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.2 % Insanely higher market share.
0 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
61 % More popular.
53 %
18+ Months Much more recent.
55+ Months
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
1641 MB/s Hugely faster peak deep queue read.
630 MB/s
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
1422 MB/s Hugely faster peak deep queue write.
395 MB/s
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
4,880 Pts Hugely stronger server IO.
1,903 Pts
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
1497 MB/s Hugely faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
513 MB/s
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
1234 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue read.
364 MB/s
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
1032 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue write.
264 MB/s
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
1110 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue mixed IO.
292 MB/s
1TB 251GB
Solid State Drive Rankings (Price vs Performance) November 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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