Release date ≈ Q2 2018.


Release date ≈ Q1 2015.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 25,064 user samples
24,418 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 407% 781GB free (System drive)
Worst Bench: 206% 642GB free (System drive)
Poor: 206% Great: 407%
SPEED RANK: 14th / 1040
646 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 200% 109GB free (System drive)
Worst Bench: 88% 40GB free (System drive)
Poor: 88% Great: 200%
SPEED RANK: 134th / 1040
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
329 % Hugely faster effective speed.
147 %
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
2302 MB/s Hugely faster read speed.
1169 MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
2010 MB/s Hugely faster write speed.
807 MB/s
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
52.2 MB/s Much faster random read.
36.7 MB/s
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
150 MB/s Hugely faster random write.
69.2 MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
1292 MB/s Hugely faster mixed IO speed.
577 MB/s
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
73.3 MB/s Hugely faster random mixed IO.
30.4 MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
1835 MB/s Hugely faster sustained write speed.
710 MB/s
Peak Sequential Read Speed
2762 MB/s Hugely faster peak read speed.
1489 MB/s
Peak Sequential Write Speed
2522 MB/s Hugely faster peak write speed.
1200 MB/s
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
61.4 MB/s Much faster peak random read.
42.5 MB/s
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
216 MB/s Hugely faster peak random write.
112 MB/s
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
1596 MB/s Hugely faster peak mixed IO speed.
752 MB/s
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
91.5 MB/s Hugely faster peak random mixed IO.
49.6 MB/s
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
2479 MB/s Hugely faster peak sustained write speed.
1173 MB/s
Market Share
Based on 34,517,992 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.2 % Insanely higher market share.
0 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
63 % More popular.
53 %
30+ Months Much more recent.
67+ Months
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
1571 MB/s Hugely faster peak deep queue read.
628 MB/s
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
1318 MB/s Hugely faster peak deep queue write.
395 MB/s
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
4,668 Pts Hugely stronger server IO.
1,863 Pts
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
1398 MB/s Hugely faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
512 MB/s
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
1183 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue read.
501 MB/s
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
909 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue write.
321 MB/s
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
1019 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue mixed IO.
424 MB/s
1TB 251GB
Solid State Drive Rankings (Price vs Performance) November 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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  • 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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