Release date ≈ Q2 2018.

Release date ≈ Q2 2018.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 36,465 user samples
8,673 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 415% 910GB free (System drive)
Worst Bench: 227% 772GB free (System drive)
Poor: 227% Great: 415%
SPEED RANK: 3rd / 1003
27,792 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 365% 794GB free (System drive)
Worst Bench: 192% 374GB free (System drive)
Poor: 192% Great: 365%
SPEED RANK: 12th / 1003
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
340 % Slightly faster effective speed.
300 %
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
2332 MB/s +4% 2241 MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
2054 MB/s 2055 MB/s +0%
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
53.6 MB/s 59.2 MB/s Slightly faster random read.
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
158 MB/s Slightly faster random write.
146 MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
1285 MB/s 1476 MB/s Slightly faster mixed IO speed.
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
74.6 MB/s 80.3 MB/s Slightly faster random mixed IO.
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
1908 MB/s Much faster sustained write speed.
1267 MB/s
Peak Sequential Read Speed
2762 MB/s Slightly faster peak read speed.
2576 MB/s
Peak Sequential Write Speed
2468 MB/s +2% 2411 MB/s
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
61.4 MB/s 69.7 MB/s Slightly faster peak random read.
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
216 MB/s +5% 206 MB/s
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
1557 MB/s 1802 MB/s Faster peak mixed IO speed.
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
90.4 MB/s 100 MB/s Slightly faster peak random mixed IO.
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
2417 MB/s Much faster peak sustained write speed.
1669 MB/s
Market Share
Based on 14,998,975 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.31 % 0.71 % Hugely higher market share.
Value For Money
415 % 451 % Slightly better value.
User Rating
UBM User Rating
59 % 63 % Slightly more popular.
Price (score)
$298 $220 Cheaper.
13+ Months 13+ Months
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
1702 MB/s 1774 MB/s +4%
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
1459 MB/s 1514 MB/s +4%
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
4,997 Pts 5,140 Pts +3%
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
1547 MB/s 1597 MB/s +3%
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
1230 MB/s +2% 1208 MB/s
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
1034 MB/s +1% 1020 MB/s
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
1118 MB/s +1% 1104 MB/s
Solid State Drive Rankings (Price vs Performance) June 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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  • Fastest real world speed - Real World Speed measures performance for typical consumers.
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