Release date ≈ Q2 2018.

Release date ≈ Q2 2018.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 29,251 user samples
6,923 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 416% 654GB free (System drive)
Worst Bench: 215% 319GB free (System drive)
Poor: 215% Great: 416%
SPEED RANK: 4th / 996
22,328 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 365% 1.5TB free
Worst Bench: 220% 363GB free (System drive)
Poor: 220% Great: 365%
SPEED RANK: 7th / 996
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
337 % Slightly faster effective speed.
305 %
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
2299 MB/s +2% 2265 MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
2054 MB/s 2078 MB/s +1%
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
52.2 MB/s 59.4 MB/s Slightly faster random read.
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
155 MB/s Slightly faster random write.
147 MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
1286 MB/s 1471 MB/s Slightly faster mixed IO speed.
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
74.1 MB/s 81.1 MB/s Slightly faster random mixed IO.
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
1920 MB/s Much faster sustained write speed.
1296 MB/s
Peak Sequential Read Speed
2761 MB/s Slightly faster peak read speed.
2569 MB/s
Peak Sequential Write Speed
2471 MB/s +2% 2414 MB/s
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
61.4 MB/s 69.5 MB/s Slightly faster peak random read.
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
215 MB/s +4% 206 MB/s
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
1559 MB/s 1750 MB/s Slightly faster peak mixed IO speed.
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
90.4 MB/s 99.7 MB/s Slightly faster peak random mixed IO.
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
2438 MB/s Much faster peak sustained write speed.
1603 MB/s
Market Share
Based on 13,721,910 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.32 % 0.75 % Hugely higher market share.
Value For Money
390 % 419 % Slightly better value.
User Rating
UBM User Rating
59 % 62 % Slightly more popular.
Price (score)
$320 $248 Cheaper.
11+ Months 11+ Months
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
1685 MB/s 1853 MB/s Slightly faster peak deep queue read.
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
1435 MB/s 1565 MB/s Slightly faster peak deep queue write.
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
4,947 Pts 5,308 Pts Slightly stronger server IO.
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
1494 MB/s 1618 MB/s Slightly faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
1193 MB/s 1245 MB/s +4%
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
1007 MB/s 1054 MB/s +5%
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
1085 MB/s 1124 MB/s +4%
Solid State Drive Rankings (Price vs Performance) April 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]


Group Test Results

  • 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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