Release date ≈ Q2 2018.


Release date ≈ Q1 2019.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 33,656 user samples
12,253 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 410% 844GB free
Worst Bench: 248% 901GB free (System drive)
Poor: 248% Great: 410%
SPEED RANK: 10th / 1011
21,403 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 379% 627GB free
Worst Bench: 228% 772GB free (System drive)
Poor: 228% Great: 379%
SPEED RANK: 13th / 1011
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
342 % +5% 327 %
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
2332 MB/s 2347 MB/s +1%
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
2085 MB/s 2157 MB/s +3%
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
52.7 MB/s 61.4 MB/s Faster random read.
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
158 MB/s +5% 151 MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
1304 MB/s 1669 MB/s Faster mixed IO speed.
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
75.5 MB/s 84.4 MB/s Slightly faster random mixed IO.
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
1944 MB/s Faster sustained write speed.
1544 MB/s
Peak Sequential Read Speed
2762 MB/s +3% 2689 MB/s
Peak Sequential Write Speed
2518 MB/s 2619 MB/s +4%
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
61.5 MB/s 70.2 MB/s Slightly faster peak random read.
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
214 MB/s Slightly faster peak random write.
192 MB/s
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
1589 MB/s 1983 MB/s Faster peak mixed IO speed.
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
90.6 MB/s 100 MB/s Slightly faster peak random mixed IO.
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
2486 MB/s Much faster peak sustained write speed.
1809 MB/s
Market Share
Based on 18,503,719 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.23 % 1.05 % Hugely higher market share.
Value For Money
57.6 % 72.7 % Better value.
User Rating
UBM User Rating
61 % Slightly more popular.
58 %
Price (score)
$288 $194 Much cheaper.
17+ Months 9+ Months Much more recent.
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
1638 MB/s 1699 MB/s +4%
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
1461 MB/s 1484 MB/s +2%
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
4,909 Pts 5,027 Pts +2%
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
1513 MB/s 1566 MB/s +4%
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
1218 MB/s 1255 MB/s +3%
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
1030 MB/s 1050 MB/s +2%
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
1104 MB/s 1144 MB/s +4%

If you have the PCI-E lanes to support it... This is hilariously potent. Read/writes out of this world, that only workstations would ever truly find useful, if even that. For games, you'll never worry about load times again. [Aug '19 xDEFCONx]


Solid State Drive Rankings (Price vs Performance) October 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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