Release date ≈ Q2 2018.

Release date ≈ Q2 2019.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 30,360 user samples
22,587 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 406% 2TB free
Worst Bench: 219% 401GB free (System drive)
Poor: 219% Great: 406%
SPEED RANK: 10th / 1034
7,773 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 391% 3TB free
Worst Bench: 237% 1.5TB free (System drive)
Poor: 237% Great: 391%
SPEED RANK: 12th / 1034
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
334 % +1% 331 %
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
2346 MB/s +1% 2318 MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
2075 MB/s 2132 MB/s +3%
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
52 MB/s 60.5 MB/s Faster random read.
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
154 MB/s +5% 147 MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
1288 MB/s 1672 MB/s Faster mixed IO speed.
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
74.3 MB/s 81.8 MB/s Faster random mixed IO.
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
1869 MB/s Slightly faster sustained write speed.
1713 MB/s
Peak Sequential Read Speed
2775 MB/s +3% 2694 MB/s
Peak Sequential Write Speed
2536 MB/s 2593 MB/s +2%
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
61.2 MB/s 68.5 MB/s Faster peak random read.
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
214 MB/s Faster peak random write.
189 MB/s
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
1553 MB/s 2000 MB/s Faster peak mixed IO speed.
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
90.5 MB/s 97.6 MB/s Slightly faster peak random mixed IO.
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
2477 MB/s Faster peak sustained write speed.
2079 MB/s
Market Share
Based on 31,505,750 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.18 % 0.22 % Higher market share.
Value For Money
51.9 % 80.4 % Much better value.
User Rating
UBM User Rating
62 % More popular.
54 %
Price (score)
$320 Slightly cheaper.
28+ Months 16+ Months Much more recent.
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
1559 MB/s 1586 MB/s +2%
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
1329 MB/s 1371 MB/s +3%
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
4,662 Pts 4,734 Pts +2%
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
1388 MB/s 1416 MB/s +2%
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
1159 MB/s 1208 MB/s +4%
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
954 MB/s 977 MB/s +2%
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
1052 MB/s 1083 MB/s +3%

gucci [Sep '19 hahagager]


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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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