Real World Speed
Performance profile from 207,872 user samples
206,100 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 478% 931GB free
Worst Bench: 251% 715GB free
Poor: 251% Great: 478%
SPEED RANK: 14th / 1071
1,772 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 213% 42GB free (System drive)
Worst Bench: 113% 51GB free (System drive)
Poor: 113% Great: 213%
SPEED RANK: 133rd / 1071
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
386 % Hugely faster effective speed.
171 %
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
2531 MB/s Much faster read speed.
1556 MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
2792 MB/s Hugely faster write speed.
508 MB/s
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
69.6 MB/s Slightly faster random read.
64 MB/s
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
170 MB/s Much faster random write.
109 MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
2561 MB/s Hugely faster mixed IO speed.
517 MB/s
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
96.7 MB/s Hugely faster random mixed IO.
45 MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
2107 MB/s Hugely faster sustained write speed.
373 MB/s
Peak Sequential Read Speed
3068 MB/s Much faster peak read speed.
1960 MB/s
Peak Sequential Write Speed
3504 MB/s Hugely faster peak write speed.
667 MB/s
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
88.9 MB/s 148 MB/s Much faster peak random read.
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
248 MB/s Much faster peak random write.
167 MB/s
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
3179 MB/s Hugely faster peak mixed IO speed.
695 MB/s
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
131 MB/s Hugely faster peak random mixed IO.
58.2 MB/s
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
2584 MB/s Hugely faster peak sustained write speed.
644 MB/s
Market Share
Based on 65,445,621 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
1.66 % Insanely higher market share.
0 %
Value For Money
175 % Hugely better value.
19.6 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
68 % Much more popular.
50 %
Price (score)
$75 $60 Cheaper.
30+ Months Much more recent.
90+ Months
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
2173 MB/s Hugely faster peak deep queue read.
1102 MB/s
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
1738 MB/s Hugely faster peak deep queue write.
263 MB/s
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
6,256 Pts Hugely stronger server IO.
2,675 Pts
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
1939 MB/s Hugely faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
413 MB/s
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
1450 MB/s Much faster deep queue read.
896 MB/s
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
1117 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue write.
196 MB/s
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
1252 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue mixed IO.
318 MB/s
1TB 128GB

Probably the best speed on the market for an NVME ssd right now, but is missing "pro" features that consumers desire on Samsung's "pro" series. It is also priced exorbitantly. Probably avoid and just get a slightly slower but half the price ssd. [Nov '20 Factchecker]


The fastest 128GB Drive [Jan '21 HM100_techno]


Solid State Drive Rankings (Price vs Performance) March 2023 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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Welcome to our freeware PC speed test tool. UserBenchmark will test your PC and compare the results to other users with the same components. You can quickly size up your PC, identify hardware problems and explore the best upgrades.

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How it works

  • - Download and run UserBenchmark.
  • - CPU tests include: integer, floating and string.
  • - GPU tests include: six 3D game simulations.
  • - Drive tests include: read, write, sustained write and mixed IO.
  • - RAM tests include: single/multi core bandwidth and latency.
  • - SkillBench (space shooter) tests user input accuracy.
  • - Reports are generated and presented on
  • - Identify the strongest components in your PC.
  • - See speed test results from other users.
  • - Compare your components to the current market leaders.
  • - Explore your best upgrade options with a virtual PC build.
  • - Compare your in-game FPS to other users with your hardware.

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