Real World Speed
Performance profile from 215,934 user samples
206,100 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 478% 931GB free
Worst Bench: 251% 715GB free
Poor: 251% Great: 478%
SPEED RANK: 15th / 1072
9,834 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 576% 886GB free (System drive)
Worst Bench: 260% 193GB free
Poor: 260% Great: 576%
SPEED RANK: 12th / 1072
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
386 % 426 % Faster effective speed.
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
2531 MB/s 3207 MB/s Faster read speed.
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
2792 MB/s 3617 MB/s Faster write speed.
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
69.6 MB/s 70.1 MB/s +1%
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
170 MB/s 200 MB/s Faster random write.
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
2561 MB/s 2746 MB/s Slightly faster mixed IO speed.
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
96.7 MB/s Slightly faster random mixed IO.
89.9 MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
2107 MB/s 2187 MB/s +4%
Peak Sequential Read Speed
3068 MB/s 4390 MB/s Much faster peak read speed.
Peak Sequential Write Speed
3504 MB/s 4741 MB/s Much faster peak write speed.
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
88.9 MB/s +3% 86.5 MB/s
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
248 MB/s 316 MB/s Faster peak random write.
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
3179 MB/s 3332 MB/s +5%
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
131 MB/s Faster peak random mixed IO.
118 MB/s
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
2584 MB/s 3911 MB/s Much faster peak sustained write speed.
Market Share
Based on 73,438,433 SSDs tested
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
1.78 % Insanely higher market share.
0.03 %
Value For Money
167 % 176 % Slightly better value.
User Rating
UBM User Rating
69 % Much more popular.
52 %
Price (score)
$80 Slightly cheaper.
38+ Months 36+ Months Slightly more recent.
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
2173 MB/s 2485 MB/s Faster peak deep queue read.
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
1738 MB/s 2003 MB/s Faster peak deep queue write.
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
6,256 Pts 7,370 Pts Stronger server IO.
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
1939 MB/s 2239 MB/s Faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
1450 MB/s 1624 MB/s Faster deep queue read.
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
1117 MB/s 1250 MB/s Faster deep queue write.
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
1252 MB/s 1392 MB/s Faster deep queue mixed IO.

The 980 Pro with integrated heatsink is a super speedy PCIe gen 4 NVMe SSD. The heatsink provides convenient cooling, making sure your SSD can operate most efficiently. Great choice for your main SSD. [Oct '23 Building_It]


Solid State Drive Rankings (Price vs Performance) December 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]


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