Real World Speed
Performance profile from 2,777 user samples
2,777 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 137% 146GB free (System drive)
Worst Bench: 69% 98GB free (System drive)
Poor: 69% Great: 137%
SPEED RANK: 188th / 1030
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
110 % Faster effective speed.
98.4 %
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
526 MB/s Faster read speed.
459 MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
584 MB/s Much faster write speed.
412 MB/s
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
39.7 MB/s Faster random read.
33.6 MB/s
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
84.3 MB/s 88.4 MB/s +5%
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
275 MB/s 361 MB/s Much faster mixed IO speed.
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
47.7 MB/s Slightly faster random mixed IO.
44.7 MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
279 MB/s 301 MB/s Slightly faster sustained write speed.
Peak Sequential Read Speed
792 MB/s Much faster peak read speed.
502 MB/s
Peak Sequential Write Speed
741 MB/s Much faster peak write speed.
484 MB/s
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
51.3 MB/s Faster peak random read.
41.3 MB/s
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
114 MB/s 120 MB/s Slightly faster peak random write.
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
370 MB/s 414 MB/s Faster peak mixed IO speed.
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
63.4 MB/s Faster peak random mixed IO.
56.4 MB/s
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
331 MB/s 391 MB/s Faster peak sustained write speed.
Market Share
Based on 29,823,332 SSDs tested.
User Rating
UBM User Rating
50 % 72.2 % Much more popular.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.03 % 0.45 % Insanely higher market share.
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
876 MB/s Hugely faster peak deep queue read.
366 MB/s
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
625 MB/s Much faster peak deep queue write.
357 MB/s
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
621 MB/s Hugely faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
317 MB/s
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
625 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue read.
321 MB/s
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
304 MB/s +5% 290 MB/s
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
482 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue mixed IO.
256 MB/s
37+ Months Much more recent.
57.7 Months
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
2,346 Pts Hugely stronger server IO.
1,232 Pts
256GB   —
Solid State Drive Rankings (Price vs Performance) August 2020 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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