Real World Speed
Performance profile from 4,164 user samples
4,164 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 116% 174GB free (System drive)
Worst Bench: 60% 63GB free (System drive)
Poor: 60% Great: 116%
SPEED RANK: 322nd / 1058
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
89.7 % 98.8 % Faster effective speed.
+10%
Read
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
425 MB/s 464 MB/s Slightly faster read speed.
+9%
Write
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
384 MB/s 408 MB/s Slightly faster write speed.
+6%
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
31.5 MB/s 34.6 MB/s Slightly faster random read.
+10%
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
73.8 MB/s 87.3 MB/s Faster random write.
+18%
Mixed
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
338 MB/s 362 MB/s Slightly faster mixed IO speed.
+7%
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
42 MB/s 45.4 MB/s Slightly faster random mixed IO.
+8%
SusWrite
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
247 MB/s 296 MB/s Faster sustained write speed.
+20%
Read
Peak Sequential Read Speed
501 MB/s 506 MB/s +1%
Write
Peak Sequential Write Speed
478 MB/s 485 MB/s +2%
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
44.6 MB/s +4% 42.8 MB/s
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
111 MB/s 120 MB/s Slightly faster peak random write.
+8%
Mixed
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
399 MB/s 423 MB/s Slightly faster peak mixed IO speed.
+6%
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
59.7 MB/s +3% 58.1 MB/s
SusWrite
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
329 MB/s 384 MB/s Faster peak sustained write speed.
+17%
Market Share
Based on 45,304,656 SSDs tested.
User Rating
UBM User Rating
50 % 56.7 % More popular.
+13%
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.02 % 0.31 % Insanely higher market share.
+1,467%
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
383 MB/s +4% 368 MB/s
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
343 MB/s 358 MB/s +4%
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
355 MB/s Slightly faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
+7%
331 MB/s
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
335 MB/s +4% 322 MB/s
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
287 MB/s +0% 287 MB/s
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
298 MB/s Faster deep queue mixed IO.
+15%
259 MB/s
Age
Newest
59+ Months +3% 60.9 Months
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
1,240 Pts +0% 1,238 Pts
Capacity
Capacity
256GB   —
Solid State Drive Rankings (Price vs Performance) July 2021 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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  • 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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  • - 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.
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  • - Reports are generated and presented on userbenchmark.com.
  • - Identify the strongest components in your PC.
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  • - Compare your components to the current market leaders.
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