Release date ≈ Q4 2017.


Release date ≈ Q3 2018.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 12,383 user samples
11,941 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 288% 394GB free (System drive)
Worst Bench: 139% 96GB free (System drive)
Poor: 139% Great: 288%
SPEED RANK: 51st / 1000
442 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 211% 412GB free (System drive)
Worst Bench: 100% 257GB free (System drive)
Poor: 100% Great: 211%
SPEED RANK: 95th / 1000
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
216 % Much faster effective speed.
156 %
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
1609 MB/s Much faster read speed.
1144 MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
1447 MB/s Faster write speed.
1200 MB/s
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
52.2 MB/s Much faster random read.
39.6 MB/s
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
112 MB/s Faster random write.
94.9 MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
1065 MB/s Faster mixed IO speed.
894 MB/s
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
66.9 MB/s Much faster random mixed IO.
48.7 MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
707 MB/s Faster sustained write speed.
548 MB/s
Peak Sequential Read Speed
2322 MB/s Faster peak read speed.
1880 MB/s
Peak Sequential Write Speed
1889 MB/s Faster peak write speed.
1625 MB/s
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
66.4 MB/s Much faster peak random read.
50.3 MB/s
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
170 MB/s Faster peak random write.
134 MB/s
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
1487 MB/s Slightly faster peak mixed IO speed.
1399 MB/s
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
88.7 MB/s Faster peak random mixed IO.
70.4 MB/s
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
835 MB/s Faster peak sustained write speed.
656 MB/s
Market Share
Based on 14,373,441 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.46 % Insanely higher market share.
0.03 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
51 % +2% 50 %
18+ Months 9+ Months Much more recent.
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
1499 MB/s Hugely faster peak deep queue read.
825 MB/s
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
1249 MB/s Much faster peak deep queue write.
723 MB/s
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
4,316 Pts Much stronger server IO.
2,627 Pts
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
1311 MB/s Hugely faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
651 MB/s
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
963 MB/s Much faster deep queue read.
557 MB/s
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
768 MB/s Much faster deep queue write.
490 MB/s
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
857 MB/s Much faster deep queue mixed IO.
509 MB/s
512GB 512GB
Solid State Drive Rankings (Price vs Performance) May 2019 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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