Release date ≈ Q4 2017.


Release date ≈ Q3 2018.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 10,726 user samples
10,374 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 286% 319GB free
Worst Bench: 127% 292GB free (System drive)
Poor: 127% Great: 286%
SPEED RANK: 48th / 992
352 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 208% 412GB free (System drive)
Worst Bench: 105% 257GB free (System drive)
Poor: 105% Great: 208%
SPEED RANK: 91st / 992
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
210 % Much faster effective speed.
155 %
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
1572 MB/s Much faster read speed.
1134 MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
1427 MB/s Faster write speed.
1173 MB/s
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
51.2 MB/s Faster random read.
39.5 MB/s
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
109 MB/s Faster random write.
93.9 MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
1056 MB/s Faster mixed IO speed.
890 MB/s
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
65.8 MB/s Much faster random mixed IO.
48.5 MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
710 MB/s Faster sustained write speed.
548 MB/s
Peak Sequential Read Speed
2317 MB/s Faster peak read speed.
1844 MB/s
Peak Sequential Write Speed
1860 MB/s Faster peak write speed.
1612 MB/s
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
65.8 MB/s Much faster peak random read.
49.3 MB/s
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
171 MB/s Faster peak random write.
132 MB/s
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
1515 MB/s Slightly faster peak mixed IO speed.
1400 MB/s
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
87.3 MB/s Faster peak random mixed IO.
69.8 MB/s
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
841 MB/s Faster peak sustained write speed.
652 MB/s
Market Share
Based on 13,031,166 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.42 % Insanely higher market share.
0.02 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
51 % +2% 50 %
16+ Months 7+ Months Much more recent.
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
1438 MB/s Much faster peak deep queue read.
808 MB/s
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
1242 MB/s Much faster peak deep queue write.
723 MB/s
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
4,212 Pts Much stronger server IO.
2,592 Pts
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
1292 MB/s Hugely faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
651 MB/s
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
900 MB/s Much faster deep queue read.
555 MB/s
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
708 MB/s Much faster deep queue write.
481 MB/s
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
797 MB/s Much faster deep queue mixed IO.
506 MB/s
512GB 512GB
Solid State Drive Rankings (Price vs Performance) March 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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