Release date ≈ Q4 2017.


Release date ≈ Q3 2018.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 43,333 user samples
42,415 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 286% 325GB free (System drive)
Worst Bench: 144% 353GB free (System drive)
Poor: 144% Great: 286%
SPEED RANK: 57th / 1026
918 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 208% 431GB free (System drive)
Worst Bench: 88% 163GB free (System drive)
Poor: 88% Great: 208%
SPEED RANK: 121st / 1026
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
223 % Much faster effective speed.
152 %
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
1743 MB/s Much faster read speed.
1135 MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
1574 MB/s Faster write speed.
1274 MB/s
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
54.2 MB/s Much faster random read.
39.8 MB/s
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
113 MB/s Faster random write.
97.7 MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
1192 MB/s Much faster mixed IO speed.
892 MB/s
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
68.8 MB/s Much faster random mixed IO.
49.4 MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
696 MB/s Much faster sustained write speed.
495 MB/s
Peak Sequential Read Speed
2344 MB/s Faster peak read speed.
1854 MB/s
Peak Sequential Write Speed
2140 MB/s Faster peak write speed.
1850 MB/s
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
66.8 MB/s Much faster peak random read.
51.2 MB/s
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
164 MB/s Faster peak random write.
137 MB/s
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
1576 MB/s Faster peak mixed IO speed.
1386 MB/s
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
88.7 MB/s Faster peak random mixed IO.
72.3 MB/s
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
973 MB/s Much faster peak sustained write speed.
656 MB/s
Market Share
Based on 29,454,821 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.32 % Insanely higher market share.
0.01 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
55 % Slightly more popular.
50 %
33+ Months 24+ Months More recent.
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
1476 MB/s Hugely faster peak deep queue read.
801 MB/s
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
1289 MB/s Hugely faster peak deep queue write.
714 MB/s
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
4356 Pts Much stronger server IO.
2,618 Pts
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
1342 MB/s Hugely faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
640 MB/s
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
1006 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue read.
526 MB/s
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
788 MB/s Much faster deep queue write.
491 MB/s
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
887 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue mixed IO.
480 MB/s
512GB 512GB

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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]


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