Release date ≈ Q1 2015.

Release date ≈ Q3 2018.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 61,884 user samples
56,676 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 88% 151GB free (System drive)
Worst Bench: 35% 23GB free (System drive)
Poor: 35% Great: 88%
SPEED RANK: 699th / 996
5,208 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 101% 201GB free
Worst Bench: 32% 82GB free (System drive)
Poor: 32% Great: 101%
SPEED RANK: 648th / 996
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
60.8 % 64.3 % Slightly faster effective speed.
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
394 MB/s 466 MB/s Faster read speed.
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
269 MB/s 402 MB/s Much faster write speed.
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
18.9 MB/s 26.6 MB/s Much faster random read.
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
74.8 MB/s Much faster random write.
52 MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
215 MB/s 279 MB/s Faster mixed IO speed.
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
14 MB/s 16.2 MB/s Faster random mixed IO.
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
189 MB/s 217 MB/s Slightly faster sustained write speed.
Peak Sequential Read Speed
490 MB/s 512 MB/s +4%
Peak Sequential Write Speed
403 MB/s 453 MB/s Slightly faster peak write speed.
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
28.6 MB/s 35.7 MB/s Faster peak random read.
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
117 MB/s +4% 113 MB/s
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
362 MB/s 429 MB/s Faster peak mixed IO speed.
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
21.8 MB/s 32.1 MB/s Much faster peak random mixed IO.
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
382 MB/s 439 MB/s Slightly faster peak sustained write speed.
Market Share
Based on 13,722,657 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.66 % Higher market share.
0.53 %
Value For Money
130 % 148 % Slightly better value.
User Rating
UBM User Rating
55 % 55 %
Price (score)
$33 $30 Slightly cheaper.
48+ Months 7+ Months Hugely more recent.
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
218 MB/s 250 MB/s Slightly faster peak deep queue read.
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
314 MB/s 348 MB/s Slightly faster peak deep queue write.
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
925 Pts 1,027 Pts Slightly stronger server IO.
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
106 MB/s Hugely faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
49.7 MB/s
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
163 MB/s 210 MB/s Faster deep queue read.
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
216 MB/s 266 MB/s Faster deep queue write.
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
44.5 MB/s Faster deep queue mixed IO.
36.6 MB/s
240GB 240GB

Too fast for me :') [Oct '17 PCmaster]


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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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