Release date ≈ Q1 2015.

Release date ≈ Q3 2018.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 57,782 user samples
54,928 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 86% 49GB free
Worst Bench: 35% 70GB free (System drive)
Poor: 35% Great: 86%
SPEED RANK: 707th / 991
2,854 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 101% 192GB free (System drive)
Worst Bench: 35% 169GB free (System drive)
Poor: 35% Great: 101%
SPEED RANK: 630th / 991
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
59 % 64.8 % Slightly faster effective speed.
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
392 MB/s 468 MB/s Faster read speed.
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
276 MB/s 406 MB/s Much faster write speed.
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
18.9 MB/s 27.3 MB/s Much faster random read.
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
72.4 MB/s Much faster random write.
52.5 MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
213 MB/s 280 MB/s Much faster mixed IO speed.
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
13.3 MB/s 15.9 MB/s Faster random mixed IO.
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
180 MB/s 223 MB/s Faster sustained write speed.
Peak Sequential Read Speed
493 MB/s 512 MB/s +4%
Peak Sequential Write Speed
402 MB/s 453 MB/s Slightly faster peak write speed.
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
28.6 MB/s 36 MB/s Faster peak random read.
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
117 MB/s +4% 112 MB/s
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
366 MB/s 426 MB/s Faster peak mixed IO speed.
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
21.1 MB/s 31.8 MB/s Much faster peak random mixed IO.
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
368 MB/s 438 MB/s Faster peak sustained write speed.
Market Share
Based on 12,089,043 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.66 % Hugely higher market share.
0.34 %
Value For Money
121 % 133 % Slightly better value.
User Rating
UBM User Rating
55 % +2% 54 %
Price (score)
$35 $35
46+ Months 5+ Months Hugely more recent.
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
213 MB/s 263 MB/s Faster peak deep queue read.
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
312 MB/s 348 MB/s Slightly faster peak deep queue write.
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
915 Pts 1,046 Pts Slightly stronger server IO.
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
101 MB/s Hugely faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
49.9 MB/s
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
158 MB/s 208 MB/s Much faster deep queue read.
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
212 MB/s 251 MB/s Faster deep queue write.
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
40.5 MB/s Slightly faster deep queue mixed IO.
38.5 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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