Group Average(9 Highest-Voted)
Real World Speed
Performance profile from 23,579 user samples
23,579 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 109% 396GB free
Worst Bench: 62% 86GB free (System drive)
Poor: 62% Great: 109%
SPEED RANK: 243rd / 980
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
88.8 % 93.4 % Slightly faster effective speed.
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
457 MB/s +3% 445 MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
407 MB/s 409 MB/s +1%
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
29.8 MB/s +3% 28.9 MB/s
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
79.4 MB/s 88 MB/s Slightly faster random write.
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
279 MB/s 323 MB/s Faster mixed IO speed.
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
37.3 MB/s 38.3 MB/s +3%
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
252 MB/s 327 MB/s Faster sustained write speed.
Peak Sequential Read Speed
503 MB/s +3% 487 MB/s
Peak Sequential Write Speed
481 MB/s +1% 477 MB/s
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
38.3 MB/s Slightly faster peak random read.
35.2 MB/s
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
119 MB/s 124 MB/s +4%
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
351 MB/s 375 MB/s Slightly faster peak mixed IO speed.
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
50.1 MB/s +3% 48.5 MB/s
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
350 MB/s 436 MB/s Faster peak sustained write speed.
Market Share
Based on 11,455,935 SSDs tested.
User Rating
UBM User Rating
65 % 67.4 % +4%
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.28 % 0.49 % Much higher market share.
Price (score)
$85 Hugely cheaper.
167 USD
Value For Money
157 % Much better value.
110 %
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
390 MB/s Faster peak deep queue read.
336 MB/s
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
307 MB/s 340 MB/s Slightly faster peak deep queue write.
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
251 MB/s 252 MB/s +0%
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
339 MB/s Faster deep queue read.
274 MB/s
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
264 MB/s 277 MB/s Slightly faster deep queue write.
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
206 MB/s +1% 204 MB/s
52 Months 48.7 Months Slightly more recent.
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
1,210 Pts +4% 1,159 Pts
480GB   —
Solid State Drive Rankings (Price vs Performance) January 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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  • Best value for money - Value for money is based on real world performance.
  • Fastest real world speed - Real World Speed measures performance for typical consumers.
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