Release date ≈ Q3 2017.


Release date ≈ Q4 2017.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 34,454 user samples
14,132 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 212% 88GB free (System drive)
Worst Bench: 90% 56GB free (System drive)
Poor: 90% Great: 212%
SPEED RANK: 117th / 1011
20,322 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 296% 477GB free
Worst Bench: 145% 145GB free (System drive)
Poor: 145% Great: 296%
SPEED RANK: 50th / 1011
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
146 % 225 % Much faster effective speed.
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
1204 MB/s 1707 MB/s Much faster read speed.
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
558 MB/s 1538 MB/s Hugely faster write speed.
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
32.4 MB/s 53.4 MB/s Much faster random read.
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
99.1 MB/s 117 MB/s Faster random write.
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
570 MB/s 1140 MB/s Hugely faster mixed IO speed.
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
43.6 MB/s 69.5 MB/s Much faster random mixed IO.
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
404 MB/s 718 MB/s Much faster sustained write speed.
Peak Sequential Read Speed
1833 MB/s 2349 MB/s Faster peak read speed.
Peak Sequential Write Speed
1094 MB/s 1896 MB/s Much faster peak write speed.
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
47.5 MB/s 67.7 MB/s Much faster peak random read.
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
150 MB/s 180 MB/s Faster peak random write.
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
1318 MB/s 1564 MB/s Faster peak mixed IO speed.
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
67.6 MB/s 92.8 MB/s Much faster peak random mixed IO.
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
639 MB/s 846 MB/s Much faster peak sustained write speed.
Market Share
Based on 17,616,003 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.2 % 0.52 % Hugely higher market share.
User Rating
UBM User Rating
51 % 53 % +4%
24+ Months 22+ Months Slightly more recent.
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
1019 MB/s 1608 MB/s Much faster peak deep queue read.
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
949 MB/s 1352 MB/s Much faster peak deep queue write.
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
3,070 Pts 4,599 Pts Much stronger server IO.
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
756 MB/s 1453 MB/s Hugely faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
665 MB/s 1023 MB/s Much faster deep queue read.
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
437 MB/s 833 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue write.
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
383 MB/s 909 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue mixed IO.
512GB 512GB
Solid State Drive Rankings (Price vs Performance) September 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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