Release date ≈ Q3 2017.


Release date ≈ Q4 2017.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 29,711 user samples
13,568 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 206% 430GB free (System drive)
Worst Bench: 89% 343GB free (System drive)
Poor: 89% Great: 206%
SPEED RANK: 111th / 1003
16,143 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 283% 12GB free (System drive)
Worst Bench: 140% 343GB free (System drive)
Poor: 140% Great: 283%
SPEED RANK: 51st / 1003
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
144 % 217 % Much faster effective speed.
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
1166 MB/s 1643 MB/s Much faster read speed.
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
555 MB/s 1483 MB/s Hugely faster write speed.
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
31 MB/s 52.9 MB/s Much faster random read.
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
99 MB/s 111 MB/s Slightly faster random write.
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
558 MB/s 1106 MB/s Hugely faster mixed IO speed.
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
43.1 MB/s 67.7 MB/s Much faster random mixed IO.
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
415 MB/s 706 MB/s Much faster sustained write speed.
Peak Sequential Read Speed
1826 MB/s 2331 MB/s Faster peak read speed.
Peak Sequential Write Speed
1088 MB/s 1893 MB/s Much faster peak write speed.
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
47.2 MB/s 65.3 MB/s Much faster peak random read.
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
146 MB/s 159 MB/s Slightly faster peak random write.
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
1286 MB/s 1539 MB/s Faster peak mixed IO speed.
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
66.1 MB/s 86.7 MB/s Much faster peak random mixed IO.
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
679 MB/s 838 MB/s Faster peak sustained write speed.
Market Share
Based on 15,811,555 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.21 % 0.45 % Hugely higher market share.
User Rating
UBM User Rating
51 % 51 %
22+ Months 20+ Months Slightly more recent.
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
997 MB/s 1357 MB/s Much faster peak deep queue read.
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
956 MB/s 1189 MB/s Faster peak deep queue write.
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
3,038 Pts 4,031 Pts Much stronger server IO.
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
757 MB/s 1249 MB/s Much faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
644 MB/s 955 MB/s Much faster deep queue read.
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
438 MB/s 781 MB/s Much faster deep queue write.
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
383 MB/s 855 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue mixed IO.
512GB 512GB
Solid State Drive Rankings (Price vs Performance) July 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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