Real World Speed
Performance profile from 3,034 user samples
3,034 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 109% 317GB free (System drive)
Worst Bench: 59% 78GB free (System drive)
Poor: 59% Great: 109%
SPEED RANK: 331st / 1058
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
89.1 % 99.5 % Faster effective speed.
+12%
Read
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
464 MB/s +0% 464 MB/s
Write
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
388 MB/s 407 MB/s +5%
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
27.5 MB/s 34.8 MB/s Faster random read.
+26%
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
72.5 MB/s 88.3 MB/s Faster random write.
+22%
Mixed
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
285 MB/s 362 MB/s Faster mixed IO speed.
+27%
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
36.9 MB/s 45.7 MB/s Faster random mixed IO.
+24%
SusWrite
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
331 MB/s Faster sustained write speed.
+10%
301 MB/s
Read
Peak Sequential Read Speed
513 MB/s +1% 507 MB/s
Write
Peak Sequential Write Speed
438 MB/s 486 MB/s Faster peak write speed.
+11%
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
37.5 MB/s 43 MB/s Faster peak random read.
+15%
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
108 MB/s 120 MB/s Faster peak random write.
+11%
Mixed
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
342 MB/s 423 MB/s Faster peak mixed IO speed.
+24%
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
50.7 MB/s 58.2 MB/s Faster peak random mixed IO.
+15%
SusWrite
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
435 MB/s Faster peak sustained write speed.
+13%
386 MB/s
Market Share
Based on 46,959,956 SSDs tested.
User Rating
UBM User Rating
50 % 56.7 % More popular.
+13%
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0 % 0.31 % Insanely higher market share.
+∞%
Price
Price (score)
$228 123 USD Hugely cheaper.
+85%
Value
Value For Money
10.6 % 15.4 % Much better value.
+45%
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
280 MB/s 367 MB/s Much faster peak deep queue read.
+31%
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
304 MB/s 358 MB/s Faster peak deep queue write.
+18%
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
209 MB/s 331 MB/s Much faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
+58%
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
253 MB/s 324 MB/s Faster deep queue read.
+28%
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
239 MB/s 288 MB/s Faster deep queue write.
+21%
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
176 MB/s 261 MB/s Much faster deep queue mixed IO.
+49%
Age
Newest
75+ Months 62.6 Months More recent.
+20%
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
1024 Pts 1,239 Pts Stronger server IO.
+21%
Capacity
Capacity
512GB   —
Solid State Drive Rankings (Price vs Performance) September 2021 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 user rated - User sentiment trumps benchmarks for this comparison.
  • 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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  • - Download and run UserBenchMark.
  • - CPU tests include: integer, floating and string.
  • - GPU tests include: six 3D game simulations.
  • - Drive tests include: read, write, sustained write and mixed IO.
  • - RAM tests include: single/multi core bandwidth and latency.
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  • - Reports are generated and presented on userbenchmark.com.
  • - Identify the strongest components in your PC.
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  • - Compare your components to the current market leaders.
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Intel Core i7-11700K $350Nvidia GTX 1660S (Super) $240Samsung 850 Evo 120GB $183
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