Real World Speed
Performance profile from 246,411 user samples
5,881 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 307% 194GB free (System drive)
Worst Bench: 163% 405GB free (System drive)
Poor: 163% Great: 307%
SPEED RANK: 51st / 1058
240,530 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 374% 890GB free (System drive)
Worst Bench: 245% 318GB free
Poor: 245% Great: 374%
SPEED RANK: 20th / 1058
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
248 % 324 % Much faster effective speed.
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
1712 MB/s 2412 MB/s Much faster read speed.
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
1886 MB/s 2167 MB/s Faster write speed.
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
43 MB/s 61.5 MB/s Much faster random read.
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
137 MB/s 150 MB/s Slightly faster random write.
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
1550 MB/s 1708 MB/s Faster mixed IO speed.
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
62.6 MB/s 84.3 MB/s Much faster random mixed IO.
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
1137 MB/s 1494 MB/s Much faster sustained write speed.
Peak Sequential Read Speed
1941 MB/s 2691 MB/s Much faster peak read speed.
Peak Sequential Write Speed
2324 MB/s 2596 MB/s Faster peak write speed.
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
49.9 MB/s 69.6 MB/s Much faster peak random read.
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
196 MB/s +3% 190 MB/s
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
1829 MB/s 1969 MB/s Slightly faster peak mixed IO speed.
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
76.9 MB/s 99 MB/s Faster peak random mixed IO.
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
1491 MB/s 1791 MB/s Faster peak sustained write speed.
Market Share
Based on 43,082,155 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.01 % 1.92 % Insanely higher market share.
Value For Money
56.9 % 87.3 % Much better value.
User Rating
UBM User Rating
51 % 65 % More popular.
Price (score)
$186 $150 Cheaper.
37+ Months 27+ Months More recent.
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
1578 MB/s +1% 1565 MB/s
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
1297 MB/s 1340 MB/s +3%
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
4,502 Pts 4,675 Pts +4%
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
1408 MB/s 1427 MB/s +1%
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
1109 MB/s 1215 MB/s Slightly faster deep queue read.
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
806 MB/s 970 MB/s Faster deep queue write.
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
948 MB/s 1071 MB/s Faster deep queue mixed IO.

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Solid State Drive Rankings (Price vs Performance) May 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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