Release date ≈ Q2 2018.


Release date ≈ Q1 2019.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 44,406 user samples
3,004 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 306% 848GB free (System drive)
Worst Bench: 191% 116GB free (System drive)
Poor: 191% Great: 306%
SPEED RANK: 37th / 1016
41,402 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 379% 546GB free
Worst Bench: 245% 679GB free (System drive)
Poor: 245% Great: 379%
SPEED RANK: 13th / 1016
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
262 % 330 % Faster effective speed.
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
1763 MB/s 2394 MB/s Much faster read speed.
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
1939 MB/s 2194 MB/s Slightly faster write speed.
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
44.2 MB/s 62.3 MB/s Much faster random read.
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
147 MB/s 152 MB/s +3%
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
1604 MB/s 1700 MB/s Slightly faster mixed IO speed.
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
64.7 MB/s 85.2 MB/s Much faster random mixed IO.
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
1232 MB/s 1550 MB/s Faster sustained write speed.
Peak Sequential Read Speed
1934 MB/s 2701 MB/s Much faster peak read speed.
Peak Sequential Write Speed
2306 MB/s 2610 MB/s Slightly faster peak write speed.
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
49.4 MB/s 70.1 MB/s Much faster peak random read.
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
194 MB/s +1% 192 MB/s
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
1819 MB/s 1978 MB/s Slightly faster peak mixed IO speed.
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
76.4 MB/s 100 MB/s Much faster peak random mixed IO.
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
1487 MB/s 1814 MB/s Faster peak sustained write speed.
Market Share
Based on 21,625,834 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.04 % 1.27 % Insanely higher market share.
Value For Money
59.1 % 71.7 % Better value.
User Rating
UBM User Rating
52 % 89 % Much more popular.
Price (score)
$190 Slightly cheaper.
21+ Months 12+ Months Much more recent.
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
1627 MB/s 1703 MB/s +5%
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
1352 MB/s 1472 MB/s Slightly faster peak deep queue write.
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
4,625 Pts 5,020 Pts Slightly stronger server IO.
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
1465 MB/s 1565 MB/s Slightly faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
1157 MB/s 1259 MB/s Slightly faster deep queue read.
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
914 MB/s 1043 MB/s Slightly faster deep queue write.
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
1024 MB/s 1139 MB/s Slightly faster deep queue mixed IO.

If you have the PCI-E lanes to support it... This is hilariously potent. Read/writes out of this world, that only workstations would ever truly find useful, if even that. For games, you'll never worry about load times again. [Aug '19 xDEFCONx]


Solid State Drive Rankings (Price vs Performance) January 2020 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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