Real World Speed
Performance profile from 260,338 user samples
8,061 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 222% 19GB free (System drive)
Worst Bench: 138% 21GB free (System drive)
Poor: 138% Great: 222%
SPEED RANK: 97th / 1058
252,277 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 377% 888GB free (System drive)
Worst Bench: 242% 602GB free (System drive)
Poor: 242% Great: 377%
SPEED RANK: 20th / 1058
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
190 % 322 % Much faster effective speed.
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
1528 MB/s 2398 MB/s Much faster read speed.
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
1361 MB/s 2137 MB/s Much faster write speed.
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
44.7 MB/s 62 MB/s Much faster random read.
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
140 MB/s 148 MB/s Slightly faster random write.
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
1216 MB/s 1692 MB/s Much faster mixed IO speed.
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
63.1 MB/s 83.9 MB/s Much faster random mixed IO.
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
403 MB/s 1482 MB/s Hugely faster sustained write speed.
Peak Sequential Read Speed
1728 MB/s 2700 MB/s Much faster peak read speed.
Peak Sequential Write Speed
1535 MB/s 2587 MB/s Much faster peak write speed.
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
50.1 MB/s 71.4 MB/s Much faster peak random read.
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
192 MB/s 193 MB/s +1%
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
1367 MB/s 1972 MB/s Much faster peak mixed IO speed.
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
75.7 MB/s 100 MB/s Much faster peak random mixed IO.
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
476 MB/s 1796 MB/s Hugely faster peak sustained write speed.
Market Share
Based on 44,034,231 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.02 % 2.09 % Insanely higher market share.
Value For Money
27.1 % 86.9 % Hugely better value.
User Rating
UBM User Rating
51 % 65 % More popular.
Price (score)
$88 Much cheaper.
38+ Months 28+ Months More recent.
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
860 MB/s 1650 MB/s Hugely faster peak deep queue read.
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
1206 MB/s 1392 MB/s Faster peak deep queue write.
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
3,191 Pts 4,861 Pts Much stronger server IO.
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
803 MB/s 1481 MB/s Hugely faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
800 MB/s 1239 MB/s Much faster deep queue read.
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
794 MB/s 966 MB/s Faster deep queue write.
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
705 MB/s 1074 MB/s Much faster deep queue mixed IO.
250GB 1TB

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Solid State Drive Rankings (Price vs Performance) June 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]


Group Test Results

  • 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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Welcome to our freeware PC speed test tool. UserBenchmark will test your PC and compare the results to other users with the same components. You can quickly size up your PC, identify hardware problems and explore the best upgrades.

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How it works

  • - 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.
  • - Reports are generated and presented on userbenchmark.com.
  • - Identify the strongest components in your PC.
  • - See speed test results from other users.
  • - Compare your components to the current market leaders.
  • - Explore your best upgrade options with a virtual PC build.
  • - Compare your in-game FPS to other users with your hardware.
  • - Share your opinion by voting.

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