Real World Speed
Performance profile from 37,629 user samples
37,629 User Benchmarks
Great bench: 666% 1.5TB free (System drive)
Poor bench: 293% 1.5TB free (System drive)
Poor: 293% Great: 666%
SPEED RANK: 8th / 1080
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
492 % 536 % Slightly faster effective speed.
+9%
Read
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
3802 MB/s 4,096 MB/s Slightly faster read speed.
+8%
Write
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
3872 MB/s 4,572 MB/s Faster write speed.
+18%
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
70.9 MB/s 82.3 MB/s Faster random read.
+16%
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
184 MB/s 202 MB/s Slightly faster random write.
+10%
Mixed
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
2917 MB/s 3,131 MB/s Slightly faster mixed IO speed.
+7%
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
82.8 MB/s 104 MB/s Faster random mixed IO.
+26%
SusWrite
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
2856 MB/s 3,179 MB/s Faster sustained write speed.
+11%
Read
Peak Sequential Read Speed
4680 MB/s 5,696 MB/s Faster peak read speed.
+22%
Write
Peak Sequential Write Speed
4993 MB/s 6,147 MB/s Faster peak write speed.
+23%
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
84.8 MB/s 191 MB/s Hugely faster peak random read.
+126%
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
310 MB/s 359 MB/s Faster peak random write.
+16%
Mixed
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
3538 MB/s 4,216 MB/s Faster peak mixed IO speed.
+19%
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
113 MB/s 184 MB/s Much faster peak random mixed IO.
+63%
SusWrite
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
4587 MB/s +0% 4,571 MB/s
Market Share
Based on 76,391,023 SSDs tested
User Rating
UBM User Rating
75 % Slightly more popular.
+10%
68.2 %
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.68 % Much higher market share.
+53%
0.44 %
Price
Price (score)
$119 Hugely cheaper.
+81%
216 USD
Value
Value For Money
265 % Better value.
+30%
204 %
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
2409 MB/s +4% 2,311 MB/s
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
2012 MB/s Slightly faster peak deep queue write.
+6%
1,906 MB/s
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
2180 MB/s +4% 2,094 MB/s
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
1799 MB/s Slightly faster deep queue read.
+5%
1710 MB/s
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
1387 MB/s Faster deep queue write.
+10%
1,257 MB/s
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
1570 MB/s Slightly faster deep queue mixed IO.
+6%
1,485 MB/s
Age
Newest
23 Months 15.4 Months Much more recent.
+49%
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
7,322 Pts 7,606 Pts +4%
Capacity
Capacity
2TB   —
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