Real World Speed
Performance profile from 11,225 user samples
11,225 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 104% 232GB free
Worst Bench: 64% 29GB free (System drive)
Poor: 64% Great: 104%
SPEED RANK: 377th / 1058
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
85.8 % 98.8 % Faster effective speed.
+15%
Read
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
460 MB/s 464 MB/s +1%
Write
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
339 MB/s 408 MB/s Faster write speed.
+20%
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
32.2 MB/s 34.6 MB/s Slightly faster random read.
+7%
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
78.3 MB/s 87.3 MB/s Faster random write.
+12%
Mixed
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
241 MB/s 362 MB/s Much faster mixed IO speed.
+50%
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
38.8 MB/s 45.4 MB/s Faster random mixed IO.
+17%
SusWrite
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
178 MB/s 296 MB/s Much faster sustained write speed.
+66%
Read
Peak Sequential Read Speed
512 MB/s +1% 506 MB/s
Write
Peak Sequential Write Speed
476 MB/s 486 MB/s +2%
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
41 MB/s 42.8 MB/s +4%
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
118 MB/s 120 MB/s +2%
Mixed
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
338 MB/s 423 MB/s Faster peak mixed IO speed.
+25%
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
52.3 MB/s 58.1 MB/s Faster peak random mixed IO.
+11%
SusWrite
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
217 MB/s 384 MB/s Much faster peak sustained write speed.
+77%
Market Share
Based on 45,391,012 SSDs tested.
User Rating
UBM User Rating
50 % 56.7 % More popular.
+13%
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.03 % 0.31 % Hugely higher market share.
+941%
Price
Price (score)
$55 Hugely cheaper.
+129%
127 USD
Value
Value For Money
17.3 % Better value.
+14%
15.1 %
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
381 MB/s +4% 368 MB/s
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
321 MB/s 358 MB/s Faster peak deep queue write.
+11%
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
279 MB/s 331 MB/s Faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
+19%
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
340 MB/s Slightly faster deep queue read.
+5%
323 MB/s
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
260 MB/s 287 MB/s Faster deep queue write.
+10%
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
234 MB/s 260 MB/s Faster deep queue mixed IO.
+11%
Age
Newest
47+ Months More recent.
+30%
60.9 Months
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
1,215 Pts 1,238 Pts +2%
Capacity
Capacity
250GB   —
Solid State Drive Rankings (Price vs Performance) July 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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  • - CPU tests include: integer, floating and string.
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  • - Reports are generated and presented on userbenchmark.com.
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