Release date ≈ Q4 2019.

Release date ≈ Q4 2018.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 110,644 user samples
29,392 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 271% 567GB free
Worst Bench: 177% 930GB free
Poor: 177% Great: 271%
SPEED RANK: 52nd / 1040
81,252 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 316% 845GB free (System drive)
Worst Bench: 143% 141GB free (System drive)
Poor: 143% Great: 316%
SPEED RANK: 50th / 1040
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
238 % 240 % +1%
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
1499 MB/s 1511 MB/s +1%
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
1654 MB/s Faster write speed.
1398 MB/s
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
48.7 MB/s 59.4 MB/s Faster random read.
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
159 MB/s Faster random write.
143 MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
1310 MB/s Faster mixed IO speed.
1063 MB/s
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
71.9 MB/s 75.6 MB/s Slightly faster random mixed IO.
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
879 MB/s 1036 MB/s Faster sustained write speed.
Peak Sequential Read Speed
1598 MB/s 1730 MB/s Slightly faster peak read speed.
Peak Sequential Write Speed
1851 MB/s Slightly faster peak write speed.
1748 MB/s
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
54.6 MB/s 69.3 MB/s Faster peak random read.
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
207 MB/s Slightly faster peak random write.
189 MB/s
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
1463 MB/s Faster peak mixed IO speed.
1274 MB/s
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
84.1 MB/s 93 MB/s Faster peak random mixed IO.
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
961 MB/s 1701 MB/s Much faster peak sustained write speed.
Market Share
Based on 34,680,189 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.9 % 1.1 % Higher market share.
Value For Money
90.5 % 91.8 % +1%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
54 % 96 % Much more popular.
Price (score)
$95 $94 +1%
11+ Months Much more recent.
25+ Months
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
1559 MB/s Much faster peak deep queue read.
923 MB/s
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
1263 MB/s Slightly faster peak deep queue write.
1151 MB/s
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
4,355 Pts Much stronger server IO.
3,298 Pts
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
1382 MB/s Hugely faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
316 MB/s
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
1202 MB/s Much faster deep queue read.
750 MB/s
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
923 MB/s Faster deep queue write.
815 MB/s
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
1063 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue mixed IO.
273 MB/s

Objectively infallible for everyone short of an extreme workstation needing to save time in every place possible or a power user trying to achieve peak read/writes for bragging. [Aug '20 Kodstar02]


Wanted 1TB NVMe SSD at reasonable price? This SSD caters to budget constrained users whom looks for both high speed transfer and high capacity for their use cases such as video editing, storing games and more. This SSD costs 10 dollar more than SATA 3 equivalent 1TB SSD yet provided faster transfer speed which makes this a worthy purchase provided if you increase your budget by little bit. [Feb '20 ColdSpy]


Solid State Drive Rankings (Price vs Performance) November 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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