Real World Speed
Performance profile from 30,990 user samples
30,990 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 116% 339GB free
Worst Bench: 77% 330GB free (System drive)
Poor: 77% Great: 116%
SPEED RANK: 241st / 1058
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
99.1 % 99.4 % +0%
Read
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
439 MB/s 463 MB/s Slightly faster read speed.
+6%
Write
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
420 MB/s +3% 406 MB/s
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
32.8 MB/s 34.7 MB/s Slightly faster random read.
+6%
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
89.7 MB/s +2% 88.2 MB/s
Mixed
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
318 MB/s 361 MB/s Faster mixed IO speed.
+14%
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
42.3 MB/s 45.6 MB/s Slightly faster random mixed IO.
+8%
SusWrite
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
353 MB/s Faster sustained write speed.
+17%
301 MB/s
Read
Peak Sequential Read Speed
505 MB/s 507 MB/s +0%
Write
Peak Sequential Write Speed
482 MB/s 486 MB/s +1%
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
40.4 MB/s 43 MB/s Slightly faster peak random read.
+6%
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
113 MB/s 120 MB/s Slightly faster peak random write.
+6%
Mixed
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
399 MB/s 423 MB/s Slightly faster peak mixed IO speed.
+6%
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
53.2 MB/s 58.2 MB/s Slightly faster peak random mixed IO.
+9%
SusWrite
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
460 MB/s Faster peak sustained write speed.
+19%
387 MB/s
Market Share
Based on 47,031,645 SSDs tested.
User Rating
UBM User Rating
50 % 56.7 % More popular.
+13%
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.16 % 0.31 % Hugely higher market share.
+95%
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
386 MB/s Slightly faster peak deep queue read.
+5%
367 MB/s
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
324 MB/s 358 MB/s Faster peak deep queue write.
+11%
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
254 MB/s 331 MB/s Much faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
+30%
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
326 MB/s +1% 324 MB/s
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
271 MB/s 288 MB/s Slightly faster deep queue write.
+6%
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
203 MB/s 261 MB/s Faster deep queue mixed IO.
+29%
Age
Newest
31+ Months Hugely more recent.
+102%
62.6 Months
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
1,220 Pts 1,239 Pts +2%
Capacity
Capacity
1TB   —
Solid State Drive Rankings (Price vs Performance) September 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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  • 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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  • - 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.
  • - SkillBench (space shooter) tests user input accuracy.
  • - 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.
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Intel Core i5-11600K $270Nvidia RTX 3060-Ti $400Crucial MX500 250GB $45
Intel Core i5-11400F $260Nvidia RTX 3070 $500Samsung 850 Evo 120GB $183
Intel Core i7-11700K $346Nvidia GTX 1660S (Super) $240Samsung 860 Evo 250GB $52
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Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $40Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $78SanDisk Extreme 64GB $72
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $35Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $77SanDisk Extreme 32GB $28
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) $80G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $649SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $16
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