Real World Speed
Performance profile from 69,400 user samples
69,400 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 55% 39GB free
Worst Bench: 34% 112GB free (System drive)
Poor: 34% Great: 55%
SPEED RANK: 903rd / 1058
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
45.2 % 99.2 % Hugely faster effective speed.
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
422 MB/s 463 MB/s Slightly faster read speed.
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
319 MB/s 406 MB/s Faster write speed.
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
17.9 MB/s 34.7 MB/s Hugely faster random read.
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
32.4 MB/s 87.8 MB/s Hugely faster random write.
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
245 MB/s 361 MB/s Much faster mixed IO speed.
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
13.4 MB/s 45.5 MB/s Hugely faster random mixed IO.
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
97.9 MB/s 300 MB/s Hugely faster sustained write speed.
Peak Sequential Read Speed
460 MB/s 507 MB/s Faster peak read speed.
Peak Sequential Write Speed
384 MB/s 486 MB/s Faster peak write speed.
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
23.4 MB/s 43 MB/s Hugely faster peak random read.
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
44.9 MB/s 120 MB/s Hugely faster peak random write.
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
325 MB/s 424 MB/s Much faster peak mixed IO speed.
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
19.5 MB/s 58.2 MB/s Hugely faster peak random mixed IO.
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
162 MB/s 387 MB/s Hugely faster peak sustained write speed.
Market Share
Based on 47,080,386 SSDs tested.
User Rating
UBM User Rating
51 % 56.7 % More popular.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.24 % 0.31 % Much higher market share.
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
120 MB/s 367 MB/s Hugely faster peak deep queue read.
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
101 MB/s 358 MB/s Hugely faster peak deep queue write.
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
44.4 MB/s 331 MB/s Hugely faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
102 MB/s 323 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue read.
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
75.5 MB/s 288 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue write.
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
31.7 MB/s 260 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue mixed IO.
43+ Months Much more recent.
62.8 Months
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
476 Pts 1,239 Pts Hugely stronger server IO.
240GB   —

A great budget M.2 solution that costs no more than most 240GB SSD's, however be aware that an SSD like Kingston's A400 240GB will perform much better. The M.2 payoff is its small size, making it an ideal addition to HTPC's or small form factor builds. [Feb '19 boingk]


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]


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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  • - 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
  • - 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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