Real World Speed
Performance profile from 20,450 user samples
20,450 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 118% 268GB free
Worst Bench: 68% 304GB free (System drive)
Poor: 68% Great: 118%
SPEED RANK: 256th / 1058
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
96.4 % 98.8 % +2%
Read
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
455 MB/s 464 MB/s +2%
Write
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
395 MB/s 408 MB/s +3%
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
31.5 MB/s 34.6 MB/s Slightly faster random read.
+10%
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
78.4 MB/s 87.3 MB/s Faster random write.
+11%
Mixed
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
284 MB/s 362 MB/s Faster mixed IO speed.
+27%
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
39.7 MB/s 45.4 MB/s Faster random mixed IO.
+14%
SusWrite
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
348 MB/s Faster sustained write speed.
+18%
296 MB/s
Read
Peak Sequential Read Speed
512 MB/s +1% 506 MB/s
Write
Peak Sequential Write Speed
482 MB/s 486 MB/s +1%
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
40.4 MB/s 42.8 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
395 MB/s 423 MB/s Slightly faster peak mixed IO speed.
+7%
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
53.4 MB/s 58.1 MB/s Slightly faster peak random mixed IO.
+9%
SusWrite
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
428 MB/s Faster peak sustained write speed.
+11%
384 MB/s
Market Share
Based on 45,354,475 SSDs tested.
User Rating
UBM User Rating
50 % 56.7 % More popular.
+13%
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.08 % 0.31 % Hugely higher market share.
+293%
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
380 MB/s +3% 368 MB/s
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
339 MB/s 358 MB/s Slightly faster peak deep queue write.
+6%
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
288 MB/s 331 MB/s Faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
+15%
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
332 MB/s +3% 323 MB/s
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
281 MB/s 287 MB/s +2%
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
235 MB/s 259 MB/s Faster deep queue mixed IO.
+10%
Age
Newest
31+ Months Hugely more recent.
+96%
60.9 Months
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
1,226 Pts 1,238 Pts +1%
Capacity
Capacity
500GB   —
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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  • Fastest real world speed - Real World Speed measures performance for typical consumers.
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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.
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  • - Reports are generated and presented on userbenchmark.com.
  • - Identify the strongest components in your PC.
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  • - Compare your components to the current market leaders.
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