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This chart compares the price performance of Hard Drives is made using thousands of PerformanceTest benchmark results and pricing pulled from various retailers. Benchmark results and pricing is reviewed daily. The chart below compares Hard Drive value (performance / price) using the lowest price from our affiliates. Higher results in the chart represent better value in terms of more performance per dollar. Two charts below (currently on-sale and all-time value) displays the top Hard Drives in terms of value.

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PassMark - Price Performance (Disk Rating / $Price)
Top 50 Available Price Performance Drives - Updated 11th of December 2018
Drive PassMark Disk Rating / Price Price (USD)
SATA SSD
284.88
$9.99
Samsung SM961 256GB NVMe
233.47
$66.90
PCIe SSD
179.27
$53.97
Samsung PM961 256GB NVMe
171.35
$85.99
INTEL SSD 760p 256GB
155.57
$77.65
Samsung SM951 256GB NVMe
142.34
$85.00
XPG GAMMIX S11
136.18
$104.99
CT120BX300SSD1
135.28
$27.98
Mushkin Pilot 500GB PCIe NVMe
134.89
$108.99
ADATA SU650
129.40
$22.99
CT120BX500SSD1
127.08
$26.77
ADATA SU800
126.87
$28.99
Samsung SSD 960 EVO 500GB
118.35
$124.28
CT500P1SSD8
115.63
$87.99
Samsung SSD 960 EVO 250GB
102.83
$129.99
CT250MX500SSD1
100.91
$42.99
Samsung PM981 512GB NVMe
95.69
$196.23
SanDisk SSD PLUS 120GB
93.58
$24.00
TOSHIBA RD400 NVMe
89.55
$139.99
SanDisk A400 NVMe 256GB
89.25
$75.00
CT250MX500SSD4
85.87
$52.99
Samsung SSD 960 PRO 512GB
84.34
$208.41
TOSHIBA MKNSSDCR120GB
84.12
$25.00
Patriot Burst
83.59
$34.98
Intel Optane 900P 280GB
81.34
$269.99
Samsung SSD 860 EVO 250GB
79.32
$55.99
NVMe INTEL SSDPEKKF25
78.12
$106.00
SanDisk X400
76.45
$54.99
Corsair Force
74.68
$44.66
ADATA SU655
74.34
$34.99
CT240BX500SSD1
74.09
$42.95
SanDisk X600 M.2 2280 128GB
73.92
$55.21
Intel 600p Series 256GB
71.68
$99.99
Samsung SSD 850 EVO 250GB
70.59
$59.00
CT500MX500SSD1
68.49
$64.99
Crucial CT128MX100SSD1
67.60
$35.00
INTEL SSDPEKKW128G7
67.06
$59.99
Patriot Blast
65.35
$49.99
CT500MX500SSD4
65.16
$72.99
Samsung SSD 860 EVO 500GB
64.70
$70.56
Samsung SM961 512GB NVMe
63.90
$267.89
Samsung SSD 860 EVO mSATA 250GB
62.76
$70.30
Samsung SSD 850 120GB
62.27
$61.99
Intel 600P Series 512GB
61.94
$129.99
Intel Pro 6000p 512GB
60.57
$149.99
SanDisk Ultra
59.25
$75.95
SanDisk Extreme Pro 500GB
59.11
$329.09
Samsung SSD 960 EVO 1TB
58.55
$279.89
Samsung SSD 850 EVO 120GB
57.46
$69.95
Patriot Flare
55.86
$39.31
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PassMark - Price Performance (Disk Rating / $Price)
Up to 128 GB - Updated 11th of December 2018
Drive PassMark Disk Rating / Price Price (USD)
SATA SSD
284.88
$9.99
Samsung PM961 128GB NVMe
210.73
$57.43*
CT120BX300SSD1
135.28
$27.98
ADATA SU650
129.40
$22.99
CT120BX500SSD1
127.08
$26.77
INTEL SSDSA2SH064G1GC
115.88
$14.99*
Samsung SM951 128GB NVMe
111.78
$86.99*
SanDisk SSD PLUS 120GB
93.58
$24.00
INTEL SSDPEKKW128G8
89.45
$80.88*
TOSHIBA MKNSSDCR120GB
84.12
$25.00
FORESEE 64GB SSD
83.83
$28.95*
Radeon R3 SSD R3SL120G
83.32
$39.99*
MZMPC032HBCD-00000
83.05
$21.00*
Samsung SM951 M.2 128GB AHCI
76.55
$116.95*
SanDisk X400
76.45
$54.99
KingDian S200 120GB
75.49
$31.99*
ADATA SU655
74.34
$34.99
SanDisk X600 M.2 2280 128GB
73.92
$55.21
Crucial CT128MX100SSD1
67.60
$35.00
INTEL SSDPEKKW128G7
67.06
$59.99
Patriot Blast
65.35
$49.99
SAMSUNG MZ7TE128HMGR-000L1
64.90
$33.99*
SAMSUNG MZ7PC128HAFU-000H1
64.33
$44.99*
Samsung SM961 128GB NVMe
62.96
$200.09*
Samsung SSD 850 120GB
62.27
$61.99
SAMSUNG128GB MZ7PC128HAFU
62.27
$48.95*
Samsung SSD 650 120GB
61.37
$49.99*
SAMSUNG MZVLV128HCGR-00000
59.02
$63.00*
SAMSUNG 32GB MZMPC032HBCD
58.69
$29.70*
Samsung SSD 850 EVO 120GB
57.46
$69.95
Transcend TS120GSSD220S
56.27
$53.90*
Patriot Flare
55.86
$39.31
PLEXTOR PX-64M6M
54.72
$54.99*
SAMSUNG SSD CM871 M.2 2280 128GB
54.54
$39.99
AXNS381E-128GM-B
54.26
$39.99
Netac N5M-120GB
52.67
$65.99*
SanDisk X400 M.2 2280 128GB
52.14
$70.35*
TEAM L5 SSD 120GB
50.26
$47.99*
Transcend TS64GMTS600
50.01
$42.99*
MyDigitalSSD BP4
49.96
$64.99*
INTEL SSDSC2KW128G8
49.42
$52.95
Plextor M3 64GB PX-64M3
49.05
$49.99*
KINGSTON SH100S3
48.66
$70.00
TEAM L3 SSD 120GB
47.81
$39.99*
NVMe INTEL SSDPEKKW12
47.22
$83.99*
SAMSUNG 128GB MZ7PA128HMCD
46.70
$34.99*
KingDian S280-120GB
46.43
$65.99*
SanDisk SD5SB2-128G-1006E
46.29
$59.99*
MZMPC032HBCD-000H1
45.44
$39.99*
SAMSUNG MZ7TE128HMGR-00000
45.26
$51.99*
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PassMark - Price Performance (Disk Rating / $Price)
128 GB to 256 GB - Updated 11th of December 2018
Drive PassMark Disk Rating / Price Price (USD)
PM981 NVMe Samsung 256GB
263.61
$58.28*
Samsung SM961 256GB NVMe
233.47
$66.90
Samsung SSD 970 EVO 250GB
204.04
$77.99*
PCIe SSD
179.27
$53.97
Samsung PM961 256GB NVMe
171.35
$85.99
INTEL SSD 760p 256GB
155.57
$77.65
Samsung PM981 Polaris 256GB
153.18
$100.89*
Samsung SM951 256GB NVMe
142.34
$85.00
XPG GAMMIX S11
136.18
$104.99
ADATA SU800
126.87
$28.99
Samsung SSD 960 EVO 250GB
102.83
$129.99
CT250MX500SSD1
100.91
$42.99
SanDisk A400 NVMe 256GB
89.25
$75.00
CT250MX500SSD4
85.87
$52.99
Patriot Burst
83.59
$34.98
Samsung SSD 860 EVO 250GB
79.32
$55.99
NVMe INTEL SSDPEKKF25
78.12
$106.00
Corsair Force
74.68
$44.66
CT240BX500SSD1
74.09
$42.95
Intel 600p Series 256GB
71.68
$99.99
Patriot Mac Series XT 240GB
71.42
$56.27*
Samsung SSD 850 EVO 250GB
70.59
$59.00
INTEL SSDPEKKA256G7
67.84
$124.94*
Samsung SSD 860 EVO mSATA 250GB
62.76
$70.30
Micron M550 256GB
61.17
$59.90*
SAMSUNG MZNLN256HCHP-00000
61.13
$56.00*
Samsung PM951 256GB NVMe
59.63
$99.95*
SanDisk Ultra
59.25
$75.95
TEAM L3 EVO SSD 240GB
57.85
$57.99*
NVMe INTEL SSDPEKKW25
55.88
$143.85*
Samsung SSD 860 PRO 256GB
55.21
$85.24
Radeon R3 SSD R3SL240G
54.61
$64.99*
INTEL SSDSC2CT180A3
53.99
$62.21*
INTEL SSDSCKGF180A4H
53.82
$61.99*
TOSHIBA THNSNS240GBSP
53.77
$55.83*
Samsung SSD 950 Pro 256GB NVMe
53.49
$199.24
SAMSUNG SSD PM830 mSATA
53.10
$51.90*
WDC WD2500AAKX
49.90
$14.99
Samsung SM951 M.2 256GB AHCI
49.79
$219.95*
INTEL SSDSC2BF240A4
48.77
$80.09
INTEL SSDSC2KW256G8
48.27
$75.85
SSD 256GB
47.58
$60.09
ADATA SU900
47.53
$79.99
WDC WDS250G1B0A
47.16
$89.99*
PNY CS2211 240GB SSD
46.68
$79.99*
KingDian S280-240GB
46.16
$72.99*
VisionTek 240GB
46.14
$113.66*
FCCT240M500SSD1
45.95
$64.99*
Samsung SSD 750
45.81
$87.95*
ZOTAC ZTSSD-A5P-240G-PE
45.38
$74.99*
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PassMark - Price Performance (Disk Rating / $Price)
256 GB to 512 GB - Updated 11th of December 2018
Drive PassMark Disk Rating / Price Price (USD)
Samsung SSD 970 EVO 500GB
180.24
$119.99*
XPG GAMMIX S11 480GB
143.19
$104.99*
Mushkin Pilot 500GB PCIe NVMe
134.89
$108.99
Samsung SSD 970 PRO 512GB
121.77
$177.99*
Samsung SSD 960 EVO 500GB
118.35
$124.28
Samsung PM961 512GB NVMe
117.74
$129.99*
CT500P1SSD8
115.63
$87.99
Samsung PM981 512GB NVMe
95.69
$196.23
Samsung SSD 960 PRO 512GB
84.34
$208.41
Intel Optane 900P 280GB
81.34
$269.99
CT500MX500SSD1
68.49
$64.99
CT500MX500SSD4
65.16
$72.99
Samsung SSD 860 EVO 500GB
64.70
$70.56
Samsung SM961 512GB NVMe
63.90
$267.89
Intel 600P Series 512GB
61.94
$129.99
Intel Pro 6000p 512GB
60.57
$149.99
SanDisk Extreme Pro 500GB
59.11
$329.09
NVMe INTEL SSDPEKKW51
55.05
$148.80
EDGE Boost Pro SSD
53.57
$53.31*
INTEL SSDSC2BX400G4
50.33
$74.99
TOSHIBA DT01ACA050
48.31
$20.99
Intel Optane 905P 480GB
44.77
$509.99
Samsung SSD 860 EVO mSATA 500GB
44.26
$107.67
Samsung SSD 850 EVO 500GB
43.64
$99.99
NVMe KINGSTON SKC1000
43.28
$204.99
TOSHIBA MK5061GSY
41.79
$13.09
CT480BX500SSD1
41.78
$76.95
CT480BX300SSD1
39.77
$91.88
Samsung PM951 512GB NVMe
39.73
$189.99*
MTFDDAK512MBF
39.63
$90.00*
Seagate ST3500414CS
39.36
$16.59
SAMSUNG MZNLN512HMJP 512GB
39.10
$119.99
INTEL SSDSC2BB48
38.87
$98.00
SSD 480GB
37.45
$82.49
SanDisk SSD PLUS 480G
36.94
$72.99
Seagate ST3320413CS
36.67
$16.99
TOSHIBA THNSNH512GBST
36.35
$97.89
Samsung SM951 M.2 512GB AHCI
35.42
$322.99*
Seagate ST500DM002
35.28
$21.03
Seagate ST3500312CS
34.80
$17.99
Seagate ST500NM0011
34.77
$24.99
Crucial CT275MX300SSD1
34.61
$104.34
WDC WD3200AAJS
34.40
$17.50
Intel Optane 900P 480GB
33.86
$609.09
Samsung SM951 512GB NVMe
33.54
$399.99*
TOSHIBA MQ01ACF032
33.38
$21.99
Samsung SSD 860 PRO 512GB
33.36
$149.99
HITACHI HUS154545VLS300
33.07
$28.00
INTEL SSDSC2KW512G8
32.39
$137.20
WDC WD5000AAKX
32.36
$22.99
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PassMark - Price Performance (Disk Rating / $Price)
512 GB to 1 TB - Updated 11th of December 2018
Drive PassMark Disk Rating / Price Price (USD)
TOSHIBA RD400 NVMe
89.55
$139.99
Samsung SSD 970 EVO 1TB
81.32
$280.93*
Samsung SSD 970 PRO 1TB
61.99
$377.99*
Samsung PM981 1TB NVMe
58.76
$348.75*
Samsung SSD 960 EVO 1TB
58.55
$279.89
Samsung SM961 1TB NVMe
52.98
$323.75*
Crucial MX500 1TB M.2
44.52
$134.99
Samsung SSD 960 PRO 1TB
40.48
$415.12
Seagate ST1000DM003
36.65
$31.00
Samsung PM961 1TB NVMe
35.68
$439.99
Samsung SSD 860 EVO 1TB
33.52
$147.99
TOSHIBA DT01ACA100
33.12
$32.19
CT1000MX500SSD1
32.70
$139.99
WDC WD10EURX
24.33
$34.82
NVMe INTEL SSDPEKKW01
23.87
$335.85
Patriot Ignite
23.86
$152.12*
Hitachi HDT721064SLA360
22.95
$23.79
MKNSSDRE1TB
22.20
$166.95
WDC WD10EZRX
21.96
$39.99
WDC WD1002FAEX
21.95
$34.99
TOSHIBA MQ02ABD100H-SSHD-8GB
20.86
$34.32*
WDC WD1003FBYX
20.83
$39.99
Seagate ST1000VX005
20.66
$51.99
TOSHIBA MQ01ABD100H
20.54
$41.00*
WDC WD10EZEX
19.85
$54.00*
WDC WD1002FBYS
19.32
$34.99
Seagate ST1000NM0011
19.13
$45.95
TOSHIBA MG03ACA100
19.12
$58.00
Seagate ST3750640NS
19.07
$24.49
Hitachi HUA722010CLA331
18.55
$39.99
WDC WD6400AACS
18.01
$29.99*
Seagate ST1000VM002
17.88
$54.97
TOSHIBA MQ01ABD
17.84
$41.99
Intel DC P3700 800GB NVMe
17.69
$749.99
Samsung SSD 860 PRO 1TB
17.56
$284.89
SEAGATE ST3600057SS
17.21
$69.89
Intel Optane 905P 960GB
17.06
$1,223.74
TOSHIBA MQ04ABF100
16.79
$46.99
Hitachi HUA721010KLA330
16.77
$29.99
TOSHIBA MQ01ABD100
16.37
$42.09
INTEL SSDSC2BB600G4
16.11
$235.20
TOSHIBA MQ01ABD075
15.98
$39.99
Samsung SSD 850 EVO 1TB
15.96
$279.95
Seagate ST3750330NS
15.68
$40.00
Intel SSD 750 800GB NVMe
15.55
$715.00*
Samsung SSD 850 EVO mSATA 1TB
15.51
$285.95
Seagate ST1000LM035
15.32
$38.50
Seagate ST1000VX001
15.22
$67.00
Samsung SSD 840 EVO 1TB mSATA
14.97
$283.39
PNY CS1311 960GB SSD
14.56
$282.61*
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PassMark - Price Performance (Disk Rating / $Price)
1 TB to 2 TB - Updated 11th of December 2018
Drive PassMark Disk Rating / Price Price (USD)
Samsung SSD 970 EVO 2TB
40.16
$547.50*
Hitachi HUA723020ALA640
22.08
$39.99
Seagate ST2000DM006
21.53
$54.99
Hitachi HUS724020ALA640
21.46
$49.99
TOSHIBA MG03ACA200
20.94
$47.99
Intel SSD 750 1.2TB NVMe
20.62
$599.95*
TOSHIBA MK2002TSKB
19.34
$44.00
Toshiba XG5-P 2TB
18.86
$999.95*
Hitachi HUA722020ALA330
18.48
$37.99
CT2000MX500SSD1
18.06
$325.99
Seagate ST2000VM003
17.94
$49.99
WDC WD2003FYYS
17.75
$47.95
Seagate ST2000DM001
16.72
$67.09
Seagate ST2000DL004
16.45
$48.88
Seagate ST32000644NS
16.40
$49.99
SAMSUNG HD154UI
16.27
$37.79
Samsung SSD 960 PRO 2TB
15.52
$1,100.95
TOSHIBA DT01ACA200
15.27
$74.99
Hitachi HUA722020ALA331
14.55
$49.50*
Intel DC P3600 1.6TB NVMe
14.37
$1,000.00
Samsung SSD 860 EVO 2TB
14.23
$336.89
WDC WD2000FYYZ
13.25
$75.00*
Seagate ST2000VX008
12.71
$74.13
Seagate ST2000LM003
12.70
$59.99
WDC WD20EZRX
12.64
$69.99*
Hitachi HDS723020ALA640
12.56
$69.99*
Seagate ST2000VM002
12.54
$71.39
Seagate ST1500LM006
11.77
$61.50
WDC WD20EZRZ
11.70
$79.00*
Intel DC P3500 2TB NVMe
11.68
$1,199.99
Hitachi HDS723015BLA642
11.56
$69.99*
WDC WD2005FBYZ
11.56
$117.00
WDC WD15EADS
10.55
$55.25*
Seagate ST1500DM003-9YN16G
10.49
$99.99*
Samsung SSD 850 EVO 2TB
10.47
$435.95
WDC WD15EZRX
10.03
$79.99*
Seagate ST31500341AS
9.44
$69.99
WDC WD15EARS
9.29
$62.00*
Hitachi HDS5C3020ALA632
9.27
$79.95*
SAMSUNG HD155UI
9.19
$79.99*
Samsung SSD 850 PRO 2TB
9.01
$499.95
Seagate ST32000542AS
8.90
$69.99*
HGST HUS724020ALA640
8.90
$124.00*
WDC WD2003FYPS
8.86
$74.50
Seagate ST1500DL003
8.73
$79.99*
Seagate ST32000641AS
8.40
$89.99*
Seagate ST2000VN000
8.30
$120.00
WDC WD20EURX
7.90
$104.43*
Seagate ST2000NM0011
7.74
$118.39
WDC WD2003FZEX
7.69
$140.40*
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