For testing, the drives are all wiped and reset to factory settings by HDDerase V4. We try to use free or easily available programs and some real-world testing so you can compare our findings against your own system.
This is a good way to measure potential upgrade benefits.
AMD Ryzen 5 3600X, 16GB DDR4-2400, Sapphire R9 390 Nitro and an MSI Meg X570 Ace motherboard.
Corsair Force MP600 1TB (PCIe Gen4)
Corsair Force MP510 960GB
Crucial P1 1TB
Patriot Viper VPN4100 1TB (PCIe Gen4)
Patriot Viper VPN100 1TB
PNY CS3030 1TB
Seagate FireCuda 510 1TB
Samsung SSD970 PRO 1TB
Samsung SSD960 PRO 2TB
Samsung SSD960 EVO 1TB
Samsung SSD960 EVO Plus 1TB
Toshiba BG4 1TB
Toshiba XG6 1TB
Western Digital Black SN750 1TB
Western Digital Black SN750 1TB with Heatsink
Western Digital Black NVMe 1TB
Atto Disk Benchmark 3.05 / 4.00.
CrystalMark 6.0.0 / 7.
AS SSD 2.0.
Futuremark PC Mark 8.
All our results were achieved by running each test five times with every configuration this ensures that any glitches are removed from the results. Trim is confirmed as running by typing fsutil behavior query disabledeletenotify into the command line. A response of disabledeletenotify =0 confirms TRIM is active.