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.
Intel Core i7-7700K with 16GB of DDR4-3200 RAM, Sapphire R9 390 Nitro and an Asus Prime Z270-A motherboard.
Corsair Force MP500 480GB
Gigabyte Aorus RGB 512GB
Intel Optane SSD900P 480GB
Intel Optane SSD905P 480GB
Intel SSD760p 512GB
Kingston A1000 480GB
Lexar NM600 480GB
Plextor M9Pe(Y) 512GB
Plextor M8PeG 512GB
Toshiba OCZ RD400 512GB
Western Digital Blue SN500 500GB
Atto Disk Benchmark 3.05 / 4.00
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.