Release date ≈ Q4 2018.

Release date ≈ Q1 2018.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 31,054 user samples
28,547 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 323% 465GB free
Worst Bench: 164% 70GB free (System drive)
Poor: 164% Great: 323%
SPEED RANK: 37th / 1026
2,507 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 155% 169GB free (System drive)
Worst Bench: 75% 66GB free (System drive)
Poor: 75% Great: 155%
SPEED RANK: 153rd / 1026
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
256 % Hugely faster effective speed.
124 %
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
2269 MB/s Hugely faster read speed.
562 MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
1544 MB/s Hugely faster write speed.
660 MB/s
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
54.6 MB/s Much faster random read.
39.4 MB/s
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
146 MB/s Much faster random write.
105 MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
737 MB/s Much faster mixed IO speed.
542 MB/s
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
76.1 MB/s Much faster random mixed IO.
48 MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
788 MB/s Much faster sustained write speed.
515 MB/s
Peak Sequential Read Speed
2754 MB/s Hugely faster peak read speed.
634 MB/s
Peak Sequential Write Speed
2089 MB/s Hugely faster peak write speed.
763 MB/s
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
69.2 MB/s Much faster peak random read.
42.2 MB/s
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
196 MB/s Much faster peak random write.
143 MB/s
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
1559 MB/s Hugely faster peak mixed IO speed.
639 MB/s
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
94.5 MB/s Much faster peak random mixed IO.
58.3 MB/s
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
1350 MB/s Much faster peak sustained write speed.
821 MB/s
Market Share
Based on 29,454,362 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.51 % Insanely higher market share.
0.02 %
Value For Money
70.3 % Hugely better value.
30.1 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
92 % Hugely more popular.
51 %
Price (score)
$75 Cheaper.
20+ Months Much more recent.
31+ Months
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
1336 MB/s Hugely faster peak deep queue read.
381 MB/s
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
1236 MB/s Hugely faster peak deep queue write.
386 MB/s
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
4,163 Pts Hugely stronger server IO.
1,363 Pts
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
584 MB/s Hugely faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
307 MB/s
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
855 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue read.
349 MB/s
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
811 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue write.
349 MB/s
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
471 MB/s Much faster deep queue mixed IO.
268 MB/s
512GB 512GB

Offered pretty much best performance and capacity at price of 80 USD currently. If you want both NVMe R/W speeds as well as high capacity storage at low price, this thing is a must buy! [Feb '20 ColdSpy]


Solid State Drive Rankings (Price vs Performance) August 2020 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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