Controller: Silicon Motion SM2258. Flash Memory: Micron 3D MLC. Release date: Q3 2017.


Controller: Silicon Motion SM2258. Flash Memory: Micron 3D TLC NAND. Release date: Q3 2016.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 19,638 user samples
1,885 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 120% 428GB free
Worst Bench: 78% 345GB free
Poor: 78% Great: 120%
SPEED RANK: 199th / 1018
17,753 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 110% 97GB free (System drive)
Worst Bench: 50% 18GB free (System drive)
Poor: 50% Great: 110%
SPEED RANK: 414th / 1018
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
102 % Faster effective speed.
80.9 %
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
482 MB/s +2% 472 MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
427 MB/s Much faster write speed.
313 MB/s
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
28.6 MB/s 29.3 MB/s +2%
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
87.4 MB/s Slightly faster random write.
76.8 MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
380 MB/s Faster mixed IO speed.
316 MB/s
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
42.1 MB/s Slightly faster random mixed IO.
38.2 MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
396 MB/s Hugely faster sustained write speed.
202 MB/s
Peak Sequential Read Speed
516 MB/s +1% 513 MB/s
Peak Sequential Write Speed
482 MB/s Slightly faster peak write speed.
444 MB/s
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
33.7 MB/s 39.4 MB/s Faster peak random read.
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
128 MB/s Slightly faster peak random write.
114 MB/s
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
430 MB/s 432 MB/s +0%
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
52.5 MB/s +0% 52.4 MB/s
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
479 MB/s Faster peak sustained write speed.
403 MB/s
Market Share
Based on 24,126,360 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.01 % 0.1 % Hugely higher market share.
Value For Money
15.9 % 18 % Slightly better value.
User Rating
UBM User Rating
53 % 59 % Slightly more popular.
Price (score)
$150 $25 Hugely cheaper.
32 Months More recent.
43 Months
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
390 MB/s Much faster peak deep queue read.
265 MB/s
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
365 MB/s +4% 351 MB/s
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
1,269 Pts Stronger server IO.
1,059 Pts
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
310 MB/s Much faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
236 MB/s
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
339 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue read.
147 MB/s
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
287 MB/s Faster deep queue write.
225 MB/s
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
257 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue mixed IO.
135 MB/s
480GB 128GB
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