Controller: Silicon Motion SM2258. Flash Memory: Micron 3D TLC. Release date ≈ Q1 2018.

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

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 26,053 user samples
24,924 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 125% 268GB free (System drive)
Worst Bench: 74% 364GB free (System drive)
Poor: 74% Great: 125%
SPEED RANK: 161st / 991
1,129 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 120% 391GB free (System drive)
Worst Bench: 75% 384GB free (System drive)
Poor: 75% Great: 120%
SPEED RANK: 180th / 991
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
107 % +5% 102 %
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
474 MB/s 477 MB/s +1%
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
423 MB/s 425 MB/s +0%
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
33.3 MB/s Faster random read.
28.4 MB/s
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
86.9 MB/s 87.3 MB/s +0%
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
412 MB/s Slightly faster mixed IO speed.
381 MB/s
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
47 MB/s Slightly faster random mixed IO.
41.5 MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
406 MB/s +2% 397 MB/s
Peak Sequential Read Speed
514 MB/s 515 MB/s +0%
Peak Sequential Write Speed
473 MB/s 481 MB/s +2%
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
40.4 MB/s Faster peak random read.
33.9 MB/s
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
121 MB/s 129 MB/s Slightly faster peak random write.
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
449 MB/s +5% 429 MB/s
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
58.7 MB/s Slightly faster peak random mixed IO.
52.7 MB/s
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
457 MB/s 476 MB/s +4%
Market Share
Based on 12,089,043 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
1.32 % Insanely higher market share.
0.05 %
Value For Money
231 % Better value.
189 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
81 % Much more popular.
53 %
Price (score)
$68 Cheaper.
13+ Months More recent.
18 Months
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
389 MB/s 392 MB/s +1%
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
364 MB/s 366 MB/s +1%
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
1,272 Pts 1,274 Pts +0%
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
298 MB/s 310 MB/s +4%
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
337 MB/s 345 MB/s +2%
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
309 MB/s +1% 306 MB/s
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
262 MB/s 265 MB/s +1%
500GB 480GB

Fast. [Nov '18 KLS-uk]


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