Release date ≈ Q4 2018.

Release date ≈ Q3 2018.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 236,845 user samples
79,294 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 253% 237GB free
Worst Bench: 102% 124GB free (System drive)
Poor: 102% Great: 253%
SPEED RANK: 109th / 1058
157,551 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 212% 429GB free (System drive)
Worst Bench: 100% 95GB free (System drive)
Poor: 100% Great: 212%
SPEED RANK: 136th / 1058
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
183 % Faster effective speed.
157 %
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
1429 MB/s Faster read speed.
1271 MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
845 MB/s 857 MB/s +1%
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
59.2 MB/s Faster random read.
50.1 MB/s
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
126 MB/s Slightly faster random write.
118 MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
766 MB/s 793 MB/s +4%
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
66.3 MB/s Slightly faster random mixed IO.
61.5 MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
467 MB/s Much faster sustained write speed.
292 MB/s
Peak Sequential Read Speed
1687 MB/s Faster peak read speed.
1412 MB/s
Peak Sequential Write Speed
1106 MB/s Faster peak write speed.
938 MB/s
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
69.8 MB/s Faster peak random read.
60 MB/s
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
195 MB/s Faster peak random write.
177 MB/s
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
1022 MB/s Faster peak mixed IO speed.
876 MB/s
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
88.8 MB/s Faster peak random mixed IO.
78.8 MB/s
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
929 MB/s Slightly faster peak sustained write speed.
858 MB/s
Market Share
Based on 49,559,167 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.33 % 0.64 % Hugely higher market share.
Value For Money
58.2 % 63.1 % Slightly better value.
User Rating
UBM User Rating
58 % More popular.
52 %
Price (score)
$60 $45 Cheaper.
37+ Months Slightly more recent.
39+ Months
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
616 MB/s Hugely faster peak deep queue read.
336 MB/s
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
1046 MB/s Faster peak deep queue write.
851 MB/s
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
2,639 Pts Much stronger server IO.
1,934 Pts
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
265 MB/s 343 MB/s Faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
426 MB/s Much faster deep queue read.
326 MB/s
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
617 MB/s +1% 612 MB/s
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
191 MB/s 235 MB/s Faster deep queue mixed IO.
500GB 512GB

very powerfull for the price ( discount ) [Jun '20 Seidowas]


Works find on both laptop and desktop. Cheap, but have decent performance.1tb x 1tb can give you a top line experience.  [Nov '21 Gamejang]


Solid State Drive Rankings (Price vs Performance) December 2021 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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