Release date ≈ Q2 2018.


Controller: Phison PS3111-S11. Flash Memory: Toshiba 15nm TLC. Release date ≈ Q1 2017.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 38,751 user samples
598 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 174% 75GB free (System drive)
Worst Bench: 91% 90GB free (System drive)
Poor: 91% Great: 174%
SPEED RANK: 134th / 1016
38,153 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 102% 409GB free (System drive)
Worst Bench: 39% 31GB free (System drive)
Poor: 39% Great: 102%
SPEED RANK: 480th / 1016
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
134 % Much faster effective speed.
77.2 %
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
1467 MB/s Hugely faster read speed.
368 MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
402 MB/s Much faster write speed.
291 MB/s
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
44 MB/s Much faster random read.
26.9 MB/s
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
106 MB/s Much faster random write.
66.5 MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
452 MB/s Much faster mixed IO speed.
292 MB/s
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
30.3 MB/s +1% 30 MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
204 MB/s 289 MB/s Much faster sustained write speed.
Peak Sequential Read Speed
1724 MB/s Hugely faster peak read speed.
496 MB/s
Peak Sequential Write Speed
606 MB/s Much faster peak write speed.
455 MB/s
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
56.7 MB/s Much faster peak random read.
35.2 MB/s
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
217 MB/s Hugely faster peak random write.
96.1 MB/s
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
720 MB/s Hugely faster peak mixed IO speed.
380 MB/s
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
46.4 MB/s Slightly faster peak random mixed IO.
41.1 MB/s
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
334 MB/s 459 MB/s Much faster peak sustained write speed.
Market Share
Based on 22,369,588 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.01 % 1.09 % Insanely higher market share.
Value For Money
22.5 % 26.3 % Better value.
User Rating
UBM User Rating
51 % 51 %
Price (score)
$34 Much cheaper.
21+ Months Much more recent.
35+ Months
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
418 MB/s Much faster peak deep queue read.
277 MB/s
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
603 MB/s Much faster peak deep queue write.
357 MB/s
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
1,824 Pts Much stronger server IO.
1,057 Pts
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
381 MB/s Much faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
218 MB/s
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
361 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue read.
196 MB/s
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
347 MB/s Much faster deep queue write.
253 MB/s
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
179 MB/s Faster deep queue mixed IO.
139 MB/s
120GB 480GB

Got it on sale at a great price of 29.99. Used it to build my friend's first editing rig. Fast and cheap boot/programs drive. Temps were a little up in the 40s/50s at idle though. Even with the provided heat sink from Gigabyte.  [Dec '18 djzgfx]


needs DRAM as booting causes stutters on this one  [Dec '19 ExecutableFiles]


Solid State Drive Rankings (Price vs Performance) February 2020 SSD Rankings.

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