Release date ≈ Q3 2018.

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

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 173,622 user samples
8,421 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 281% 33GB free (System drive)
Worst Bench: 114% 25GB free (System drive)
Poor: 114% Great: 281%
SPEED RANK: 97th / 1058
165,201 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 101% 406GB free
Worst Bench: 37% 158GB free (System drive)
Poor: 37% Great: 101%
SPEED RANK: 582nd / 1058
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
190 % Hugely faster effective speed.
73.7 %
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
1634 MB/s Hugely faster read speed.
387 MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
1098 MB/s Hugely faster write speed.
299 MB/s
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
48.3 MB/s Hugely faster random read.
26.1 MB/s
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
124 MB/s Hugely faster random write.
62.8 MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
817 MB/s Hugely faster mixed IO speed.
275 MB/s
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
33.6 MB/s Faster random mixed IO.
27.1 MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
651 MB/s Hugely faster sustained write speed.
271 MB/s
Peak Sequential Read Speed
2186 MB/s Hugely faster peak read speed.
504 MB/s
Peak Sequential Write Speed
1707 MB/s Hugely faster peak write speed.
451 MB/s
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
57.2 MB/s Much faster peak random read.
36 MB/s
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
209 MB/s Hugely faster peak random write.
102 MB/s
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
1254 MB/s Hugely faster peak mixed IO speed.
404 MB/s
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
52.6 MB/s Faster peak random mixed IO.
43.4 MB/s
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
1589 MB/s Hugely faster peak sustained write speed.
458 MB/s
Market Share
Based on 45,555,228 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.08 % 1.06 % Insanely higher market share.
Value For Money
60.6 % Hugely better value.
26.4 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
50 % 52 % +4%
Price (score)
$60 $49 Cheaper.
36+ Months Much more recent.
52+ Months
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
968 MB/s Hugely faster peak deep queue read.
273 MB/s
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
1036 MB/s Hugely faster peak deep queue write.
354 MB/s
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
3,286 Pts Hugely stronger server IO.
1,056 Pts
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
651 MB/s Hugely faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
215 MB/s
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
799 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue read.
182 MB/s
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
641 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue write.
230 MB/s
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
398 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue mixed IO.
119 MB/s
500GB 480GB

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


Solid State Drive Rankings (Price vs Performance) August 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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