Release date ≈ Q3 2018.

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

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 69,014 user samples
2,838 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 247% 183GB free
Worst Bench: 108% 427GB free (System drive)
Poor: 108% Great: 247%
SPEED RANK: 100th / 1030
66,176 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 102% 239GB free
Worst Bench: 40% 66GB free (System drive)
Poor: 40% Great: 102%
SPEED RANK: 504th / 1030
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
179 % Hugely faster effective speed.
76.2 %
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
1523 MB/s Hugely faster read speed.
374 MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
1001 MB/s Hugely faster write speed.
294 MB/s
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
45.6 MB/s Much faster random read.
26.5 MB/s
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
122 MB/s Hugely faster random write.
65 MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
705 MB/s Hugely faster mixed IO speed.
281 MB/s
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
36.1 MB/s Faster random mixed IO.
28.2 MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
559 MB/s Hugely faster sustained write speed.
298 MB/s
Peak Sequential Read Speed
1853 MB/s Hugely faster peak read speed.
494 MB/s
Peak Sequential Write Speed
1589 MB/s Hugely faster peak write speed.
454 MB/s
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
57.4 MB/s Much faster peak random read.
34.4 MB/s
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
212 MB/s Hugely faster peak random write.
96.9 MB/s
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
1195 MB/s Hugely faster peak mixed IO speed.
386 MB/s
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
53.2 MB/s Much faster peak random mixed IO.
40.4 MB/s
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
1073 MB/s Hugely faster peak sustained write speed.
460 MB/s
Market Share
Based on 29,806,534 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.08 % 1.26 % Insanely higher market share.
Value For Money
42.1 % Much better value.
25.9 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
52 % 53 % +2%
Price (score)
$90 $53 Much cheaper.
25+ Months Much more recent.
41+ Months
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
905 MB/s Hugely faster peak deep queue read.
282 MB/s
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
1055 MB/s Hugely faster peak deep queue write.
356 MB/s
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
3,163 Pts Hugely stronger server IO.
1,062 Pts
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
656 MB/s Hugely faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
216 MB/s
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
768 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue read.
185 MB/s
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
626 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue write.
239 MB/s
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
369 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue mixed IO.
127 MB/s
500GB 480GB

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


Solid State Drive Rankings (Price vs Performance) August 2020 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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