Release date ≈ Q3 2018.

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

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 100,365 user samples
6,307 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 243% 31GB free (System drive)
Worst Bench: 124% 260GB free (System drive)
Poor: 124% Great: 243%
SPEED RANK: 99th / 1040
94,058 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 102% 359GB free (System drive)
Worst Bench: 40% 203GB free (System drive)
Poor: 40% Great: 102%
SPEED RANK: 557th / 1040
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
184 % Hugely faster effective speed.
73.7 %
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
1564 MB/s Hugely faster read speed.
382 MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
1062 MB/s Hugely faster write speed.
279 MB/s
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
49.3 MB/s Hugely faster random read.
26.5 MB/s
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
125 MB/s Hugely faster random write.
62.6 MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
763 MB/s Hugely faster mixed IO speed.
269 MB/s
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
37.6 MB/s Much faster random mixed IO.
26.9 MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
554 MB/s Hugely faster sustained write speed.
278 MB/s
Peak Sequential Read Speed
1852 MB/s Hugely faster peak read speed.
504 MB/s
Peak Sequential Write Speed
1576 MB/s Hugely faster peak write speed.
453 MB/s
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
57.1 MB/s Much faster peak random read.
34.8 MB/s
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
208 MB/s Hugely faster peak random write.
98.8 MB/s
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
1188 MB/s Hugely faster peak mixed IO speed.
396 MB/s
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
52.9 MB/s Faster peak random mixed IO.
41 MB/s
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
1069 MB/s Hugely faster peak sustained write speed.
461 MB/s
Market Share
Based on 34,682,468 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.06 % 1.22 % Insanely higher market share.
Value For Money
62.6 % Hugely better value.
28.3 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
52 % 54 % +4%
Price (score)
$55 $45 Cheaper.
28+ Months Much more recent.
44+ Months
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
905 MB/s Hugely faster peak deep queue read.
276 MB/s
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
1052 MB/s Hugely faster peak deep queue write.
357 MB/s
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
3,153 Pts Hugely stronger server IO.
1,058 Pts
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
654 MB/s Hugely faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
215 MB/s
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
789 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue read.
174 MB/s
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
656 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue write.
223 MB/s
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
380 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue mixed IO.
114 MB/s
500GB 480GB

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


Solid State Drive Rankings (Price vs Performance) November 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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