Release date ≈ Q3 2018.


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

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 38,689 user samples
2,504 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 232% 464GB free
Worst Bench: 105% 271GB free (System drive)
Poor: 105% Great: 232%
SPEED RANK: 95th / 1016
36,185 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 103% 409GB free (System drive)
Worst Bench: 40% 113GB free (System drive)
Poor: 40% Great: 103%
SPEED RANK: 428th / 1016
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
174 % Hugely faster effective speed.
80.3 %
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
1493 MB/s Hugely faster read speed.
370 MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
1039 MB/s Hugely faster write speed.
298 MB/s
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
45 MB/s Much faster random read.
27.5 MB/s
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
124 MB/s Much faster random write.
69.9 MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
758 MB/s Hugely faster mixed IO speed.
302 MB/s
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
34.2 MB/s Slightly faster random mixed IO.
30.9 MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
539 MB/s Much faster sustained write speed.
312 MB/s
Peak Sequential Read Speed
1814 MB/s Hugely faster peak read speed.
490 MB/s
Peak Sequential Write Speed
1586 MB/s Hugely faster peak write speed.
455 MB/s
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
55.1 MB/s Much faster peak random read.
36.4 MB/s
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
209 MB/s Hugely faster peak random write.
97.6 MB/s
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
1187 MB/s Hugely faster peak mixed IO speed.
396 MB/s
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
52 MB/s Faster peak random mixed IO.
41.3 MB/s
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
990 MB/s Hugely faster peak sustained write speed.
465 MB/s
Market Share
Based on 21,681,288 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.07 % 1.37 % Insanely higher market share.
Value For Money
52.8 % Hugely better value.
27.3 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
52 % +2% 51 %
Price (score)
$64 $53 Cheaper.
18+ Months Much more recent.
34+ Months
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
904 MB/s Hugely faster peak deep queue read.
284 MB/s
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
1057 MB/s Hugely faster peak deep queue write.
357 MB/s
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
3,152 Pts Hugely stronger server IO.
1,071 Pts
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
649 MB/s Hugely faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
219 MB/s
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
689 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue read.
200 MB/s
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
621 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue write.
266 MB/s
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
340 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue mixed IO.
140 MB/s
500GB 480GB

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


Solid State Drive Rankings (Price vs Performance) January 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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