Release date ≈ Q3 2018.


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

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 34,062 user samples
1,955 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 236% 466GB free
Worst Bench: 108% 400GB free (System drive)
Poor: 108% Great: 236%
SPEED RANK: 89th / 1011
32,107 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 103% 331GB free
Worst Bench: 38% 223GB free (System drive)
Poor: 38% Great: 103%
SPEED RANK: 511th / 1011
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
175 % Hugely faster effective speed.
74.7 %
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
1521 MB/s Hugely faster read speed.
362 MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
1019 MB/s Hugely faster write speed.
277 MB/s
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
45.8 MB/s Much faster random read.
26.8 MB/s
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
127 MB/s Hugely faster random write.
64.5 MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
745 MB/s Hugely faster mixed IO speed.
273 MB/s
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
34.3 MB/s Faster random mixed IO.
29.1 MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
513 MB/s Hugely faster sustained write speed.
269 MB/s
Peak Sequential Read Speed
1826 MB/s Hugely faster peak read speed.
486 MB/s
Peak Sequential Write Speed
1582 MB/s Hugely faster peak write speed.
455 MB/s
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
57.6 MB/s Much faster peak random read.
36.3 MB/s
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
218 MB/s Hugely faster peak random write.
98.8 MB/s
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
1191 MB/s Hugely faster peak mixed IO speed.
382 MB/s
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
53.3 MB/s Faster peak random mixed IO.
41.4 MB/s
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
970 MB/s Hugely faster peak sustained write speed.
463 MB/s
Market Share
Based on 19,849,350 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.05 % 1.13 % Insanely higher market share.
Value For Money
53.1 % Hugely better value.
25.4 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
52 % 53 % +2%
Price (score)
$64 $53 Cheaper.
17+ Months Much more recent.
32+ Months
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
927 MB/s Hugely faster peak deep queue read.
285 MB/s
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
1056 MB/s Hugely faster peak deep queue write.
356 MB/s
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
3,200 Pts Hugely stronger server IO.
1,072 Pts
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
646 MB/s Hugely faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
219 MB/s
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
715 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue read.
194 MB/s
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
635 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue write.
240 MB/s
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
290 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue mixed IO.
132 MB/s
500GB 480GB

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


Solid State Drive Rankings (Price vs Performance) December 2019 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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