Release date ≈ Q3 2018.

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

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 12,505 user samples
755 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 236% 379GB free
Worst Bench: 116% 371GB free (System drive)
Poor: 116% Great: 236%
SPEED RANK: 79th / 1003
11,750 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 90% 130GB free
Worst Bench: 40% 276GB free (System drive)
Poor: 40% Great: 90%
SPEED RANK: 565th / 1003
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
178 % Hugely faster effective speed.
70.5 %
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
1555 MB/s Hugely faster read speed.
348 MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
1051 MB/s Hugely faster write speed.
225 MB/s
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
46.5 MB/s Much faster random read.
26.5 MB/s
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
127 MB/s Hugely faster random write.
66.1 MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
795 MB/s Hugely faster mixed IO speed.
271 MB/s
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
37.3 MB/s Faster random mixed IO.
30.4 MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
527 MB/s Hugely faster sustained write speed.
185 MB/s
Peak Sequential Read Speed
1850 MB/s Hugely faster peak read speed.
485 MB/s
Peak Sequential Write Speed
1580 MB/s Hugely faster peak write speed.
421 MB/s
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
56.8 MB/s Much faster peak random read.
36.6 MB/s
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
217 MB/s Hugely faster peak random write.
91.8 MB/s
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
1189 MB/s Hugely faster peak mixed IO speed.
363 MB/s
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
52.7 MB/s Faster peak random mixed IO.
42.7 MB/s
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
1069 MB/s Hugely faster peak sustained write speed.
294 MB/s
Market Share
Based on 14,996,477 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.03 % 0.86 % Insanely higher market share.
Value For Money
432 % Hugely better value.
191 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
51 % 52 % +2%
Price (score)
$58 $48 Cheaper.
11+ Months Much more recent.
27+ Months
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
929 MB/s Hugely faster peak deep queue read.
316 MB/s
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
1020 MB/s Hugely faster peak deep queue write.
338 MB/s
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
3,166 Pts Hugely stronger server IO.
1,089 Pts
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
650 MB/s Hugely faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
227 MB/s
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
693 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue read.
215 MB/s
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
595 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue write.
247 MB/s
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
206 MB/s Much faster deep queue mixed IO.
154 MB/s
500GB 480GB
Solid State Drive Rankings (Price vs Performance) June 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]


Group Test Results

  • Best user rated - User sentiment trumps benchmarks for this comparison.
  • Best value for money - Value for money is based on real world performance.
  • Fastest real world speed - Real World Speed measures performance for typical consumers.
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