Controller: Phison PS3110. NAND Memory: Toshiba A19 MLC. Release date: Q2 2015.

Controller: LSI SandForce SF2281. NAND Memory: Micron 20nm MLC. Release date ≈ Q3 2014.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 33,243 user samples
5,794 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 106% 112GB free
Worst Bench: 59% 65GB free (System drive)
Poor: 59% Great: 106%
SPEED RANK: 390th / 1058
27,449 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 83% 29GB free
Worst Bench: 53% 72GB free (System drive)
Poor: 53% Great: 83%
SPEED RANK: 639th / 1058
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
84.8 % Faster effective speed.
70.5 %
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
440 MB/s Much faster read speed.
333 MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
319 MB/s Much faster write speed.
217 MB/s
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
26.1 MB/s 26.2 MB/s +0%
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
78.5 MB/s 87.7 MB/s Faster random write.
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
267 MB/s Faster mixed IO speed.
236 MB/s
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
33.1 MB/s 36.3 MB/s Slightly faster random mixed IO.
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
265 MB/s Hugely faster sustained write speed.
136 MB/s
Peak Sequential Read Speed
513 MB/s Much faster peak read speed.
388 MB/s
Peak Sequential Write Speed
415 MB/s Much faster peak write speed.
265 MB/s
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
32.1 MB/s 32.8 MB/s +2%
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
113 MB/s 113 MB/s
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
311 MB/s Faster peak mixed IO speed.
270 MB/s
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
41.3 MB/s 44.6 MB/s Slightly faster peak random mixed IO.
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
401 MB/s Hugely faster peak sustained write speed.
175 MB/s
Market Share
Based on 45,493,840 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.06 % 0.08 % Much higher market share.
Value For Money
7.47 % Much better value.
5.4 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
53 % +4% 51 %
Price (score)
$80 Much cheaper.
76 Months Slightly more recent.
83+ Months
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
364 MB/s Much faster peak deep queue read.
214 MB/s
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
352 MB/s Much faster peak deep queue write.
259 MB/s
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
1,189 Pts Much stronger server IO.
837 Pts
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
141 MB/s 200 MB/s Much faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
322 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue read.
160 MB/s
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
268 MB/s Much faster deep queue write.
199 MB/s
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
65.4 MB/s 165 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue mixed IO.
120GB 240GB

Write speed is only about 180-200 MB/s, not 500 as manufacturer says.. [Oct '18 Drezik99]


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