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


Release date ≈ Q3 2017.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 108,106 user samples
93,137 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 92% 193GB free (System drive)
Worst Bench: 34% 59GB free (System drive)
Poor: 34% Great: 92%
SPEED RANK: 679th / 1011
14,969 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 103% 221GB free
Worst Bench: 34% 33GB free (System drive)
Poor: 34% Great: 103%
SPEED RANK: 604th / 1011
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
63.9 % 69.2 % Slightly faster effective speed.
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
422 MB/s +2% 413 MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
303 MB/s 303 MB/s
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
27.4 MB/s Slightly faster random read.
25 MB/s
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
57.7 MB/s 65.6 MB/s Slightly faster random write.
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
266 MB/s +0% 265 MB/s
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
21.6 MB/s 26.5 MB/s Faster random mixed IO.
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
145 MB/s 221 MB/s Much faster sustained write speed.
Peak Sequential Read Speed
510 MB/s +3% 493 MB/s
Peak Sequential Write Speed
448 MB/s 451 MB/s +1%
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
36.5 MB/s 41.3 MB/s Slightly faster peak random read.
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
105 MB/s 108 MB/s +3%
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
428 MB/s +3% 416 MB/s
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
39.6 MB/s 46.1 MB/s Faster peak random mixed IO.
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
401 MB/s 412 MB/s +3%
Market Share
Based on 19,104,635 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
2.86 % Hugely higher market share.
0.29 %
Value For Money
18.8 % Better value.
14.8 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
60 % Slightly more popular.
55 %
Price (score)
$32 Much cheaper.
34 Months 25+ Months More recent.
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
277 MB/s Slightly faster peak deep queue read.
254 MB/s
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
339 MB/s Slightly faster peak deep queue write.
319 MB/s
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
1,051 Pts +4% 1,008 Pts
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
209 MB/s 237 MB/s Slightly faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
195 MB/s Much faster deep queue read.
136 MB/s
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
199 MB/s Slightly faster deep queue write.
187 MB/s
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
88.7 MB/s 128 MB/s Much faster deep queue mixed IO.
240GB 240GB

Cheap price, fast read/write speeds, trusted brand name... whats not to like? [Feb '19 boingk]


The advertised read and write speed is nowhere near the ACTUAL read and write speed. Luckily I got them on clearance at Fry's for $30, which is what they should be priced at. [Apr '19 woxozzPC]


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