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

Release date ≈ Q3 2017.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 50,378 user samples
42,753 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 95% 118GB free
Worst Bench: 34% 38GB free (System drive)
Poor: 34% Great: 95%
SPEED RANK: 670th / 1000
7,625 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 105% 130GB free
Worst Bench: 33% 147GB free (System drive)
Poor: 33% Great: 105%
SPEED RANK: 565th / 1000
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
62.9 % 70.3 % Slightly faster effective speed.
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
417 MB/s +2% 409 MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
304 MB/s 315 MB/s +4%
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
26.9 MB/s Slightly faster random read.
25.2 MB/s
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
54.8 MB/s 66.8 MB/s Faster random write.
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
261 MB/s 272 MB/s +4%
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
20.3 MB/s 27 MB/s Much faster random mixed IO.
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
153 MB/s 232 MB/s Much faster sustained write speed.
Peak Sequential Read Speed
510 MB/s +3% 493 MB/s
Peak Sequential Write Speed
444 MB/s 453 MB/s +2%
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
36.5 MB/s 40.9 MB/s Slightly faster peak random read.
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
102 MB/s 111 MB/s Slightly faster peak random write.
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
425 MB/s +1% 419 MB/s
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
39 MB/s 44.8 MB/s Slightly faster peak random mixed IO.
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
426 MB/s 434 MB/s +2%
Market Share
Based on 14,383,530 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
2.97 % Hugely higher market share.
0.43 %
Value For Money
156 % Much better value.
110 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
60 % Slightly more popular.
55 %
Price (score)
$27 Much cheaper.
28 Months 19+ Months Much more recent.
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
276 MB/s Faster peak deep queue read.
214 MB/s
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
340 MB/s Slightly faster peak deep queue write.
318 MB/s
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
1,047 Pts Slightly stronger server IO.
949 Pts
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
205 MB/s 235 MB/s Slightly faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
186 MB/s Much faster deep queue read.
131 MB/s
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
202 MB/s Slightly faster deep queue write.
192 MB/s
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
74.8 MB/s 130 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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