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

Release date ≈ Q3 2017.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 434,103 user samples
424,288 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 100% 181GB free (System drive)
Worst Bench: 33% 119GB free (System drive)
Poor: 33% Great: 100%
SPEED RANK: 733rd / 1071
9,815 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 98% 170GB free (System drive)
Worst Bench: 33% 92GB free (System drive)
Poor: 33% Great: 98%
SPEED RANK: 725th / 1071
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
65.8 % 66.3 % +1%
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
414 MB/s 451 MB/s Slightly faster read speed.
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
318 MB/s 337 MB/s Slightly faster write speed.
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
26.7 MB/s 27 MB/s +1%
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
56.9 MB/s 64.9 MB/s Faster random write.
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
260 MB/s 291 MB/s Faster mixed IO speed.
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
22.4 MB/s Faster random mixed IO.
19 MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
179 MB/s +2% 176 MB/s
Peak Sequential Read Speed
504 MB/s 512 MB/s +2%
Peak Sequential Write Speed
446 MB/s 449 MB/s +1%
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
36.1 MB/s 39.4 MB/s Slightly faster peak random read.
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
106 MB/s 116 MB/s Slightly faster peak random write.
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
420 MB/s 434 MB/s +3%
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
42 MB/s Faster peak random mixed IO.
34.8 MB/s
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
432 MB/s +2% 424 MB/s
Market Share
Based on 65,313,017 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
1.82 % Insanely higher market share.
0.03 %
Value For Money
31.1 % Much better value.
17.8 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
53 % +4% 51 %
Price (score)
$17 Much cheaper.
74 Months 67+ Months Slightly more recent.
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
288 MB/s Faster peak deep queue read.
247 MB/s
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
349 MB/s +2% 343 MB/s
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
1,076 Pts +5% 1,027 Pts
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
204 MB/s Hugely faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
56.1 MB/s
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
191 MB/s Faster deep queue read.
170 MB/s
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
214 MB/s 228 MB/s Slightly faster deep queue write.
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
92.7 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue mixed IO.
35.6 MB/s
240GB 250GB

could have used some DRAM, stutters when booting. [Dec '19 ExecutableFiles]


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