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

Release date ≈ Q3 2017.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 333,754 user samples
325,966 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 95% 223GB free
Worst Bench: 34% 18GB free (System drive)
Poor: 34% Great: 95%
SPEED RANK: 727th / 1058
7,788 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 97% 204GB free (System drive)
Worst Bench: 32% 146GB free (System drive)
Poor: 32% Great: 97%
SPEED RANK: 711th / 1058
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
64.9 % 65.9 % +2%
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
417 MB/s 454 MB/s Slightly faster read speed.
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
312 MB/s 332 MB/s Slightly faster write speed.
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
26.7 MB/s 26.9 MB/s +1%
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
55.9 MB/s 64.6 MB/s Faster random write.
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
267 MB/s 289 MB/s Slightly faster mixed IO speed.
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
22.2 MB/s Faster random mixed IO.
18.7 MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
172 MB/s +4% 166 MB/s
Peak Sequential Read Speed
509 MB/s 512 MB/s +1%
Peak Sequential Write Speed
444 MB/s 445 MB/s +0%
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
35.8 MB/s 39.6 MB/s 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
417 MB/s 432 MB/s +4%
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
40.5 MB/s Faster peak random mixed IO.
34.7 MB/s
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
429 MB/s +3% 416 MB/s
Market Share
Based on 45,556,009 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
2.24 % Insanely higher market share.
0.07 %
Value For Money
17.9 % Better value.
15.8 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
54 % Slightly more popular.
51 %
Price (score)
$35 Cheaper.
55 Months 47+ Months More recent.
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
270 MB/s Slightly faster peak deep queue read.
255 MB/s
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
348 MB/s +2% 341 MB/s
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
1,048 Pts +1% 1,037 Pts
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
202 MB/s Hugely faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
55.9 MB/s
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
187 MB/s Slightly faster deep queue read.
177 MB/s
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
207 MB/s 236 MB/s Faster deep queue write.
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
95.4 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue mixed IO.
32.9 MB/s
240GB 250GB

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


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