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

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

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 181,002 user samples
157,007 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 100% 255GB free
Worst Bench: 42% 89GB free
Poor: 42% Great: 100%
SPEED RANK: 562nd / 1058
23,995 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 82% 222GB free
Worst Bench: 53% 33GB free (System drive)
Poor: 53% Great: 82%
SPEED RANK: 658th / 1058
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
74.9 % Slightly faster effective speed.
69.7 %
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
396 MB/s Faster read speed.
331 MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
299 MB/s Much faster write speed.
215 MB/s
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
26.4 MB/s +1% 26.1 MB/s
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
63.4 MB/s 85.5 MB/s Much faster random write.
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
288 MB/s Faster mixed IO speed.
235 MB/s
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
27.3 MB/s 35.8 MB/s Much faster random mixed IO.
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
277 MB/s Hugely faster sustained write speed.
135 MB/s
Peak Sequential Read Speed
506 MB/s Faster peak read speed.
394 MB/s
Peak Sequential Write Speed
447 MB/s Much faster peak write speed.
264 MB/s
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
35.1 MB/s Slightly faster peak random read.
33 MB/s
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
104 MB/s 112 MB/s Slightly faster peak random write.
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
404 MB/s Much faster peak mixed IO speed.
271 MB/s
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
41.1 MB/s 44.5 MB/s Slightly faster peak random mixed IO.
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
457 MB/s Hugely faster peak sustained write speed.
167 MB/s
Market Share
Based on 47,016,054 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
1.12 % Insanely higher market share.
0.06 %
Value For Money
24.7 % Hugely better value.
5.34 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
52 % +2% 51 %
Price (score)
$55 Much cheaper.
54+ Months Much more recent.
85+ Months
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
274 MB/s Faster peak deep queue read.
215 MB/s
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
354 MB/s Much faster peak deep queue write.
258 MB/s
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
1,057 Pts Stronger server IO.
838 Pts
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
214 MB/s Slightly faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
198 MB/s
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
180 MB/s Faster deep queue read.
159 MB/s
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
231 MB/s Faster deep queue write.
199 MB/s
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
118 MB/s 164 MB/s Much faster deep queue mixed IO.
480GB 240GB

needs DRAM as booting causes stutters on this one  [Dec '19 ExecutableFiles]


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


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