Release date ≈ Q2 2016.

Controller: Silicon Motion SM2258. Flash Memory: Micron 3D TLC NAND. Release date: Q3 2016.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 113,083 user samples
80,916 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 82% 117GB free
Worst Bench: 44% 25GB free (System drive)
Poor: 44% Great: 82%
SPEED RANK: 706th / 1059
32,167 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 107% 96GB free
Worst Bench: 49% 30GB free
Poor: 49% Great: 107%
SPEED RANK: 518th / 1059
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
66.9 % 77.2 % Faster effective speed.
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
450 MB/s 465 MB/s +3%
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
342 MB/s Faster write speed.
279 MB/s
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
26.8 MB/s 28.5 MB/s Slightly faster random read.
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
66.4 MB/s 80.1 MB/s Faster random write.
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
198 MB/s 288 MB/s Much faster mixed IO speed.
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
29.4 MB/s 37.3 MB/s Faster random mixed IO.
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
80.3 MB/s 164 MB/s Hugely faster sustained write speed.
Peak Sequential Read Speed
499 MB/s 510 MB/s +2%
Peak Sequential Write Speed
372 MB/s 442 MB/s Faster peak write speed.
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
32.5 MB/s 37.7 MB/s Faster peak random read.
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
96.5 MB/s 118 MB/s Faster peak random write.
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
344 MB/s 428 MB/s Faster peak mixed IO speed.
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
40.3 MB/s 51 MB/s Faster peak random mixed IO.
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
87.8 MB/s 399 MB/s Hugely faster peak sustained write speed.
Market Share
Based on 59,026,067 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.07 % Much higher market share.
0.05 %
Value For Money
11 % 16.1 % Much better value.
User Rating
UBM User Rating
53 % 53 %
Price (score)
$35 $27 Cheaper.
76+ Months 73 Months +4%
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
310 MB/s Faster peak deep queue read.
259 MB/s
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
269 MB/s 348 MB/s Faster peak deep queue write.
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
1,001 Pts 1,047 Pts +5%
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
177 MB/s 235 MB/s Much faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
268 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue read.
146 MB/s
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
152 MB/s 185 MB/s Faster deep queue write.
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
118 MB/s 118 MB/s
120GB 128GB

greate [Sep '19 rakib1971]


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