Controller: Indilinx Barefoot 3 IDX500M00. Flash: Toshiba A19nm MLC. Release date: Q3 2014.

Controller: LSI SandForce SF2281. Flash Memory: Toshiba 19nm Toggle Mode MLC. Release date ≤ Q4 2013.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 23,520 user samples
1,010 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 103% 168GB free
Worst Bench: 64% 85GB free
Poor: 64% Great: 103%
SPEED RANK: 356th / 1058
22,510 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 70% 56GB free
Worst Bench: 29% 348GB free
Poor: 29% Great: 70%
SPEED RANK: 875th / 1058
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
87 % Much faster effective speed.
50.4 %
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
404 MB/s Much faster read speed.
284 MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
403 MB/s Hugely faster write speed.
76.6 MB/s
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
25 MB/s +3% 24.3 MB/s
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
90.3 MB/s Much faster random write.
55.6 MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
301 MB/s Hugely faster mixed IO speed.
115 MB/s
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
33.2 MB/s Faster random mixed IO.
27.5 MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
298 MB/s Hugely faster sustained write speed.
68.8 MB/s
Peak Sequential Read Speed
452 MB/s Slightly faster peak read speed.
419 MB/s
Peak Sequential Write Speed
437 MB/s Hugely faster peak write speed.
125 MB/s
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
29.4 MB/s 33.9 MB/s Faster peak random read.
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
128 MB/s Much faster peak random write.
83.7 MB/s
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
331 MB/s Hugely faster peak mixed IO speed.
168 MB/s
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
38.9 MB/s 39.1 MB/s +1%
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
420 MB/s Hugely faster peak sustained write speed.
102 MB/s
Market Share
Based on 41,897,553 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0 % 0.05 % Insanely higher market share.
Value For Money
8.75 % Hugely better value.
3.84 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
53 % Slightly more popular.
50 %
Price (score)
$67 $48 Cheaper.
80 Months Slightly more recent.
88+ Months
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
339 MB/s Hugely faster peak deep queue read.
124 MB/s
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
374 MB/s Hugely faster peak deep queue write.
120 MB/s
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
1,180 Pts Hugely stronger server IO.
518 Pts
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
274 MB/s Hugely faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
104 MB/s
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
300 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue read.
83.7 MB/s
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
304 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue write.
74.6 MB/s
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
240 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue mixed IO.
70.7 MB/s
120GB 60GB

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