Release date ≈ Q1 2015.

Controller: Samsung Dual Core MGX. Memory: Samsung 40nm TLC V-NAND. Release date: Q4 2014.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 544,407 user samples
17,964 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 132% 394GB free (System drive)
Worst Bench: 85% 379GB free (System drive)
Poor: 85% Great: 132%
SPEED RANK: 195th / 1040
526,443 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 133% 333GB free
Worst Bench: 77% 435GB free (System drive)
Poor: 77% Great: 133%
SPEED RANK: 191st / 1040
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
110 % 111 % +1%
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
473 MB/s 473 MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
438 MB/s +1% 434 MB/s
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
39.7 MB/s 40.1 MB/s +1%
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
97.6 MB/s +1% 96.6 MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
368 MB/s 372 MB/s +1%
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
53.8 MB/s 54.2 MB/s +1%
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
327 MB/s 353 MB/s Slightly faster sustained write speed.
Peak Sequential Read Speed
507 MB/s +0% 506 MB/s
Peak Sequential Write Speed
491 MB/s +0% 490 MB/s
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
47.8 MB/s +0% 47.7 MB/s
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
128 MB/s +2% 126 MB/s
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
407 MB/s 411 MB/s +1%
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
65.8 MB/s 66 MB/s +0%
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
483 MB/s 487 MB/s +1%
Market Share
Based on 32,765,331 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.06 % 1.43 % Insanely higher market share.
User Rating
UBM User Rating
51 % 60 % More popular.
66+ Months Slightly more recent.
70 Months
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
386 MB/s 386 MB/s
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
356 MB/s 361 MB/s +1%
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
1,283 Pts 1,286 Pts +0%
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
364 MB/s 370 MB/s +2%
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
352 MB/s +3% 342 MB/s
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
312 MB/s +3% 304 MB/s
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
325 MB/s +3% 316 MB/s
500GB 500GB

Fast as hell SSD - have it in my laptop, no trouble works well and very fast :D [Nov '19 ererbe]


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