Controller: Samsung MJX. Memory: Samsung 64 layer TLC V-NAND. Release date ≈ Q1 2018.

Controller: Silicon Motion SM2258. Flash Memory: Micron 3D TLC. Release date ≈ Q1 2018.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 138,980 user samples
107,973 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 129% 382GB free
Worst Bench: 76% 288GB free
Poor: 76% Great: 129%
SPEED RANK: 163rd / 992
31,007 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 125% 74GB free
Worst Bench: 79% 354GB free (System drive)
Poor: 79% Great: 125%
SPEED RANK: 155th / 992
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
106 % 109 % +2%
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
476 MB/s 478 MB/s +0%
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
412 MB/s 429 MB/s +4%
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
35.9 MB/s Slightly faster random read.
34 MB/s
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
97.7 MB/s Slightly faster random write.
87.5 MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
388 MB/s 412 MB/s Slightly faster mixed IO speed.
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
48.2 MB/s +1% 47.9 MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
340 MB/s 411 MB/s Faster sustained write speed.
Peak Sequential Read Speed
516 MB/s +0% 514 MB/s
Peak Sequential Write Speed
492 MB/s +4% 473 MB/s
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
45.4 MB/s Slightly faster peak random read.
41 MB/s
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
135 MB/s Slightly faster peak random write.
121 MB/s
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
467 MB/s +4% 449 MB/s
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
63.9 MB/s Slightly faster peak random mixed IO.
59 MB/s
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
439 MB/s 460 MB/s +5%
Market Share
Based on 13,031,166 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
3.32 % Hugely higher market share.
1.35 %
Value For Money
207 % 232 % Slightly better value.
User Rating
UBM User Rating
69 % 83 % More popular.
Price (score)
$78 $69 Slightly cheaper.
13+ Months Slightly more recent.
14+ Months
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
389 MB/s 389 MB/s
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
362 MB/s 364 MB/s +1%
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
1,297 Pts +2% 1,273 Pts
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
370 MB/s Faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
298 MB/s
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
347 MB/s +1% 344 MB/s
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
306 MB/s 316 MB/s +3%
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
294 MB/s Slightly faster deep queue mixed IO.
268 MB/s
500GB 500GB

Fast. [Nov '18 KLS-uk]


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