Release date ≈ Q4 2018.

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

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 507,056 user samples
125,957 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 123% 497GB free
Worst Bench: 52% 386GB free (System drive)
Poor: 52% Great: 123%
SPEED RANK: 258th / 1040
381,099 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 135% 811GB free
Worst Bench: 84% 175GB free (System drive)
Poor: 84% Great: 135%
SPEED RANK: 177th / 1040
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
94 % 113 % Faster effective speed.
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
477 MB/s 488 MB/s +2%
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
377 MB/s 443 MB/s Faster write speed.
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
29.8 MB/s 38.1 MB/s Faster random read.
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
91.8 MB/s 96 MB/s +5%
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
346 MB/s 411 MB/s Faster mixed IO speed.
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
41.1 MB/s 51.2 MB/s Faster random mixed IO.
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
276 MB/s 420 MB/s Much faster sustained write speed.
Peak Sequential Read Speed
517 MB/s 517 MB/s
Peak Sequential Write Speed
492 MB/s 493 MB/s +0%
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
36.4 MB/s 48 MB/s Much faster peak random read.
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
124 MB/s 128 MB/s +3%
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
421 MB/s 468 MB/s Faster peak mixed IO speed.
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
52.4 MB/s 66.2 MB/s Faster peak random mixed IO.
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
490 MB/s 492 MB/s +0%
Market Share
Based on 38,030,196 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.57 % 1.95 % Hugely higher market share.
Value For Money
33.1 % 40.8 % Better value.
User Rating
UBM User Rating
53 % 56 % Slightly more popular.
Price (score)
$105 $102 +3%
24+ Months Much more recent.
36+ Months
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
380 MB/s 388 MB/s +2%
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
363 MB/s +0% 362 MB/s
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
1,255 Pts 1,294 Pts +3%
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
370 MB/s 372 MB/s +1%
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
311 MB/s 338 MB/s Slightly faster deep queue read.
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
264 MB/s 293 MB/s Faster deep queue write.
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
279 MB/s 296 MB/s Slightly faster deep queue mixed IO.

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