Release date ≈ Q1 2019.


Release date ≈ Q4 2018.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 35,401 user samples
26,723 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 377% 693GB free (System drive)
Worst Bench: 240% 848GB free (System drive)
Poor: 240% Great: 377%
SPEED RANK: 13th / 1011
8,678 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 382% 954GB free
Worst Bench: 189% 621GB free (System drive)
Poor: 189% Great: 382%
SPEED RANK: 19th / 1011
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
327 % Slightly faster effective speed.
300 %
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
2356 MB/s +4% 2274 MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
2154 MB/s Faster write speed.
1714 MB/s
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
62.4 MB/s Slightly faster random read.
55.6 MB/s
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
149 MB/s 155 MB/s +4%
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
1680 MB/s Hugely faster mixed IO speed.
912 MB/s
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
84.5 MB/s Slightly faster random mixed IO.
78.3 MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
1541 MB/s Faster sustained write speed.
1339 MB/s
Peak Sequential Read Speed
2684 MB/s 2696 MB/s +0%
Peak Sequential Write Speed
2585 MB/s Slightly faster peak write speed.
2290 MB/s
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
70.4 MB/s +4% 68 MB/s
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
190 MB/s 205 MB/s Slightly faster peak random write.
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
1966 MB/s Faster peak mixed IO speed.
1529 MB/s
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
99.7 MB/s +4% 96.1 MB/s
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
1810 MB/s 2011 MB/s Slightly faster peak sustained write speed.
Market Share
Based on 19,367,628 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
1.06 % Hugely higher market share.
0.42 %
Value For Money
71.4 % 83.3 % Better value.
User Rating
UBM User Rating
87 % +5% 83 %
Price (score)
$198 $148 Cheaper.
10+ Months Slightly more recent.
11+ Months
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
1724 MB/s Faster peak deep queue read.
1434 MB/s
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
1438 MB/s Slightly faster peak deep queue write.
1328 MB/s
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
5,011 Pts Slightly stronger server IO.
4,433 Pts
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
1532 MB/s Hugely faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
656 MB/s
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
1245 MB/s Slightly faster deep queue read.
1099 MB/s
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
1040 MB/s Slightly faster deep queue write.
931 MB/s
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
1128 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue mixed IO.
530 MB/s

If you have the PCI-E lanes to support it... This is hilariously potent. Read/writes out of this world, that only workstations would ever truly find useful, if even that. For games, you'll never worry about load times again. [Aug '19 xDEFCONx]


Nice performace for money I dont Like Adata but .....maybe this SSD will change my mind about the manufacturer quality when dont die  [Oct '19 Antimat]


Solid State Drive Rankings (Price vs Performance) November 2019 SSD Rankings.

Welcome to our 2.5" and M.2 SSD comparison. We calculate effective speed for both SATA and NVMe drives based on real world performance then adjust by current prices per GB to yield a value for money rating. Our calculated values are checked against thousands of individual user ratings. The customizable table below combines these factors to bring you the definitive list of top SSDs. [SSDrivePro]


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  • Fastest real world speed - Real World Speed measures performance for typical consumers.
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