Release date ≈ Q1 2019.


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

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 63,725 user samples
56,800 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 375% 688GB free (System drive)
Worst Bench: 233% 254GB free (System drive)
Poor: 233% Great: 375%
SPEED RANK: 13th / 1018
6,925 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 124% 2TB free
Worst Bench: 72% 892GB free
Poor: 72% Great: 124%
SPEED RANK: 187th / 1018
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
324 % Hugely faster effective speed.
105 %
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
2357 MB/s Hugely faster read speed.
479 MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
2135 MB/s Hugely faster write speed.
415 MB/s
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
61.5 MB/s Hugely faster random read.
32.7 MB/s
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
149 MB/s Much faster random write.
84.8 MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
1668 MB/s Hugely faster mixed IO speed.
380 MB/s
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
84.2 MB/s Hugely faster random mixed IO.
45.6 MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
1518 MB/s Hugely faster sustained write speed.
409 MB/s
Peak Sequential Read Speed
2677 MB/s Hugely faster peak read speed.
513 MB/s
Peak Sequential Write Speed
2582 MB/s Hugely faster peak write speed.
469 MB/s
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
70.1 MB/s Hugely faster peak random read.
38.8 MB/s
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
191 MB/s Much faster peak random write.
118 MB/s
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
1968 MB/s Hugely faster peak mixed IO speed.
420 MB/s
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
99 MB/s Much faster peak random mixed IO.
56.5 MB/s
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
1807 MB/s Hugely faster peak sustained write speed.
466 MB/s
Market Share
Based on 23,790,299 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
1.21 % Insanely higher market share.
0.06 %
Value For Money
70.7 % Hugely better value.
34.8 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
91 % More popular.
71 %
Price (score)
$199 Slightly cheaper.
14+ Months Much more recent.
26+ Months
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
1688 MB/s Hugely faster peak deep queue read.
388 MB/s
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
1458 MB/s Hugely faster peak deep queue write.
360 MB/s
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
4,976 Pts Hugely stronger server IO.
1,259 Pts
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
1537 MB/s Hugely faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
300 MB/s
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
1246 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue read.
322 MB/s
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
1015 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue write.
280 MB/s
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
1115 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue mixed IO.
245 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]


Solid State Drive Rankings (Price vs Performance) March 2020 SSD Rankings.

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