Release date ≈ Q1 2019.


Controller: Silicon Motion SM2258. Flash Memory: Micron 3D TLC. Release date ≈ Q4 2017.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 79,771 user samples
27,514 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 289% 223GB free (System drive)
Worst Bench: 177% 67GB free (System drive)
Poor: 177% Great: 289%
SPEED RANK: 41st / 1018
52,257 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 124% 927GB free
Worst Bench: 82% 868GB free (System drive)
Poor: 82% Great: 124%
SPEED RANK: 181st / 1018
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
248 % Hugely faster effective speed.
107 %
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
2235 MB/s Hugely faster read speed.
480 MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
1935 MB/s Hugely faster write speed.
420 MB/s
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
64.7 MB/s Hugely faster random read.
33.4 MB/s
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
147 MB/s Much faster random write.
85.6 MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
1362 MB/s Hugely faster mixed IO speed.
395 MB/s
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
79.6 MB/s Much faster random mixed IO.
47.2 MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
499 MB/s Faster sustained write speed.
411 MB/s
Peak Sequential Read Speed
2618 MB/s Hugely faster peak read speed.
514 MB/s
Peak Sequential Write Speed
2270 MB/s Hugely faster peak write speed.
470 MB/s
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
68.8 MB/s Much faster peak random read.
39.6 MB/s
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
193 MB/s Much faster peak random write.
114 MB/s
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
1620 MB/s Hugely faster peak mixed IO speed.
434 MB/s
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
95.8 MB/s Much faster peak random mixed IO.
57.2 MB/s
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
584 MB/s Faster peak sustained write speed.
460 MB/s
Market Share
Based on 23,904,567 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.56 % +4% 0.54 %
Value For Money
37.9 % 39.2 % +3%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
83 % Slightly more popular.
77 %
Price (score)
$80 Cheaper.
13+ Months Much more recent.
27+ Months
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
1011 MB/s Hugely faster peak deep queue read.
389 MB/s
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
1520 MB/s Hugely faster peak deep queue write.
361 MB/s
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
3,969 Pts Hugely stronger server IO.
1,260 Pts
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
1166 MB/s Hugely faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
308 MB/s
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
946 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue read.
338 MB/s
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
978 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue write.
299 MB/s
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
995 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue mixed IO.
265 MB/s
250GB 1TB

very very well Guys [May '19 mahamadi]


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