Release date ≈ Q2 2018.


Release date ≈ Q4 2018.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 18,123 user samples
11,792 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 408% 881GB free (System drive)
Worst Bench: 209% 877GB free (System drive)
Poor: 209% Great: 408%
SPEED RANK: 10th / 1011
6,331 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 379% 915GB free (System drive)
Worst Bench: 209% 772GB free (System drive)
Poor: 209% Great: 379%
SPEED RANK: 18th / 1011
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
333 % Slightly faster effective speed.
300 %
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
2275 MB/s +0% 2266 MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
2035 MB/s Faster write speed.
1736 MB/s
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
51.9 MB/s 55.6 MB/s Slightly faster random read.
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
152 MB/s 157 MB/s +3%
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
1273 MB/s Slightly faster mixed IO speed.
1174 MB/s
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
73.4 MB/s 77.7 MB/s Slightly faster random mixed IO.
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
1886 MB/s Much faster sustained write speed.
1345 MB/s
Peak Sequential Read Speed
2749 MB/s +3% 2681 MB/s
Peak Sequential Write Speed
2530 MB/s Faster peak write speed.
2186 MB/s
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
61.5 MB/s 68.6 MB/s Slightly faster peak random read.
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
216 MB/s +4% 208 MB/s
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
1594 MB/s +3% 1546 MB/s
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
89.8 MB/s 97.6 MB/s Slightly faster peak random mixed IO.
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
2476 MB/s Faster peak sustained write speed.
1949 MB/s
Market Share
Based on 17,689,511 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.21 % 0.36 % Much higher market share.
Value For Money
54.8 % 82.3 % Much better value.
User Rating
UBM User Rating
62 % Slightly more popular.
55 %
Price (score)
$297 $150 Much cheaper.
16+ Months 9+ Months Much more recent.
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
1626 MB/s Slightly faster peak deep queue read.
1428 MB/s
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
1420 MB/s Slightly faster peak deep queue write.
1310 MB/s
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
4,852 Pts Slightly stronger server IO.
4,393 Pts
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
1486 MB/s Hugely faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
652 MB/s
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
1192 MB/s Slightly faster deep queue read.
1076 MB/s
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
1001 MB/s Slightly faster deep queue write.
926 MB/s
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
1082 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue mixed IO.
509 MB/s

Recommended super fast and its on sale. [Jun '19 SlimShady1337]


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