Release date ≈ Q4 2016.


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

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 73,254 user samples
4,868 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 205% 60GB free (System drive)
Worst Bench: 104% 30GB free (System drive)
Poor: 104% Great: 205%
SPEED RANK: 91st / 1011
68,386 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 126% 51GB free (System drive)
Worst Bench: 81% 350GB free (System drive)
Poor: 81% Great: 126%
SPEED RANK: 172nd / 1011
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
170 % Much faster effective speed.
110 %
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
1506 MB/s Hugely faster read speed.
480 MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
702 MB/s Much faster write speed.
428 MB/s
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
54.5 MB/s Much faster random read.
34.6 MB/s
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
117 MB/s Much faster random write.
89.2 MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
533 MB/s Faster mixed IO speed.
413 MB/s
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
61.8 MB/s Faster random mixed IO.
48.9 MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
166 MB/s 413 MB/s Hugely faster sustained write speed.
Peak Sequential Read Speed
1970 MB/s Hugely faster peak read speed.
514 MB/s
Peak Sequential Write Speed
808 MB/s Much faster peak write speed.
473 MB/s
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
61.7 MB/s Much faster peak random read.
41.1 MB/s
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
163 MB/s Much faster peak random write.
119 MB/s
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
642 MB/s Much faster peak mixed IO speed.
449 MB/s
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
78.2 MB/s Much faster peak random mixed IO.
59.4 MB/s
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
185 MB/s 466 MB/s Hugely faster peak sustained write speed.
Market Share
Based on 19,133,448 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.07 % 1.11 % Insanely higher market share.
User Rating
UBM User Rating
53 % 77 % Much more popular.
36+ Months 22+ Months Much more recent.
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
891 MB/s Hugely faster peak deep queue read.
389 MB/s
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
806 MB/s Hugely faster peak deep queue write.
364 MB/s
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
2,747 Pts Hugely stronger server IO.
1,271 Pts
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
729 MB/s Hugely faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
298 MB/s
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
773 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue read.
340 MB/s
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
642 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue write.
313 MB/s
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
604 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue mixed IO.
267 MB/s
128GB 500GB

Fast. [Nov '18 KLS-uk]


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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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