SanDiskSD8SBAT-256G-1122
PNYSSD7CS1311-240-RB

Release date ≈ Q3 2015.

Controller: Phison PS3110. NAND Memory: Toshiba 15nm TLC. Release date: Q2 2016.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 15,382 user samples
3,962 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 84% 55GB free
Worst Bench: 53% 11GB free (System drive)
Poor: 53% Great: 84%
SPEED RANK: 502nd / 980
11,420 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 99% 121GB free
Worst Bench: 53% 16GB free (System drive)
Poor: 53% Great: 99%
SPEED RANK: 317th / 980
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
71.7 % 83.4 % Faster effective speed.
+16%
Read
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
437 MB/s 462 MB/s Slightly faster read speed.
+6%
Write
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
285 MB/s 436 MB/s Much faster write speed.
+53%
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
23.2 MB/s 28.3 MB/s Faster random read.
+22%
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
82.8 MB/s +0% 82.4 MB/s
Mixed
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
213 MB/s 350 MB/s Much faster mixed IO speed.
+64%
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
13.3 MB/s 36 MB/s Hugely faster random mixed IO.
+171%
SusWrite
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
285 MB/s Much faster sustained write speed.
+60%
178 MB/s
Read
Peak Sequential Read Speed
497 MB/s 517 MB/s +4%
Write
Peak Sequential Write Speed
317 MB/s 497 MB/s Much faster peak write speed.
+57%
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
28.5 MB/s 34.4 MB/s Faster peak random read.
+21%
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
120 MB/s +3% 116 MB/s
Mixed
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
238 MB/s 406 MB/s Much faster peak mixed IO speed.
+71%
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
15.8 MB/s 44.1 MB/s Hugely faster peak random mixed IO.
+179%
SusWrite
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
320 MB/s Much faster peak sustained write speed.
+45%
221 MB/s
Market Share
Based on 11,452,932 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.07 % 0.12 % Much higher market share.
+71%
Value
Value For Money
68.1 % 133 % Hugely better value.
+95%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
52 % 56 % Slightly more popular.
+8%
Price
Price (score)
$104 $49 Much cheaper.
+53%
Age
Newest
40+ Months 33 Months More recent.
+18%
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
217 MB/s 327 MB/s Much faster peak deep queue read.
+51%
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
283 MB/s 364 MB/s Faster peak deep queue write.
+29%
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
883 Pts 1,166 Pts Much stronger server IO.
+32%
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
86.9 MB/s 209 MB/s Hugely faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
+141%
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
164 MB/s 300 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue read.
+83%
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
255 MB/s 297 MB/s Faster deep queue write.
+16%
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
78.7 MB/s 184 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue mixed IO.
+134%
Capacity
Capacity
256GB 240GB
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