Release date ≈ Q4 2017.


Controller: Phison PS3111-S11. Flash Memory: Toshiba 15nm TLC. Release date: Q1 2017.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 95,512 user samples
11,147 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 90% 193GB free
Worst Bench: 33% 64GB free (System drive)
Poor: 33% Great: 90%
SPEED RANK: 586th / 1011
84,365 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 92% 221GB free
Worst Bench: 35% 27GB free (System drive)
Poor: 35% Great: 92%
SPEED RANK: 687th / 1011
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
70.3 % Slightly faster effective speed.
63.1 %
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
427 MB/s 427 MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
259 MB/s 308 MB/s Faster write speed.
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
29.9 MB/s Slightly faster random read.
27.6 MB/s
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
67.3 MB/s Faster random write.
54.6 MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
303 MB/s Faster mixed IO speed.
256 MB/s
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
29.8 MB/s Much faster random mixed IO.
20.2 MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
110 MB/s 146 MB/s Much faster sustained write speed.
Peak Sequential Read Speed
487 MB/s 510 MB/s +5%
Peak Sequential Write Speed
418 MB/s 447 MB/s Slightly faster peak write speed.
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
39.9 MB/s Slightly faster peak random read.
36.5 MB/s
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
92.3 MB/s 103 MB/s Slightly faster peak random write.
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
369 MB/s 424 MB/s Slightly faster peak mixed IO speed.
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
41.4 MB/s +3% 40.2 MB/s
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
179 MB/s 395 MB/s Hugely faster peak sustained write speed.
Market Share
Based on 18,564,958 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.24 % 2.85 % Insanely higher market share.
User Rating
UBM User Rating
50 % 60 % More popular.
23+ Months Much more recent.
33 Months
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
319 MB/s Faster peak deep queue read.
271 MB/s
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
329 MB/s 341 MB/s +4%
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
1091 Pts +5% 1,042 Pts
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
217 MB/s +4% 208 MB/s
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
244 MB/s Faster deep queue read.
194 MB/s
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
222 MB/s Slightly faster deep queue write.
202 MB/s
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
140 MB/s Much faster deep queue mixed IO.
83.8 MB/s
240GB 240GB

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