Release date ≈ Q1 2017.

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

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 37,507 user samples
9,928 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 142% 175GB free (System drive)
Worst Bench: 89% 24GB free (System drive)
Poor: 89% Great: 142%
SPEED RANK: 126th / 991
27,579 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 91% 223GB free
Worst Bench: 38% 70GB free (System drive)
Poor: 38% Great: 91%
SPEED RANK: 617th / 991
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
124 % Hugely faster effective speed.
65.6 %
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
902 MB/s Hugely faster read speed.
409 MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
488 MB/s Much faster write speed.
289 MB/s
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
38.4 MB/s Much faster random read.
27.4 MB/s
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
102 MB/s Much faster random write.
58.1 MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
374 MB/s Much faster mixed IO speed.
264 MB/s
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
46.1 MB/s Hugely faster random mixed IO.
23.2 MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
184 MB/s Faster sustained write speed.
154 MB/s
Peak Sequential Read Speed
1086 MB/s Hugely faster peak read speed.
508 MB/s
Peak Sequential Write Speed
680 MB/s Much faster peak write speed.
444 MB/s
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
44.2 MB/s Faster peak random read.
36.4 MB/s
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
131 MB/s Faster peak random write.
106 MB/s
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
569 MB/s Much faster peak mixed IO speed.
418 MB/s
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
58.1 MB/s Much faster peak random mixed IO.
39.8 MB/s
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
222 MB/s 384 MB/s Much faster peak sustained write speed.
Market Share
Based on 12,089,043 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.14 % 2.65 % Insanely higher market share.
Value For Money
149 % 151 % +1%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
55 % 57 % +4%
Price (score)
$76 $30 Much cheaper.
24+ Months +4% 25 Months
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
664 MB/s Hugely faster peak deep queue read.
291 MB/s
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
525 MB/s Much faster peak deep queue write.
339 MB/s
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
1951 Pts Hugely stronger server IO.
1,072 Pts
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
395 MB/s Hugely faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
211 MB/s
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
606 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue read.
207 MB/s
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
478 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue write.
222 MB/s
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
336 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue mixed IO.
102 MB/s
256GB 240GB
Solid State Drive Rankings (Price vs Performance) February 2019 SSD Rankings.

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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  • Fastest real world speed - Real World Speed measures performance for typical consumers.
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