Release date ≈ Q1 2019.

Controller: Samsung MJX. Memory: Samsung 64 layer TLC V-NAND. Release date ≈ Q1 2018.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 392,319 user samples
24,941 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 288% 433GB free
Worst Bench: 189% 285GB free (System drive)
Poor: 189% Great: 288%
SPEED RANK: 37th / 1026
367,378 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 129% 0GB free (System drive)
Worst Bench: 80% 307GB free (System drive)
Poor: 80% Great: 129%
SPEED RANK: 190th / 1026
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
253 % Hugely faster effective speed.
108 %
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
1848 MB/s Hugely faster read speed.
483 MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
1986 MB/s Hugely faster write speed.
422 MB/s
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
46.9 MB/s Faster random read.
37.4 MB/s
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
156 MB/s Much faster random write.
95.8 MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
1598 MB/s Hugely faster mixed IO speed.
396 MB/s
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
69.5 MB/s Much faster random mixed IO.
50 MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
919 MB/s Hugely faster sustained write speed.
345 MB/s
Peak Sequential Read Speed
2028 MB/s Hugely faster peak read speed.
516 MB/s
Peak Sequential Write Speed
2326 MB/s Hugely faster peak write speed.
492 MB/s
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
52.9 MB/s Faster peak random read.
47.8 MB/s
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
199 MB/s Much faster peak random write.
128 MB/s
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
1789 MB/s Hugely faster peak mixed IO speed.
465 MB/s
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
80.6 MB/s Faster peak random mixed IO.
65.9 MB/s
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
1054 MB/s Hugely faster peak sustained write speed.
445 MB/s
Market Share
Based on 29,454,362 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.74 % 2.49 % Hugely higher market share.
Value For Money
65.6 % Hugely better value.
30.7 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
55 % 84 % Much more popular.
Price (score)
$79 $70 Cheaper.
18+ Months Much more recent.
30+ Months
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
1597 MB/s Hugely faster peak deep queue read.
389 MB/s
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
1300 MB/s Hugely faster peak deep queue write.
362 MB/s
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
4552 Pts Hugely stronger server IO.
1,294 Pts
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
1419 MB/s Hugely faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
370 MB/s
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
1203 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue read.
345 MB/s
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
947 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue write.
299 MB/s
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
1047 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue mixed IO.
296 MB/s
500GB 500GB

I think this tests worse than it should, but it's an amazing drive. [Jun '20 damoses1]


Solid State Drive Rankings (Price vs Performance) August 2020 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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