Release date ≈ Q4 2017.

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

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 233,951 user samples
76,539 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 55% 223GB free
Worst Bench: 35% 54GB free (System drive)
Poor: 35% Great: 55%
SPEED RANK: 863rd / 1026
157,412 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 95% 156GB free (System drive)
Worst Bench: 37% 90GB free (System drive)
Poor: 37% Great: 95%
SPEED RANK: 711th / 1026
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
46 % 63.6 % Much faster effective speed.
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
423 MB/s +0% 422 MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
321 MB/s +4% 309 MB/s
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
18.3 MB/s 26.9 MB/s Much faster random read.
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
32.3 MB/s 56.7 MB/s Much faster random write.
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
244 MB/s 262 MB/s Slightly faster mixed IO speed.
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
13.9 MB/s 21.9 MB/s Much faster random mixed IO.
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
104 MB/s 146 MB/s Much faster sustained write speed.
Peak Sequential Read Speed
459 MB/s 510 MB/s Faster peak read speed.
Peak Sequential Write Speed
385 MB/s 449 MB/s Faster peak write speed.
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
23.4 MB/s 36.2 MB/s Much faster peak random read.
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
45.3 MB/s 105 MB/s Hugely faster peak random write.
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
319 MB/s 422 MB/s Much faster peak mixed IO speed.
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
19.5 MB/s 41.7 MB/s Hugely faster peak random mixed IO.
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
160 MB/s 388 MB/s Hugely faster peak sustained write speed.
Market Share
Based on 29,455,293 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
1.12 % 2.71 % Hugely higher market share.
Value For Money
13.9 % 18.8 % Much better value.
User Rating
UBM User Rating
51 % 59 % More popular.
Price (score)
$31 +3% $32
32+ Months More recent.
43 Months
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
120 MB/s 270 MB/s Hugely faster peak deep queue read.
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
102 MB/s 344 MB/s Hugely faster peak deep queue write.
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
478 Pts 1,045 Pts Hugely stronger server IO.
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
44.3 MB/s 207 MB/s Hugely faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
103 MB/s 188 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue read.
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
75.5 MB/s 199 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue write.
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
31.3 MB/s 86.9 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue mixed IO.
240GB 240GB

Go for a samsung 850 evo  [Mar '18 KidOo]


could have used some DRAM, stutters when booting. [Dec '19 ExecutableFiles]


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