Release date ≈ Q4 2016.

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

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 234,370 user samples
4,474 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 67% 223GB free
Worst Bench: 38% 131GB free (System drive)
Poor: 38% Great: 67%
SPEED RANK: 842nd / 1040
229,896 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 103% 174GB free (System drive)
Worst Bench: 37% 55GB free (System drive)
Poor: 37% Great: 103%
SPEED RANK: 687th / 1040
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
52.9 % 66.4 % Faster effective speed.
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
370 MB/s 418 MB/s Faster read speed.
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
230 MB/s 312 MB/s Much faster write speed.
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
17.4 MB/s 27.2 MB/s Much faster random read.
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
67.3 MB/s Faster random write.
56.3 MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
225 MB/s 262 MB/s Faster mixed IO speed.
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
14.6 MB/s 22.6 MB/s Much faster random mixed IO.
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
103 MB/s 184 MB/s Much faster sustained write speed.
Peak Sequential Read Speed
474 MB/s 510 MB/s Slightly faster peak read speed.
Peak Sequential Write Speed
406 MB/s 449 MB/s Faster peak write speed.
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
24.1 MB/s 35.7 MB/s Much faster peak random read.
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
108 MB/s Slightly faster peak random write.
102 MB/s
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
372 MB/s 419 MB/s Faster peak mixed IO speed.
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
22.3 MB/s 41.5 MB/s Hugely faster peak random mixed IO.
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
183 MB/s 458 MB/s Hugely faster peak sustained write speed.
Market Share
Based on 35,137,969 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.01 % 2.05 % Insanely higher market share.
Value For Money
6.6 % 21.6 % Hugely better value.
User Rating
UBM User Rating
54 % 61 % More popular.
Price (score)
$100 $28 Much cheaper.
47+ Months 47 Months
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
213 MB/s 268 MB/s Faster peak deep queue read.
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
308 MB/s 349 MB/s Faster peak deep queue write.
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
892 Pts 1,043 Pts Stronger server IO.
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
34.5 MB/s 206 MB/s Hugely faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
166 MB/s 191 MB/s Faster deep queue read.
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
194 MB/s 206 MB/s Slightly faster deep queue write.
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
26 MB/s 94.4 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue mixed IO.
240GB 240GB

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


Solid State Drive Rankings (Price vs Performance) December 2020 SSD Rankings.

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