Release date ≈ Q4 2016.


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

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 92,388 user samples
3,229 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 68% 223GB free
Worst Bench: 37% 194GB free (System drive)
Poor: 37% Great: 68%
SPEED RANK: 806th / 1011
89,159 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 91% 202GB free (System drive)
Worst Bench: 31% 63GB free (System drive)
Poor: 31% Great: 91%
SPEED RANK: 701st / 1011
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
53 % 62.2 % Faster effective speed.
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
366 MB/s 421 MB/s Faster read speed.
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
236 MB/s 304 MB/s Faster write speed.
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
17.8 MB/s 26.8 MB/s Much faster random read.
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
69.6 MB/s Faster random write.
55.2 MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
232 MB/s 255 MB/s Slightly faster mixed IO speed.
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
14.8 MB/s 20.4 MB/s Much faster random mixed IO.
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
103 MB/s 138 MB/s Much faster sustained write speed.
Peak Sequential Read Speed
470 MB/s 507 MB/s Slightly faster peak read speed.
Peak Sequential Write Speed
405 MB/s 448 MB/s Slightly faster peak write speed.
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
25.4 MB/s 36.5 MB/s Much faster peak random read.
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
110 MB/s Slightly faster peak random write.
103 MB/s
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
377 MB/s 419 MB/s Slightly faster peak mixed IO speed.
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
22.5 MB/s 39.9 MB/s Much faster peak random mixed IO.
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
148 MB/s 398 MB/s Hugely faster peak sustained write speed.
Market Share
Based on 19,367,944 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.02 % 2.71 % Insanely higher market share.
Value For Money
11.6 % 18.3 % Much better value.
User Rating
UBM User Rating
52 % 60 % More popular.
Price (score)
$48 $32 Much cheaper.
35+ Months 34 Months +3%
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
216 MB/s 272 MB/s Faster peak deep queue read.
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
306 MB/s 340 MB/s Slightly faster peak deep queue write.
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
899 Pts 1,042 Pts Stronger server IO.
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
34.3 MB/s 206 MB/s Hugely faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
160 MB/s 194 MB/s Faster deep queue read.
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
191 MB/s 205 MB/s Slightly faster deep queue write.
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
24.3 MB/s 85 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue mixed IO.
240GB 240GB

Cheap price, fast read/write speeds, trusted brand name... whats not to like? [Feb '19 boingk]


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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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