Release date ≈ Q4 2016.


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

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 115,180 user samples
3,601 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 69% 223GB free
Worst Bench: 38% 194GB free (System drive)
Poor: 38% Great: 69%
SPEED RANK: 818th / 1016
111,579 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 93% 214GB free (System drive)
Worst Bench: 35% 27GB free (System drive)
Poor: 35% Great: 93%
SPEED RANK: 695th / 1016
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
52.4 % 63.1 % Faster effective speed.
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
362 MB/s 414 MB/s Slightly faster read speed.
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
229 MB/s 291 MB/s Faster write speed.
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
17.5 MB/s 26.6 MB/s Much faster random read.
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
68.8 MB/s Faster random write.
57.1 MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
225 MB/s 267 MB/s Faster mixed IO speed.
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
14.7 MB/s 21.5 MB/s Much faster random mixed IO.
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
102 MB/s 151 MB/s Much faster sustained write speed.
Peak Sequential Read Speed
472 MB/s 507 MB/s Slightly faster peak read speed.
Peak Sequential Write Speed
411 MB/s 448 MB/s Slightly faster peak write speed.
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
25 MB/s 36.4 MB/s Much faster peak random read.
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
109 MB/s +4% 105 MB/s
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
373 MB/s 424 MB/s Slightly faster peak mixed IO speed.
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
22.3 MB/s 40.2 MB/s Hugely faster peak random mixed IO.
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
164 MB/s 403 MB/s Hugely faster peak sustained write speed.
Market Share
Based on 21,681,288 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.02 % 2.91 % Insanely higher market share.
Value For Money
11.1 % 18.7 % Much better value.
User Rating
UBM User Rating
53 % 61 % More popular.
Price (score)
$50 $32 Much cheaper.
37+ Months 36 Months +3%
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
214 MB/s 270 MB/s Faster peak deep queue read.
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
306 MB/s 342 MB/s Slightly faster peak deep queue write.
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
895 Pts 1,043 Pts Stronger server IO.
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
34.2 MB/s 209 MB/s Hugely faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
159 MB/s 185 MB/s Faster deep queue read.
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
187 MB/s 192 MB/s +3%
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
24.1 MB/s 88.3 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue mixed IO.
240GB 240GB

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


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