Inland Professional 480GB SSD from Microcenter


This is a competitively priced solid-state disk from Microcenter (product link).

The box states "Read Speed up to 550MB/s" and "Write Speed up to 490MB/s". The test below was run on a newly formatted drive, but reflects the advertised numbers. The drive uses 3D TLC NAND and has a DRAM cache.

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CrystalDiskMark 6.0.1 x64 (C) 2007-2018 hiyohiyo
                          Crystal Dew World : https://crystalmark.info/
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* MB/s = 1,000,000 bytes/s [SATA/600 = 600,000,000 bytes/s]
* KB = 1000 bytes, KiB = 1024 bytes

   Sequential Read (Q= 32,T= 1) :   561.946 MB/s
  Sequential Write (Q= 32,T= 1) :   515.261 MB/s
  Random Read 4KiB (Q=  8,T= 8) :   368.822 MB/s [  90044.4 IOPS]
 Random Write 4KiB (Q=  8,T= 8) :   330.271 MB/s [  80632.6 IOPS]
  Random Read 4KiB (Q= 32,T= 1) :   364.705 MB/s [  89039.3 IOPS]
 Random Write 4KiB (Q= 32,T= 1) :   322.696 MB/s [  78783.2 IOPS]
  Random Read 4KiB (Q=  1,T= 1) :    29.535 MB/s [   7210.7 IOPS]
 Random Write 4KiB (Q=  1,T= 1) :    69.388 MB/s [  16940.4 IOPS]

  Test : 1024 MiB [G: 0.0% (0.1/447.0 GiB)] (x5)  [Interval=5 sec]
  Date : 2018/06/30 9:17:01
    OS : Windows 7 Professional SP1 [6.1 Build 7601] (x64)

Not bad for a "budget" SSD!