Asura Genesis Xtreme 256Gb SSD technical specs

Posted on November 07, 2022 by Raymond Chen

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Asura Genesis Xtreme 256Gb SSD technical specs

Asura's 256Gb Genesis Xtreme SSD is powered by Phison PS5012-E12 controller. The Genesis Xtreme comes equipped with Toshiba TLC memory. NVMe SSD is offered also in 3 capacities: 512 Gb, 2 Tb and 1 Tb.

Performance and benchmarks

This NVMe works on PCIe PCIe 3.0 x 4 interface with maximum write speeds 3000 Mbps, and maximum read speeds 3400 MB/s. It also has input/output performance 645000 on reading and 645000 on writing operations.

Endurance and warranty

Manufacturer give 7 years warranty for this product. The Genesis Xtreme has 1.8 million hours mean time between failure.


Category Value
Capacity 256 Gb
Interface PCIe 3.0 x 4
Controller Phison PS5012-E12
Memory type Toshiba TLC
DRAM n/a
Read speed (Mb/s) 3400
Write speed (Mb/s) 3000
Read IOPS 645000
Write IOPS 645000
Endurance (TBW) n/a
MTBF (million hours) 1.8
Warranty (years) 7


Asura Genesis Xtreme 256Gb use PCIe Gen3 that is undoubtedly slower than PCIe Gen4. The write speed is 3000 Mbps, that is average value for this computer expansion bus standard. After evaluating all the facts, Asura Genesis Xtreme 256Gb has more disadvantages and we do not advise to spend money for it.

+ Pros

  • Good writing speed

- Cons

  • PCIe 3.0
  • Capacity

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The Asura Genesis Xtreme is DRAMless drive or information about it is not known. Dynamic random-access memory (DRAM) in their controller help to increase endurance and input/output performance.

The Asura Genesis Xtreme due to the low density of memory chips may work without further cooling systems. Some motherboards or laptops from the factory has thermal pads above and below the SSD to improve productivity during times of heavy loads.

The Asura Genesis Xtreme has sequential write speed 3000 Mbps, sequential read speed 3400 Mb per second. SSD works on Phison PS5012-E12 controller and PCIe 3.0 x 4 high-speed serial computer expansion bus standard. The memory type is Toshiba TLC.
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