Asura Genesis Xtreme 512Gb SSD technical specifications

Posted on November 07, 2022 by Raymond Chen

Should you buy Genesis Xtreme (512Gb) produced by Asura and further specs explore here.

Asura Genesis Xtreme 512Gb SSD technical specifications

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

Performance and benchmarks

Drive works on PCIe PCIe 3.0 x 4 interface with sequential read speeds 3400 Mbps, and sequential write speeds 3000 Mbps. Genesis Xtreme has IOPS 645000 on writing and 645000 on reading operations per second.

Endurance and warranty

Asura give 7 years of warranty. As well it has 1.8 million hours MTBF.


Category Value
Capacity 512 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 512Gb use previous bus standard that is twice slower than PCIe 4. The write speed is 3000 Mbps, that is okay for this interface. After evaluating all the facts, Asura Genesis Xtreme 512Gb has more disadvantages and our site highly do not advise to have it.

+ Pros

  • Good writing speed

- Cons

  • PCIe 3.0
  • Capacity

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The Asura Genesis Xtreme 512Gb is DRAMless SSD or information about it is not known. Dynamic random-access memory (DRAM) in their controller help to increase endurance and input/output performance.

The Genesis Xtreme 512Gb due to the low density of memory chips can last without extra heat sinks. Some laptops or motherboards from the factory has thermal pads below and above the storage to improve performance during times of heavy loads.

The Genesis Xtreme 512Gb has sequential write speed 3000 Mb/s, sequential read speed 3400 Mb/s. 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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