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Inland Professional/Premium M.2 2280 NVME drive real life Performance / value?

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I would like to buy a new SSD as my main gaming and OS 240GB drive keeps clogging up with larger games. I'd like to spend under $150 and would like it to be 1TB.
Is this x4 1TB generic phison for $145 a good purchase?
https://www.microcenter.com/product...80-pcie-nvme-30-x4-internal-solid-state-drive

The Intel 660P 1TB x4 in same price range as well at $125.
https://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820167462

Looks like this is the closest to a straight up review of the Inland 1TB Premium x4:
https://www.tweaktown.com/articles/8725/phison-ps5012-e12-preview-fw-11-hold-tight/index2.html
https://www.anandtech.com/show/13080/the-phison-e12-nvme-ssd-controller-preview

What do you guys think?
 
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System Name Small ATX Desktop
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Motherboard Asrock Z370 Taichi
Cooling Phanteks PH-TC14PE, MonoPlus, Fans: 2xThermalright TY143 / 2xCorsair SP-120L / 2xYate Loon D14BH-12
Memory G-Skill TridentZ 2X8GB DDR4 3200 CL14 F4-3200C14D-16GTZ @ 3200 14-14-14-34 2T @ 1.35V
Video Card(s) Zotac 1060 6GB Mini ZT-P10600A-10L with Arctic MonoPlus and Yate Loon D14BH-12 Fan
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Mouse Zowie EC2A Mouse, Corsair MM600 hard pad, on top of a Inateck 900x300 XL pad, Tiger Gaming Skates.
Keyboard Filco Majestouch II Ninja TKL, Goldtouch GTC 0033 Ten Key, PS3 Controller
Software Win7 Pro 64 (Installed on Coffee Lake using AsRock's handy PS/2 Simulator in Bios)
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Actually ordered a "new open box" Samsung 970 Pro 512GB from an eBay seller at a discount over retail, ~$130, hopefully that works out.
 
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