Controller: Phison PS3110-S10. NAND Flash: Toshiba 19nm MLC.

Controller: Phison PS3110. NAND Memory: Toshiba A19 MLC

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 9,793 user samples
595 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 103% 148GB free
Worst Bench: 55% 41GB free
Poor: 55% Great: 103%
SPEED RANK: 159th / 862
9,198 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 100% 200GB free
Worst Bench: 58% 78GB free
Poor: 58% Great: 100%
SPEED RANK: 150th / 862
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
82.6 % -1% 83.1 % +1%
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
495 MB/s -1% 498 MB/s +1%
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
424 MB/s -4% 443 MB/s +4%
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
28.8 MB/s Slightly faster random read.
25.2 MB/s -14%
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
73.9 MB/s -1% 74.5 MB/s +1%
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
450 MB/s -2% 461 MB/s +2%
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
13.6 MB/s Slightly faster random mixed IO.
12.8 MB/s -6%
Peak Sequential Read Speed
528 MB/s +0% 526 MB/s -0%
Peak Sequential Write Speed
509 MB/s 0% 509 MB/s 0%
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
37.8 MB/s Faster peak random read.
32 MB/s -18%
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
117 MB/s Slightly faster peak random write.
111 MB/s -5%
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
515 MB/s +1% 512 MB/s -1%
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
16.1 MB/s Slightly faster peak random mixed IO.
14.2 MB/s -13%
Market Share
Based on 4,430,761 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.02 % -1,800% 0.38 % Insanely higher market share.
Value For Money
51.7 % -31% 67.5 % Much better value.
User Rating
UBM User Rating
62 % -5% 65 % +5%
Price (score)
$170 -29% $120 Cheaper.
35 Months -11% 31 Months Slightly more recent.
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
361 MB/s +3% 350 MB/s -3%
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
347 MB/s +1% 345 MB/s -1%
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
1,210 Pts +3% 1,174 Pts -3%
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
62.7 MB/s +1% 62.3 MB/s -1%
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
165 MB/s -17% 193 MB/s Faster deep queue read.
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
206 MB/s -6% 219 MB/s Slightly faster deep queue write.
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
21.6 MB/s Slightly faster deep queue mixed IO.
19.9 MB/s -9%
240GB 240GB

The 240GB Kingston HyperX Savage sports a Phison PS3110 controller. This marks a welcome departure from Kingston's use of Sandforce 2281 controllers and for the first time in years gives Kinston a shot at competing in the enthusiast/performance segment of the SSD market. Comparing the HyperX Savage and Fury shows that the new Phision controller has an effective speed that is around 40% faster than the Sandforce based Fury. But then comparing the similarly priced OCZ Vertex 460a and Savage shows that, although the overall effective speeds are similar, the Vertex has three times faster 4K Mixed IO speeds. The HyperX Savage is very good for typical consumer use but power users with more demanding I/O loads should probably look elsewhere. [Jun '15 SSDrivePro]


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