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

Controller: Phison PS3110. NAND Memory: Toshiba A19 MLC

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 10,958 user samples
639 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 103% 89GB free
Worst Bench: 55% 198GB free
Poor: 55% Great: 103%
SPEED RANK: 175th / 873
10,319 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 101% 90GB free
Worst Bench: 64% 46GB free
Poor: 64% Great: 101%
SPEED RANK: 139th / 873
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
81.9 % -3% 84.5 % +3%
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
494 MB/s -2% 503 MB/s +2%
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
421 MB/s -8% 456 MB/s Slightly faster write speed.
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
28.4 MB/s Slightly faster random read.
25.4 MB/s -12%
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
72.3 MB/s -6% 76.8 MB/s Slightly faster random write.
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
446 MB/s -4% 464 MB/s +4%
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
13.5 MB/s Slightly faster random mixed IO.
12.8 MB/s -5%
Peak Sequential Read Speed
527 MB/s +0% 525 MB/s -0%
Peak Sequential Write Speed
509 MB/s 0% 509 MB/s 0%
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
36.9 MB/s Faster peak random read.
31.9 MB/s -16%
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
115 MB/s +2% 113 MB/s -2%
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
514 MB/s +0% 512 MB/s -0%
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
16 MB/s Slightly faster peak random mixed IO.
14.2 MB/s -13%
Market Share
Based on 5,201,195 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.02 % -1,850% 0.39 % Insanely higher market share.
Value For Money
51.2 % -34% 68.6 % Much better value.
User Rating
UBM User Rating
62 % -10% 68 % Slightly more popular.
Price (score)
$170 -29% $120 Cheaper.
37 Months -11% 33 Months Slightly more recent.
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
360 MB/s +2% 352 MB/s -2%
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
344 MB/s -1% 347 MB/s +1%
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
1,202 Pts +2% 1,181 Pts -2%
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
63.4 MB/s +2% 62.1 MB/s -2%
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
162 MB/s -17% 190 MB/s Faster deep queue read.
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
203 MB/s -9% 221 MB/s Slightly faster deep queue write.
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
21.8 MB/s Slightly faster deep queue mixed IO.
20.3 MB/s -7%
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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