HyperXSHFS37A/120G
SamsungMZ-7TE120BW

Controller: LSI SandForce SF2281. NAND Memory: Micron 20nm MLC. Release date: Q2 2014.

Controller: Samsung 3 Core MEX. Memory: Samsung 19nm Toggle Mode TLC. Release date: Q3 2013.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 39,974 user samples
2,285 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 75% 58GB free (System drive)
Worst Bench: 47% 49GB free (System drive)
Poor: 47% Great: 75%
SPEED RANK: 613th / 956
37,689 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 107% 48GB free
Worst Bench: 66% 76GB free (System drive)
Poor: 66% Great: 107%
SPEED RANK: 173rd / 956
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
61.6 % 91.1 % Much faster effective speed.
+48%
Read
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
330 MB/s 459 MB/s Much faster read speed.
+39%
Write
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
126 MB/s 414 MB/s Hugely faster write speed.
+229%
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
25.1 MB/s 38.5 MB/s Much faster random read.
+53%
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
80.8 MB/s 90 MB/s Slightly faster random write.
+11%
Mixed
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
172 MB/s 301 MB/s Much faster mixed IO speed.
+75%
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
32.7 MB/s 46.2 MB/s Much faster random mixed IO.
+41%
SusWrite
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
95.3 MB/s 130 MB/s Much faster sustained write speed.
+36%
Read
Peak Sequential Read Speed
450 MB/s 503 MB/s Slightly faster peak read speed.
+12%
Write
Peak Sequential Write Speed
160 MB/s 484 MB/s Hugely faster peak write speed.
+203%
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
33.8 MB/s 46.4 MB/s Much faster peak random read.
+37%
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
118 MB/s 122 MB/s +3%
Mixed
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
216 MB/s 370 MB/s Much faster peak mixed IO speed.
+71%
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
45 MB/s 55.7 MB/s Faster peak random mixed IO.
+24%
SusWrite
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
152 MB/s 177 MB/s Faster peak sustained write speed.
+16%
Market Share
Based on 7,964,046 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.46 % 0.67 % Much higher market share.
+46%
Value
Value For Money
49.1 % Better value.
+24%
39.7 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
61 % 64 % +5%
Price
Price (score)
$61 Much cheaper.
+55%
$138
Age
Newest
50 Months More recent.
+18%
61 Months
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
118 MB/s 381 MB/s Hugely faster peak deep queue read.
+223%
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
156 MB/s 353 MB/s Hugely faster peak deep queue write.
+126%
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
588 Pts 1,262 Pts Hugely stronger server IO.
+115%
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
133 MB/s 180 MB/s Much faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
+35%
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
90.8 MB/s 323 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue read.
+256%
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
125 MB/s 296 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue write.
+137%
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
96.5 MB/s 156 MB/s Much faster deep queue mixed IO.
+62%
Capacity
Capacity
120GB 120GB
ADVERTISEMENT

The Kingston HyperX Fury has the same controller as its HyperX 3K sibling; the only difference between the two drives is the use of cheaper Micron 20nm NAND in the newer Fury. Comparing the performance differences between the HyperX Fury and 3K shows that the newer 20nm NAND results in an effective performance decrease of around 30% for a price saving of just 12%. The Fury was never aimed at the high performance sector of the market but given the known compressible performance weaknesses of its Sandforce 2281 controller and its relatively non-budget price tag, the 120GB Fury will struggle to find rational takers in today's market. There are far better value alternatives available for just a few more dollars. [Sep '14 SSDrivePro]

MORE DETAILS

The 120GB Evo, like its 250GB sibling, features a second level Turbowrite cache (TWC). This 3GB block of high speed SLC memory allows the Evo to write data at 370 MB/s, nearly double its normal rate. When the TWC is full write speeds drop by around 50% but since consumers generally write less than 3GB in a typical write operation, the performance drop will rarely be noticed. On the other hand, in a server environment this sort of performance degradation would be unacceptable. Comparing the 120GB and 250GB Evos shows that they have similar performance profiles. The performance equivalence between the different capacities, coupled with the fact that their prices are almost linear, implies that both capacities represent roughly the same value for money. Within its TWC, the 120GB Evo is capable of chart topping burst IO rates and it sits squarely amongst the best performing 120GB drives. [Aug '14 SSDrivePro]

MORE DETAILS

Solid State Drive Rankings (Price vs Performance) August 2018 SSD Rankings.

Welcome to our 2.5" and M.2 SSD comparison. We calculate effective speed for both SATA and NVMe drives based on real world performance then adjust by current prices per GB to yield a value for money rating. Our calculated values are checked against thousands of individual user ratings. The customizable table below combines these factors to bring you the definitive list of top SSDs. [SSDrivePro]

ADVERTISEMENT

Group Test Results

  • Best user rated - User sentiment trumps benchmarks for this comparison.
  • Best value for money - Value for money is based on real world performance.
  • Fastest real world speed - Real World Speed measures performance for typical consumers.
How Fast Is Your SSD? (Bench your build) Size up your PC in less than a minute.

Welcome to our freeware PC speed test tool. UserBenchmark will test your PC and compare the results to other users with the same components. You can quickly size up your PC, identify hardware problems and explore the best upgrades.

UserBenchmark of the month

How it works

  • - Download and run UserBenchMark.
  • - CPU tests include: integer, floating and string.
  • - GPU tests include: six 3D game simulations.
  • - Drive tests include: read, write, sustained write and mixed IO.
  • - RAM tests include: single/multi core bandwidth and latency.
  • - Reports are generated and presented on userbenchmark.com.
  • - Identify the strongest components in your PC.
  • - See speed test results from other users.
  • - Compare your components to the current market leaders.
  • - Explore your best upgrade options with a virtual PC build.
  • - Compare your in-game FPS to other users with your hardware.
  • - Share your opinion by voting.

 Frequently Asked Questions

 Best User Rated

The Best.
CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-8700K $325Nvidia GTX 1070 $380Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $95
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $150Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $240Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $120
Intel Core i5-8600K $240AMD RX 480 $280Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $163
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $44Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $155SanDisk Extreme 64GB $80
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $901SanDisk Extreme 32GB $30
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $39Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $175SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
Today's hottest deals
User Guide  •  About  •  FAQs  •  Email  •  Privacy  •  Developer Feedback