SamsungMZ-7TE250BW
HyperXSHSS37A/240G

Controller: Samsung 3 Core MEX. Memory: Samsung 19nm Toggle Mode TLC.

Controller: Phison PS3110. NAND Memory: Toshiba A19 MLC

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 56,889 user samples
48,125 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 97% 13GB free
Worst Bench: 56% 8GB free
Poor: 56% Great: 97%
SPEED RANK: 208th / 859
8,764 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 101% 165GB free
Worst Bench: 61% 73GB free
Poor: 61% Great: 101%
SPEED RANK: 137th / 859
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
79.3 % -6% 84 % Slightly faster effective speed.
+6%
Read
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
485 MB/s -3% 498 MB/s +3%
Write
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
317 MB/s -43% 453 MB/s Much faster write speed.
+43%
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
36.1 MB/s Much faster random read.
+39%
25.9 MB/s -39%
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
58 MB/s -29% 75.1 MB/s Faster random write.
+29%
Mixed
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
326 MB/s -41% 459 MB/s Much faster mixed IO speed.
+41%
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
20.7 MB/s Much faster random mixed IO.
+60%
12.9 MB/s -60%
Read
Peak Sequential Read Speed
510 MB/s -3% 527 MB/s +3%
Write
Peak Sequential Write Speed
352 MB/s -45% 509 MB/s Much faster peak write speed.
+45%
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
45.7 MB/s Much faster peak random read.
+42%
32.1 MB/s -42%
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
85.6 MB/s -34% 115 MB/s Much faster peak random write.
+34%
Mixed
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
357 MB/s -43% 512 MB/s Much faster peak mixed IO speed.
+43%
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
27.3 MB/s Hugely faster peak random mixed IO.
+94%
14.1 MB/s -94%
Market Share
Based on 3,862,811 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
2.14 % Hugely higher market share.
+410%
0.42 % -410%
Value
Value For Money
66.4 % -6% 70.4 % Slightly better value.
+6%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
66 % +2% 65 % -2%
Price
Price (score)
$120 -4% $115 +4%
Age
Newest
50 Months -42% 29 Months Much more recent.
+42%
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
364 MB/s +3% 352 MB/s -3%
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
240 MB/s -45% 349 MB/s Much faster peak deep queue write.
+45%
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
1,067 Pts -11% 1,185 Pts Slightly stronger server IO.
+11%
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
84 MB/s Much faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
+34%
62.6 MB/s -34%
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
194 MB/s +2% 190 MB/s -2%
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
150 MB/s -44% 216 MB/s Much faster deep queue write.
+44%
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
49.3 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue mixed IO.
+122%
22.2 MB/s -122%
Capacity
Capacity
250GB 240GB
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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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