SamsungMZ-7PD256BW
HyperXSHSS37A/240G

Controller: Samsung 3-core MDX. Flash Memory: Samsung 21nm Toggle Mode MLC.

Controller: Phison PS3110. NAND Memory: Toshiba A19 MLC

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 24,936 user samples
16,172 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 107% 24GB free
Worst Bench: 54% 132GB free
Poor: 54% Great: 107%
SPEED RANK: 146th / 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
83.1 % -1% 84 % +1%
Read
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
487 MB/s -2% 498 MB/s +2%
Write
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
356 MB/s -27% 453 MB/s Faster write speed.
+27%
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
28.8 MB/s Slightly faster random read.
+11%
25.9 MB/s -11%
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
78.4 MB/s +4% 75.1 MB/s -4%
Mixed
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
388 MB/s -18% 459 MB/s Faster mixed IO speed.
+18%
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
22 MB/s Much faster random mixed IO.
+71%
12.9 MB/s -71%
Read
Peak Sequential Read Speed
524 MB/s -1% 527 MB/s +1%
Write
Peak Sequential Write Speed
492 MB/s -3% 509 MB/s +3%
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
36.4 MB/s Slightly faster peak random read.
+13%
32.1 MB/s -13%
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
117 MB/s +2% 115 MB/s -2%
Mixed
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
508 MB/s -1% 512 MB/s +1%
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
28.6 MB/s Hugely faster peak random mixed IO.
+103%
14.1 MB/s -103%
Market Share
Based on 3,862,640 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.78 % Hugely higher market share.
+86%
0.42 % -86%
Value
Value For Money
43.8 % -61% 70.4 % Much better value.
+61%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
64 % -2% 65 % +2%
Price
Price (score)
$228 -50% $115 Much cheaper.
+50%
Age
Newest
59 Months -51% 29 Months Much more recent.
+51%
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
373 MB/s Slightly faster peak deep queue read.
+6%
352 MB/s -6%
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
318 MB/s -10% 349 MB/s Slightly faster peak deep queue write.
+10%
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
1,194 Pts +1% 1,185 Pts -1%
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
88.8 MB/s Much faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
+42%
62.6 MB/s -42%
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
194 MB/s +2% 190 MB/s -2%
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
183 MB/s -18% 216 MB/s Faster deep queue write.
+18%
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
52.2 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue mixed IO.
+135%
22.2 MB/s -135%
Capacity
Capacity
256GB 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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