CrucialCT250BX100SSD1
HyperXSHSS37A/240G

Controller: Silicon Motion SM2246EN. Flash Memory: Micron 16nm MLC. Release date: Q1 2015.

Controller: Phison PS3110. NAND Memory: Toshiba A19 MLC. Release date: Q2 2015.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 28,016 user samples
13,261 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 103% 138GB free
Worst Bench: 60% 23GB free (System drive)
Poor: 60% Great: 103%
SPEED RANK: 257th / 964
14,755 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 111% 223GB free
Worst Bench: 60% 52GB free (System drive)
Poor: 60% Great: 111%
SPEED RANK: 219th / 964
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
86.7 % 89.1 % +3%
Read
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
475 MB/s Slightly faster read speed.
+9%
435 MB/s
Write
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
351 MB/s 397 MB/s Slightly faster write speed.
+13%
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
26.4 MB/s +1% 26.1 MB/s
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
80 MB/s 80.8 MB/s +1%
Mixed
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
289 MB/s 300 MB/s +4%
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
36.1 MB/s Slightly faster random mixed IO.
+6%
34 MB/s
SusWrite
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
269 MB/s 327 MB/s Faster sustained write speed.
+22%
Read
Peak Sequential Read Speed
515 MB/s +2% 506 MB/s
Write
Peak Sequential Write Speed
370 MB/s 494 MB/s Much faster peak write speed.
+34%
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
31 MB/s 32.2 MB/s +4%
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
116 MB/s 116 MB/s
Mixed
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
337 MB/s 356 MB/s Slightly faster peak mixed IO speed.
+6%
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
45.2 MB/s Slightly faster peak random mixed IO.
+7%
42.4 MB/s
SusWrite
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
362 MB/s 474 MB/s Much faster peak sustained write speed.
+31%
Market Share
Based on 9,661,111 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.22 % 0.27 % Higher market share.
+23%
Value
Value For Money
54 % 92 % Much better value.
+70%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
62 % 69 % Slightly more popular.
+11%
Price
Price (score)
$178 $87 Much cheaper.
+51%
Age
Newest
46 Months 43 Months Slightly more recent.
+7%
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
281 MB/s 362 MB/s Faster peak deep queue read.
+29%
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
323 MB/s 361 MB/s Slightly faster peak deep queue write.
+12%
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
1,030 Pts 1,209 Pts Stronger server IO.
+17%
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
198 MB/s Slightly faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
+8%
183 MB/s
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
256 MB/s 310 MB/s Faster deep queue read.
+21%
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
281 MB/s 282 MB/s +0%
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
165 MB/s Much faster deep queue mixed IO.
+75%
94.1 MB/s
Capacity
Capacity
250GB 240GB
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The 250GB Crucial BX100 SSD is the value orientated variant of Crucial's M range of SSDs. The BX100 uses the same NAND as its premium MX200 sibling but the BX100 uses a Silicon Motion controller as opposed to the Marvel controller found in the MX range. Feature wise the BX100 is missing SLC caching and there is no hardware encryption (so security frameworks such as windows Bitlocker will operate less efficiently). In terms of I/O performance the BX100 looks promising. Comparing the BX100 and MX100 shows that the newer BX100 may be faster than its predecessor but as yet there are insufficient user benchmarks to draw any definitive conclusions. The BX100 has only just started hitting the shelves so there's plenty of room for price reductions from its already reasonable price tag. I will revisit this review when I have more performance data for the BX100. [Jan '15 SSDrivePro]

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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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