CrucialCT525MX300SSD4
HyperXSHSS37A/240G

Release date ≈ Q3 2016.

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

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 51,786 user samples
17,542 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 98% 488GB free
Worst Bench: 65% 155GB free (System drive)
Poor: 65% Great: 98%
SPEED RANK: 378th / 1058
34,244 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 112% 120GB free
Worst Bench: 62% 62GB free (System drive)
Poor: 62% Great: 112%
SPEED RANK: 330th / 1058
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
85.6 % 89.2 % +4%
Read
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
400 MB/s 434 MB/s Slightly faster read speed.
+8%
Write
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
395 MB/s +1% 391 MB/s
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
24.1 MB/s 26.3 MB/s Slightly faster random read.
+9%
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
86.6 MB/s Faster random write.
+11%
78.3 MB/s
Mixed
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
345 MB/s Faster mixed IO speed.
+14%
303 MB/s
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
35.2 MB/s +4% 33.9 MB/s
SusWrite
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
288 MB/s 327 MB/s Faster sustained write speed.
+14%
Read
Peak Sequential Read Speed
449 MB/s 511 MB/s Faster peak read speed.
+14%
Write
Peak Sequential Write Speed
480 MB/s 495 MB/s +3%
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
28.1 MB/s 32 MB/s Faster peak random read.
+14%
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
115 MB/s +5% 110 MB/s
Mixed
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
389 MB/s Slightly faster peak mixed IO speed.
+8%
359 MB/s
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
42.2 MB/s +0% 42 MB/s
SusWrite
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
331 MB/s 486 MB/s Much faster peak sustained write speed.
+47%
Market Share
Based on 46,965,976 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.03 % 0.06 % Hugely higher market share.
+100%
Value
Value For Money
15 % Much better value.
+54%
9.75 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
50 % 56 % More popular.
+12%
Price
Price (score)
$140 $120 Cheaper.
+14%
Age
Newest
60+ Months More recent.
+22%
77 Months
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
351 MB/s 360 MB/s +3%
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
327 MB/s 370 MB/s Faster peak deep queue write.
+13%
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
1,142 Pts 1,209 Pts Slightly stronger server IO.
+6%
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
325 MB/s Much faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
+78%
183 MB/s
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
303 MB/s 323 MB/s Slightly faster deep queue read.
+7%
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
269 MB/s 282 MB/s +5%
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
276 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue mixed IO.
+193%
94.3 MB/s
Capacity
Capacity
525GB 240GB
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There's nothing inherently wrong with it. It does what it's supposed to do, it's M.2. The reason I chose this at the time was because I trusted the manufacturing tolerances of Micron, and I thought that other brands were overrated. It saves space, because it can be mounted directly onto the motherboard, in one way or the other. Of course...If I had just waited a little longer I could have bought the new MX500 series SSD, but they don't have any M.2 format drives released yet and there isn't much of significant difference; which is a higher read speed of 560 MB/s and 5 year warranty. The 3 year warranty and read speed of 530 MB/s is just fine! [Dec '17 morahman7vn]

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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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