HyperXSHFS37A/120G
CorsairCSSD-F240GB3-BK
$232

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

 $232 

Controller: LSI SandForce SF2281VB1-SDC. Memory: Micron Asynchronous 25nm MLC. Release date: Q2 2011.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 14,341 user samples
8,549 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 80% 111GB free
Worst Bench: 53% 52GB free (System drive)
Poor: 53% Great: 80%
SPEED RANK: 728th / 1058
5,792 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 67% 76GB free
Worst Bench: 32% 38GB free (System drive)
Poor: 32% Great: 67%
SPEED RANK: 862nd / 1058
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
64.8 % Faster effective speed.
+24%
52.3 %
Read
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
340 MB/s Hugely faster read speed.
+166%
128 MB/s
Write
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
131 MB/s 181 MB/s Much faster write speed.
+38%
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
26.5 MB/s Faster random read.
+20%
22.1 MB/s
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
88.1 MB/s Faster random write.
+26%
70 MB/s
Mixed
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
176 MB/s Faster mixed IO speed.
+11%
158 MB/s
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
34.6 MB/s Faster random mixed IO.
+25%
27.7 MB/s
SusWrite
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
97 MB/s 121 MB/s Faster sustained write speed.
+25%
Read
Peak Sequential Read Speed
442 MB/s Hugely faster peak read speed.
+155%
173 MB/s
Write
Peak Sequential Write Speed
155 MB/s 209 MB/s Much faster peak write speed.
+35%
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
33.8 MB/s Faster peak random read.
+17%
28.8 MB/s
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
113 MB/s +4% 109 MB/s
Mixed
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
209 MB/s Faster peak mixed IO speed.
+19%
176 MB/s
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
44 MB/s Faster peak random mixed IO.
+19%
36.9 MB/s
SusWrite
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
124 MB/s 144 MB/s Faster peak sustained write speed.
+16%
Market Share
Based on 47,269,384 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.08 % Hugely higher market share.
+700%
0.01 %
Value
Value For Money
3.4 % 3.48 % +2%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
54 % +4% 52 %
Price
Price (score)
$160 Much cheaper.
+31%
$232
Age
Newest
87 Months More recent.
+30%
124 Months
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
118 MB/s 187 MB/s Much faster peak deep queue read.
+58%
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
155 MB/s 201 MB/s Faster peak deep queue write.
+30%
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
580 Pts 697 Pts Stronger server IO.
+20%
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
127 MB/s 160 MB/s Faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
+26%
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
94.5 MB/s 161 MB/s Much faster deep queue read.
+70%
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
131 MB/s 166 MB/s Faster deep queue write.
+27%
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
99.9 MB/s 117 MB/s Faster deep queue mixed IO.
+17%
Capacity
Capacity
120GB 240GB
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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]

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The Corsair Force 3 is one of the slowest SSD's we have seen to date. Its real world speed rating of 305.7 MB/s puts it just above the bottom of the pack. Looking at its server orientated performance just makes matters worse, due to its now dated Sandforce controller which is known to deliver relatively poor incompressible transfer speeds, the Force 3 has the lowest AS-SSD total score (593) we have seen to date. This drive is out-dated and best avoided as a new purchase. Of course as with all the SSD's in the group test, it will still trounce any mechanical hard drive and is not a bad performer in absolute terms. [Feb '13 SSDrivePro]

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