HyperXSHSS37A/240G
CrucialCT250BX100SSD1

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

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

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 28,025 user samples
15,050 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 111% 202GB free (System drive)
Worst Bench: 60% 194GB free (System drive)
Poor: 60% Great: 111%
SPEED RANK: 218th / 959
12,975 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 105% 142GB free
Worst Bench: 58% 204GB free (System drive)
Poor: 58% Great: 105%
SPEED RANK: 254th / 959
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
88.2 % +2% 86.2 %
Read
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
438 MB/s 472 MB/s Slightly faster read speed.
+8%
Write
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
394 MB/s Slightly faster write speed.
+15%
344 MB/s
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
26.1 MB/s 26.2 MB/s +0%
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
77.6 MB/s 80 MB/s +3%
Mixed
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
300 MB/s +5% 286 MB/s
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
33.7 MB/s 36.2 MB/s Slightly faster random mixed IO.
+7%
SusWrite
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
318 MB/s Faster sustained write speed.
+19%
268 MB/s
Read
Peak Sequential Read Speed
507 MB/s 516 MB/s +2%
Write
Peak Sequential Write Speed
494 MB/s Much faster peak write speed.
+33%
371 MB/s
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
32.4 MB/s +4% 31.1 MB/s
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
115 MB/s 117 MB/s +2%
Mixed
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
356 MB/s Slightly faster peak mixed IO speed.
+6%
337 MB/s
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
42.5 MB/s 45.5 MB/s Slightly faster peak random mixed IO.
+7%
SusWrite
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
476 MB/s Much faster peak sustained write speed.
+31%
363 MB/s
Market Share
Based on 9,116,608 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.24 % Higher market share.
+20%
0.2 %
Value
Value For Money
91.1 % Much better value.
+56%
58.2 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
69 % Slightly more popular.
+11%
62 %
Price
Price (score)
$87 Much cheaper.
+46%
$160
Age
Newest
42 Months Slightly more recent.
+7%
45 Months
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
361 MB/s Faster peak deep queue read.
+28%
281 MB/s
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
360 MB/s Slightly faster peak deep queue write.
+12%
321 MB/s
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
1,206 Pts Stronger server IO.
+17%
1,029 Pts
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
183 MB/s 198 MB/s Slightly faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
+8%
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
313 MB/s Faster deep queue read.
+26%
249 MB/s
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
283 MB/s +3% 274 MB/s
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
95.7 MB/s 164 MB/s Much faster deep queue mixed IO.
+71%
Capacity
Capacity
240GB 250GB
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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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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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