HyperXSHSS37A/240G
CrucialCT275MX300SSD1

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

Controller: Marvell 88SS1074. Flash Memory: Micron 3D TLC. Release date: Q2 2016.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 39,896 user samples
16,120 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 110% 94GB free (System drive)
Worst Bench: 62% 161GB free (System drive)
Poor: 62% Great: 110%
SPEED RANK: 268th / 992
23,776 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 95% 147GB free (System drive)
Worst Bench: 55% 111GB free
Poor: 55% Great: 95%
SPEED RANK: 384th / 992
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
88.1 % Slightly faster effective speed.
+9%
80.6 %
Read
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
438 MB/s +2% 430 MB/s
Write
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
398 MB/s +1% 393 MB/s
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
25.7 MB/s Slightly faster random read.
+5%
24.4 MB/s
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
78 MB/s 87.9 MB/s Slightly faster random write.
+13%
Mixed
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
301 MB/s 339 MB/s Slightly faster mixed IO speed.
+13%
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
33.7 MB/s 34.4 MB/s +2%
SusWrite
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
322 MB/s Much faster sustained write speed.
+45%
222 MB/s
Read
Peak Sequential Read Speed
509 MB/s Slightly faster peak read speed.
+8%
472 MB/s
Write
Peak Sequential Write Speed
492 MB/s +3% 477 MB/s
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
32.1 MB/s Slightly faster peak random read.
+13%
28.5 MB/s
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
115 MB/s 121 MB/s Slightly faster peak random write.
+5%
Mixed
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
357 MB/s 401 MB/s Slightly faster peak mixed IO speed.
+12%
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
42.1 MB/s +1% 41.5 MB/s
SusWrite
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
483 MB/s Hugely faster peak sustained write speed.
+82%
266 MB/s
Market Share
Based on 13,029,063 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.16 % 0.28 % Much higher market share.
+75%
Value
Value For Money
91 % 93.9 % +3%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
68 % +1% 67 %
Price
Price (score)
$87 $85 +2%
Age
Newest
47 Months 33 Months More recent.
+30%
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
360 MB/s Much faster peak deep queue read.
+53%
236 MB/s
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
362 MB/s Slightly faster peak deep queue write.
+11%
326 MB/s
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
1,206 Pts Stronger server IO.
+23%
977 Pts
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
183 MB/s 306 MB/s Much faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
+67%
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
303 MB/s Much faster deep queue read.
+43%
212 MB/s
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
284 MB/s Slightly faster deep queue write.
+6%
268 MB/s
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
91.7 MB/s 251 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue mixed IO.
+174%
Capacity
Capacity
240GB 275GB
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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 275GB Crucial MX300 supersedes the MX200. Unlike its predecessor, the MX300 is TLC based and therefore suffers from weak write speeds in comparison to MLC drives. The MX300 utilises a sophisticated algorithm to enable fast burst write speeds provided that there is sufficient free space on the disk but as the drive fills up write performance drops to the relatively poor levels seen on other TLC drives (similar to mechanical drives). At current prices (70 USD) the MX300 competes well with other low end drives such as the OCZ Trion, Adata SP550 and Samsung 750 EVO. As stocks build the MX300 is likely to see further price cuts, so it could become a very interesting value proposition. See the current value leaders here[Sep '16 SSDrivePro]

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