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 52,612 user samples
19,410 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 111% 128GB free
Worst Bench: 61% 85GB free (System drive)
Poor: 61% Great: 111%
SPEED RANK: 267th / 1003
33,202 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 94% 188GB free
Worst Bench: 55% 212GB free
Poor: 55% Great: 94%
SPEED RANK: 421st / 1003
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
89.5 % Slightly faster effective speed.
+13%
79.2 %
Read
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
442 MB/s +3% 430 MB/s
Write
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
393 MB/s +4% 377 MB/s
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
26.2 MB/s Slightly faster random read.
+9%
24 MB/s
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
80.8 MB/s 86.7 MB/s Slightly faster random write.
+7%
Mixed
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
302 MB/s 332 MB/s Slightly faster mixed IO speed.
+10%
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
34 MB/s +1% 33.7 MB/s
SusWrite
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
321 MB/s Much faster sustained write speed.
+49%
215 MB/s
Read
Peak Sequential Read Speed
510 MB/s Slightly faster peak read speed.
+9%
470 MB/s
Write
Peak Sequential Write Speed
493 MB/s +4% 475 MB/s
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
32.2 MB/s Slightly faster peak random read.
+13%
28.4 MB/s
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
115 MB/s 118 MB/s +3%
Mixed
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
358 MB/s 400 MB/s Slightly faster peak mixed IO speed.
+12%
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
42.4 MB/s +2% 41.6 MB/s
SusWrite
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
481 MB/s Hugely faster peak sustained write speed.
+80%
267 MB/s
Market Share
Based on 15,001,259 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.18 % 0.26 % Much higher market share.
+44%
Value
Value For Money
92.4 % +0% 92.3 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
69 % +3% 67 %
Price
Price (score)
$87 $85 +2%
Age
Newest
50 Months 36 Months More recent.
+28%
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
361 MB/s Much faster peak deep queue read.
+53%
236 MB/s
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
361 MB/s Slightly faster peak deep queue write.
+11%
325 MB/s
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
1,207 Pts Stronger server IO.
+24%
972 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
318 MB/s Much faster deep queue read.
+51%
210 MB/s
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
290 MB/s Slightly faster deep queue write.
+13%
257 MB/s
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
93.6 MB/s 248 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue mixed IO.
+165%
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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