HyperXSHSS37A/240G
CrucialCT500MX500SSD1

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

Controller: Silicon Motion SM2258. Flash Memory: Micron 3D TLC. Release date ≈ Q1 2018.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 24,040 user samples
15,121 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 111% 202GB free (System drive)
Worst Bench: 60% 194GB free (System drive)
Poor: 60% Great: 111%
SPEED RANK: 222nd / 959
8,919 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 126% 70GB free
Worst Bench: 83% 387GB free
Poor: 83% Great: 126%
SPEED RANK: 131st / 959
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
87.9 % 110 % Faster effective speed.
+25%
Read
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
438 MB/s 477 MB/s Slightly faster read speed.
+9%
Write
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
388 MB/s 432 MB/s Slightly faster write speed.
+11%
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
26 MB/s 34.5 MB/s Much faster random read.
+33%
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
77.5 MB/s 90.9 MB/s Faster random write.
+17%
Mixed
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
299 MB/s 414 MB/s Much faster mixed IO speed.
+38%
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
33.6 MB/s 49.1 MB/s Much faster random mixed IO.
+46%
SusWrite
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
317 MB/s 412 MB/s Faster sustained write speed.
+30%
Read
Peak Sequential Read Speed
507 MB/s 515 MB/s +2%
Write
Peak Sequential Write Speed
493 MB/s +4% 473 MB/s
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
32.5 MB/s 41.2 MB/s Faster peak random read.
+27%
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
115 MB/s 120 MB/s +4%
Mixed
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
356 MB/s 449 MB/s Faster peak mixed IO speed.
+26%
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
42.5 MB/s 60 MB/s Much faster peak random mixed IO.
+41%
SusWrite
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
475 MB/s +3% 463 MB/s
Market Share
Based on 9,101,861 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.22 % 0.73 % Hugely higher market share.
+232%
Value
Value For Money
90.8 % 200 % Hugely better value.
+121%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
69 % 76 % Slightly more popular.
+10%
Price
Price (score)
$87 $85 +2%
Age
Newest
42 Months 9+ Months Much more recent.
+79%
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
361 MB/s 390 MB/s Slightly faster peak deep queue read.
+8%
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
359 MB/s 364 MB/s +1%
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
1,205 Pts 1,274 Pts Slightly stronger server IO.
+6%
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
183 MB/s 298 MB/s Much faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
+63%
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
314 MB/s 343 MB/s Slightly faster deep queue read.
+9%
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
280 MB/s 317 MB/s Slightly faster deep queue write.
+13%
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
94.9 MB/s 267 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue mixed IO.
+181%
Capacity
Capacity
240GB 500GB
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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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