HyperXSHSS37A/240G
SamsungMZ-7TE250BW

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

Controller: Samsung 3 Core MEX. Memory: Samsung 19nm Toggle Mode TLC. Release date: Q3 2013.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 93,443 user samples
15,545 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 111% 112GB free
Worst Bench: 59% 69GB free (System drive)
Poor: 59% Great: 111%
SPEED RANK: 236th / 970
77,898 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 117% 69GB free
Worst Bench: 68% 70GB free (System drive)
Poor: 68% Great: 117%
SPEED RANK: 173rd / 970
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
88.1 % 97.3 % Slightly faster effective speed.
+10%
Read
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
440 MB/s 465 MB/s Slightly faster read speed.
+6%
Write
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
394 MB/s 418 MB/s Slightly faster write speed.
+6%
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
26 MB/s 38.8 MB/s Much faster random read.
+49%
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
76.7 MB/s 90.8 MB/s Faster random write.
+18%
Mixed
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
298 MB/s 346 MB/s Faster mixed IO speed.
+16%
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
33.6 MB/s 49 MB/s Much faster random mixed IO.
+46%
SusWrite
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
319 MB/s Much faster sustained write speed.
+68%
190 MB/s
Read
Peak Sequential Read Speed
508 MB/s 508 MB/s
Write
Peak Sequential Write Speed
493 MB/s +1% 488 MB/s
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
32.3 MB/s 46.6 MB/s Much faster peak random read.
+44%
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
111 MB/s 120 MB/s Slightly faster peak random write.
+8%
Mixed
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
356 MB/s 412 MB/s Faster peak mixed IO speed.
+16%
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
42.1 MB/s 59.9 MB/s Much faster peak random mixed IO.
+42%
SusWrite
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
482 MB/s Much faster peak sustained write speed.
+63%
296 MB/s
Market Share
Based on 10,232,805 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.23 % 1.05 % Hugely higher market share.
+357%
Value
Value For Money
91 % Much better value.
+63%
55.8 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
69 % More popular.
+17%
59 %
Price
Price (score)
$87 Much cheaper.
+56%
$199
Age
Newest
44 Months Much more recent.
+32%
65 Months
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
361 MB/s 384 MB/s Slightly faster peak deep queue read.
+6%
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
364 MB/s +3% 355 MB/s
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
1,206 Pts 1,268 Pts Slightly stronger server IO.
+5%
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
184 MB/s 238 MB/s Faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
+29%
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
312 MB/s 340 MB/s Slightly faster deep queue read.
+9%
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
286 MB/s 308 MB/s Slightly faster deep queue write.
+8%
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
94.3 MB/s 206 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue mixed IO.
+118%
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 Evo is remarkable in that, like the Sandisk Extreme II, it features a second level cache. For the 250 GB Evo this consists of a 3 GB Turbowrite cache (TWC) which is a block of high speed Flash Memory. When the TWC is exhausted write speeds drop by approximately 50% but that won't often happen under typical consumer workloads. In terms of raw performance, even with its cache, the Evo still isn't the fastest drive. With a real world speed index reading of 439 MB/s the EVO is however, within reach of the two speed leaders (Vector and 850 Pro). At a price point of $130 the Evo is around 30% cheaper making it the best value for money SSDs I have seen in 2014. Comparing the Evo and the Sandisk Ultra Plus shows that the Evo is the winner but the Sandisk may be a viable alternative thanks to its cache-free, and therefore more consistent performance during extended writes. [Aug '14 SSDrivePro]

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