OCZVTX460A-25SAT3-240G
HyperXSHSS37A/240G

Controller: Indilinx Barefoot 3 M10. Flash Memory: Toshiba 19nm MLC. Release date: Q4 2014.

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

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 15,360 user samples
605 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 107% 81GB free (System drive)
Worst Bench: 63% 152GB free (System drive)
Poor: 63% Great: 107%
SPEED RANK: 233rd / 964
14,755 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 111% 223GB free
Worst Bench: 60% 52GB free (System drive)
Poor: 60% Great: 111%
SPEED RANK: 219th / 964
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
87.7 % 89.1 % +2%
Read
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
465 MB/s Slightly faster read speed.
+7%
435 MB/s
Write
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
456 MB/s Slightly faster write speed.
+15%
397 MB/s
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
22.7 MB/s 26.1 MB/s Slightly faster random read.
+15%
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
85.6 MB/s Slightly faster random write.
+6%
80.8 MB/s
Mixed
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
435 MB/s Much faster mixed IO speed.
+45%
300 MB/s
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
22.3 MB/s 34 MB/s Much faster random mixed IO.
+52%
SusWrite
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
400 MB/s Faster sustained write speed.
+22%
327 MB/s
Read
Peak Sequential Read Speed
516 MB/s +2% 506 MB/s
Write
Peak Sequential Write Speed
500 MB/s +1% 494 MB/s
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
27.9 MB/s 32.2 MB/s Faster peak random read.
+15%
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
131 MB/s Slightly faster peak random write.
+13%
116 MB/s
Mixed
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
492 MB/s Much faster peak mixed IO speed.
+38%
356 MB/s
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
35.8 MB/s 42.4 MB/s Faster peak random mixed IO.
+18%
SusWrite
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
458 MB/s 474 MB/s +3%
Market Share
Based on 9,661,958 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.01 % 0.26 % Insanely higher market share.
+2,500%
Value
Value For Money
53.3 % 92 % Much better value.
+73%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
60 % 69 % More popular.
+15%
Price
Price (score)
$177 $87 Much cheaper.
+51%
Age
Newest
48 Months 43 Months Slightly more recent.
+10%
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
353 MB/s 362 MB/s +3%
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
352 MB/s 361 MB/s +3%
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
1,195 Pts 1,209 Pts +1%
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
276 MB/s Much faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
+51%
183 MB/s
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
191 MB/s 310 MB/s Much faster deep queue read.
+62%
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
228 MB/s 282 MB/s Faster deep queue write.
+24%
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
75.7 MB/s 94.1 MB/s Faster deep queue mixed IO.
+24%
Capacity
Capacity
240GB 240GB
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The OCZ Vertex 460A is basically a tweaked re-release of last years Vertex 460. The two drives share the same controller and the same basic NAND, although the 460A apparently uses a newer version of Toshiba's 19nm MLC. Unsurprisingly there is little difference in performance between the 460 and 460A. In absolute terms, with peak sequential read/write speeds of 516/500 MBps and peak 4K random read/write speeds of 25/120 MB/s the 460A does have a rock solid performance profile but OCZ cannot afford to re-release 12 month old technology, at least not of they want to continue to compete with the likes of Samsung, SanDisk and Crucial who are continuously innovating. Overall the 240GB 460A still sits amongst the top handful of drives both in terms of outright performance and value for money[Jan '15 SSDrivePro]

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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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