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 33,777 user samples
1,051 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 109% 88GB free
Worst Bench: 67% 38GB free (System drive)
Poor: 67% Great: 109%
SPEED RANK: 287th / 1058
32,726 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 112% 87GB free
Worst Bench: 61% 62GB free (System drive)
Poor: 61% Great: 112%
SPEED RANK: 338th / 1058
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
92.3 % +4% 88.7 %
Read
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
398 MB/s 434 MB/s Slightly faster read speed.
+9%
Write
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
428 MB/s Slightly faster write speed.
+9%
391 MB/s
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
23.9 MB/s 26.2 MB/s Slightly faster random read.
+10%
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
89 MB/s Faster random write.
+15%
77.7 MB/s
Mixed
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
317 MB/s +5% 303 MB/s
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
33.4 MB/s 33.7 MB/s +1%
SusWrite
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
398 MB/s Faster sustained write speed.
+23%
323 MB/s
Read
Peak Sequential Read Speed
441 MB/s 513 MB/s Faster peak read speed.
+16%
Write
Peak Sequential Write Speed
486 MB/s 496 MB/s +2%
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
28 MB/s 31.7 MB/s Faster peak random read.
+13%
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
128 MB/s Faster peak random write.
+17%
109 MB/s
Mixed
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
348 MB/s 359 MB/s +3%
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
40.1 MB/s 41.7 MB/s +4%
SusWrite
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
463 MB/s 485 MB/s +5%
Market Share
Based on 47,208,814 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0 % 0.06 % Insanely higher market share.
+∞%
Value
Value For Money
7.55 % 9.7 % Better value.
+28%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
53 % 56 % Slightly more popular.
+6%
Price
Price (score)
$177 $120 Much cheaper.
+32%
Age
Newest
82 Months 77 Months Slightly more recent.
+6%
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
357 MB/s 360 MB/s +1%
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
370 MB/s 372 MB/s +1%
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
1,206 Pts 1,210 Pts +0%
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
284 MB/s Much faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
+55%
183 MB/s
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
303 MB/s 324 MB/s Slightly faster deep queue read.
+7%
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
299 MB/s +5% 286 MB/s
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
242 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue mixed IO.
+155%
95 MB/s
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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