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 20,154 user samples
757 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 108% 81GB free (System drive)
Worst Bench: 65% 152GB free (System drive)
Poor: 65% Great: 108%
SPEED RANK: 254th / 1003
19,397 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 111% 60GB free
Worst Bench: 59% 85GB free (System drive)
Poor: 59% Great: 111%
SPEED RANK: 265th / 1003
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
90.6 % +1% 89.5 %
Read
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
448 MB/s +1% 442 MB/s
Write
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
451 MB/s Faster write speed.
+16%
390 MB/s
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
23.2 MB/s 26.1 MB/s Slightly faster random read.
+12%
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
89 MB/s Slightly faster random write.
+9%
81.4 MB/s
Mixed
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
402 MB/s Much faster mixed IO speed.
+34%
301 MB/s
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
26.4 MB/s 34 MB/s Faster random mixed IO.
+29%
SusWrite
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
398 MB/s Faster sustained write speed.
+24%
321 MB/s
Read
Peak Sequential Read Speed
516 MB/s +1% 510 MB/s
Write
Peak Sequential Write Speed
499 MB/s +1% 495 MB/s
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
28.1 MB/s 32.3 MB/s Slightly faster peak random read.
+15%
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
132 MB/s Slightly faster peak random write.
+14%
116 MB/s
Mixed
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
492 MB/s Much faster peak mixed IO speed.
+37%
358 MB/s
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
39.5 MB/s 42.4 MB/s Slightly faster peak random mixed IO.
+7%
SusWrite
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
465 MB/s 483 MB/s +4%
Market Share
Based on 15,080,495 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0 % 0.16 % Insanely higher market share.
+∞%
Value
Value For Money
55.1 % 92.4 % Much better value.
+68%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
60 % 69 % More popular.
+15%
Price
Price (score)
$177 $87 Much cheaper.
+51%
Age
Newest
55 Months 50 Months Slightly more recent.
+9%
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
357 MB/s 361 MB/s +1%
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
368 MB/s +2% 360 MB/s
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
1,218 Pts +1% 1,207 Pts
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
282 MB/s Much faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
+54%
183 MB/s
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
230 MB/s 319 MB/s Much faster deep queue read.
+39%
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
260 MB/s 288 MB/s Slightly faster deep queue write.
+11%
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
129 MB/s Much faster deep queue mixed IO.
+39%
92.5 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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