PNYSSD7CS900-120-RB
HyperXSHSS37A/240G

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

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 71,387 user samples
34,922 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 86% 86GB free (System drive)
Worst Bench: 42% 29GB free (System drive)
Poor: 42% Great: 86%
SPEED RANK: 683rd / 1058
36,465 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 111% 197GB free
Worst Bench: 55% 30GB free (System drive)
Poor: 55% Great: 111%
SPEED RANK: 350th / 1058
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
67.9 % 87.4 % Faster effective speed.
+29%
Read
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
394 MB/s 435 MB/s Faster read speed.
+10%
Write
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
265 MB/s 393 MB/s Much faster write speed.
+48%
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
29.8 MB/s Faster random read.
+17%
25.5 MB/s
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
69.4 MB/s 75.7 MB/s Slightly faster random write.
+9%
Mixed
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
278 MB/s 299 MB/s Slightly faster mixed IO speed.
+8%
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
28.5 MB/s 33.1 MB/s Faster random mixed IO.
+16%
SusWrite
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
106 MB/s 320 MB/s Hugely faster sustained write speed.
+202%
Read
Peak Sequential Read Speed
485 MB/s 510 MB/s Slightly faster peak read speed.
+5%
Write
Peak Sequential Write Speed
387 MB/s 494 MB/s Faster peak write speed.
+28%
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
40 MB/s Faster peak random read.
+25%
31.9 MB/s
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
92.8 MB/s 109 MB/s Faster peak random write.
+17%
Mixed
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
348 MB/s 356 MB/s +2%
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
38.8 MB/s 41.8 MB/s Slightly faster peak random mixed IO.
+8%
SusWrite
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
200 MB/s 482 MB/s Hugely faster peak sustained write speed.
+141%
Market Share
Based on 43,952,926 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.2 % Hugely higher market share.
+300%
0.05 %
Value
Value For Money
14.3 % Much better value.
+50%
9.56 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
51 % 56 % Slightly more popular.
+10%
Price
Price (score)
$25 Much cheaper.
+79%
$120
Age
Newest
56+ Months More recent.
+24%
74 Months
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
266 MB/s 361 MB/s Much faster peak deep queue read.
+36%
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
330 MB/s 370 MB/s Faster peak deep queue write.
+12%
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
1,008 Pts 1,209 Pts Stronger server IO.
+20%
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
198 MB/s Slightly faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
+8%
183 MB/s
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
205 MB/s 311 MB/s Much faster deep queue read.
+52%
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
236 MB/s 283 MB/s Faster deep queue write.
+20%
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
147 MB/s Much faster deep queue mixed IO.
+62%
90.5 MB/s
Capacity
Capacity
120GB 240GB
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Excellent SSD for PC Builders with very tight budget ($300 and below). However, the performance and capacity is low hence the SSD's low price. [Dec '19 ColdSpy]

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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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