SanDiskSDSSDXP-240G-G25
HyperXSHSS37A/240G

Controller: Marvell 88SS9187-BLD2. Flash Memory: SanDisk 19nm eX2 ABL MLC. Release date: Q2 2013.

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

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 17,792 user samples
1,322 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 112% 154GB free (System drive)
Worst Bench: 58% 18GB free (System drive)
Poor: 58% Great: 112%
SPEED RANK: 244th / 991
16,470 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 112% 76GB free
Worst Bench: 58% 122GB free (System drive)
Poor: 58% Great: 112%
SPEED RANK: 252nd / 991
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
89.8 % +1% 89.2 %
Read
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
458 MB/s +5% 438 MB/s
Write
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
390 MB/s 392 MB/s +1%
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
28.5 MB/s Slightly faster random read.
+9%
26.2 MB/s
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
83.3 MB/s +4% 79.8 MB/s
Mixed
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
241 MB/s 300 MB/s Faster mixed IO speed.
+24%
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
31.7 MB/s 34.1 MB/s Slightly faster random mixed IO.
+8%
SusWrite
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
329 MB/s +1% 327 MB/s
Read
Peak Sequential Read Speed
511 MB/s +1% 508 MB/s
Write
Peak Sequential Write Speed
474 MB/s 496 MB/s +5%
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
35.1 MB/s Slightly faster peak random read.
+9%
32.3 MB/s
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
123 MB/s Slightly faster peak random write.
+5%
117 MB/s
Mixed
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
381 MB/s Slightly faster peak mixed IO speed.
+8%
353 MB/s
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
40.7 MB/s 42.4 MB/s +4%
SusWrite
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
468 MB/s 478 MB/s +2%
Market Share
Based on 12,089,043 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.03 % 0.2 % Hugely higher market share.
+567%
Value
Value For Money
71.6 % 92.2 % Better value.
+29%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
63 % 69 % Slightly more popular.
+10%
Price
Price (score)
$123 $87 Cheaper.
+29%
Age
Newest
69 Months 46 Months Much more recent.
+33%
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
364 MB/s +1% 361 MB/s
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
305 MB/s 361 MB/s Faster peak deep queue write.
+18%
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
1,166 Pts 1,209 Pts +4%
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
155 MB/s 183 MB/s Faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
+18%
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
294 MB/s 311 MB/s Slightly faster deep queue read.
+6%
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
257 MB/s 286 MB/s Slightly faster deep queue write.
+11%
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
124 MB/s Much faster deep queue mixed IO.
+41%
87.7 MB/s
Capacity
Capacity
240GB 240GB
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The Sandisk Extreme II uses the 88SS9187-BLD2 controller, Marvel's latest, and Sandisk's own 19MM MLC Memory. On paper this makes an extremely good combination and the benchmarks agree. The Extreme II scored an impressive 1143 in the server orientated AS SSD Benchmark putting it amongst the more capable server drives. In terms of real world consumer performance the Extreme II also fared well achieving a real world speed index score of 570.5 MB/s, amongst the top three scores we have seen to date. The Extreme II has everything going for it apart from its price which is currently significantly above average and hurting its value rating. Because the Extreme is the newest SSD we have in our group test we expect prices will drop with time. Until then, however, there is better value to be had elsewhere. [Jun '13 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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Welcome to our 2.5" and M.2 SSD comparison. We calculate effective speed for both SATA and NVMe drives based on real world performance then adjust by current prices per GB to yield a value for money rating. Our calculated values are checked against thousands of individual user ratings. The customizable table below combines these factors to bring you the definitive list of top SSDs. [SSDrivePro]

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