SanDiskSDSSDXPS-240G
HyperXSHSS37A/240G

Controller: Marvell 88SS9187-BLD2. Flash Memory: SanDisk 19nm eX2 ABL MLC. Release date: Q2 2014.

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

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 43,252 user samples
8,525 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 115% 182GB free (System drive)
Worst Bench: 71% 80GB free (System drive)
Poor: 71% Great: 115%
SPEED RANK: 263rd / 1040
34,727 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 110% 113GB free
Worst Bench: 59% 188GB free (System drive)
Poor: 59% Great: 110%
SPEED RANK: 326th / 1040
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
93.6 % Slightly faster effective speed.
+6%
87.9 %
Read
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
467 MB/s Slightly faster read speed.
+8%
431 MB/s
Write
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
406 MB/s +4% 389 MB/s
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
29.5 MB/s Faster random read.
+13%
26 MB/s
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
76.8 MB/s 78.1 MB/s +2%
Mixed
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
262 MB/s 301 MB/s Faster mixed IO speed.
+15%
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
34.3 MB/s +1% 33.9 MB/s
SusWrite
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
370 MB/s Faster sustained write speed.
+16%
318 MB/s
Read
Peak Sequential Read Speed
510 MB/s +0% 509 MB/s
Write
Peak Sequential Write Speed
479 MB/s 493 MB/s +3%
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
35.7 MB/s Faster peak random read.
+12%
31.8 MB/s
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
116 MB/s Slightly faster peak random write.
+6%
109 MB/s
Mixed
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
303 MB/s 358 MB/s Faster peak mixed IO speed.
+18%
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
43.2 MB/s +4% 41.6 MB/s
SusWrite
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
478 MB/s 481 MB/s +1%
Market Share
Based on 38,251,375 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.02 % 0.07 % Hugely higher market share.
+250%
Value
Value For Money
14 % Much better value.
+46%
9.61 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
54 % 56 % +4%
Price
Price (score)
$79 Much cheaper.
+34%
$120
Age
Newest
79 Months 69 Months More recent.
+13%
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
378 MB/s +5% 361 MB/s
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
340 MB/s 371 MB/s Slightly faster peak deep queue write.
+9%
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
1,217 Pts +1% 1,210 Pts
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
164 MB/s 184 MB/s Faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
+12%
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
313 MB/s 314 MB/s +0%
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
258 MB/s 278 MB/s Slightly faster deep queue write.
+8%
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
148 MB/s Much faster deep queue mixed IO.
+64%
90.3 MB/s
Capacity
Capacity
240GB 240GB
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The 240GB Sandisk Extreme Pro uses the same controller and NAND as its 13 months younger predecessor, the Extreme II. Comparing the Extreme II and Extreme Pro shows that average performance has increased by 10% but peak performance remains broadly unchanged. The Pro features an improved nCache which uses an SLC buffer to cache writes prior to writing them to the slower MLC NAND. In order to benefit from this improved caching, huge amounts of data need to be written for extended periods, an unlikely consumer scenario. Comparing core performance between the Samsung 840 Evo and Extreme Pro shows that the Extreme Pro averages around 12% faster than the Evo. The Extreme Pro also has a 10 year warranty but I wonder if SATA 3 will even be around at that time. Although the Extreme Pro has a superb performance profile it's not a game changer. [Jun '14 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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