WDWDS250G1B0A
HyperXSHSS37A/240G

Release date ≈ Q4 2016.

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

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 58,723 user samples
21,265 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 104% 232GB free
Worst Bench: 58% 29GB free (System drive)
Poor: 58% Great: 104%
SPEED RANK: 429th / 1058
37,458 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 111% 0GB free
Worst Bench: 53% 150GB free (System drive)
Poor: 53% Great: 111%
SPEED RANK: 342nd / 1058
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
82.7 % 88.4 % Slightly faster effective speed.
+7%
Read
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
448 MB/s +3% 436 MB/s
Write
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
345 MB/s 396 MB/s Faster write speed.
+15%
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
31.4 MB/s Faster random read.
+20%
26.2 MB/s
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
75.6 MB/s 78.1 MB/s +3%
Mixed
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
252 MB/s 300 MB/s Faster mixed IO speed.
+19%
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
38 MB/s Faster random mixed IO.
+12%
33.9 MB/s
SusWrite
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
164 MB/s 320 MB/s Hugely faster sustained write speed.
+95%
Read
Peak Sequential Read Speed
506 MB/s 508 MB/s +0%
Write
Peak Sequential Write Speed
482 MB/s 492 MB/s +2%
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
41.4 MB/s Faster peak random read.
+30%
31.9 MB/s
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
118 MB/s +4% 113 MB/s
Mixed
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
354 MB/s 357 MB/s +1%
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
53 MB/s Faster peak random mixed IO.
+26%
42.1 MB/s
SusWrite
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
224 MB/s 482 MB/s Hugely faster peak sustained write speed.
+115%
Market Share
Based on 45,398,992 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.05 % 0.06 % Higher market share.
+20%
Value
Value For Money
11.6 % Better value.
+20%
9.67 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
51 % 56 % Slightly more popular.
+10%
Price
Price (score)
$90 Cheaper.
+25%
$120
Age
Newest
56+ Months More recent.
+25%
75 Months
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
384 MB/s Slightly faster peak deep queue read.
+7%
360 MB/s
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
305 MB/s 369 MB/s Faster peak deep queue write.
+21%
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
1,205 Pts 1,210 Pts +0%
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
255 MB/s Much faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
+39%
183 MB/s
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
326 MB/s +3% 318 MB/s
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
246 MB/s 281 MB/s Faster deep queue write.
+14%
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
218 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue mixed IO.
+142%
90.1 MB/s
Capacity
Capacity
250GB 240GB
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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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