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Kingston HyperX Savage SSD Released – Features Phison S10 Quad-core, Eight-channel Controller

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Kingston Technology recently announced their latest SSD, the HyperX Savage SSD, succeeding their ageing HyperX 3K SSD lineup. The new HyperX Savage SSD offers a faster sequential read/write speeds compared to its predecessor, thanks to the Phison S10 quad-core, eight-channel controller that the company used in this new SSD. Reviews are already out for this SSD and so far the reviewers were satisfied with its performance. The Kingston HyperX Savage SSD is rated to have speeds of up to 560MB/s read and 530MB/s write for the higher capacities. It’s also going to be available in bundle kit or SSD only. Check out more details from the official news below.

Kingston HyperX Savage SSD

HyperX Launches New Savage SATA-based SSD

HyperX®, a division of Kingston Technology, the independent world leader in memory products, today announced HyperX Savage SSD, its next-generation SATA Rev. 3 (6Gb/s) SSD. HyperX Savage is powered by the Phison S10 quad-core, eight-channel controller delivering incredible read/write speeds for both compressible and incompressible data, as well as high IOPS. It replaces the highly successful HyperX 3K SSD.

HyperX Savage is the fastest SATA-based SSD in the HyperX family. With sequential speeds of up to 560MB/s read and 530MB/s write, and IOPS of up to 100,000 read and 89,000 write, HyperX Savage offers higher performance, ultra-responsive multitasking and an overall faster system. It features an eye-catching red steel and aluminum case with a low profile to fit most notebooks, desktops and small-form factor PC builds. This new design continues the HyperX trend as a leader in stylish gaming products.

According to Nathan Su, Flash Memory Sales Director, APAC Region, Kingston: “We are proud to introduce the HyperX Savage as our latest and fastest SATA-based SSD,”. “The HyperX 3K drive has been a core part of our SSD offerings since 2012, and now with Savage, we are unleashing even higher performance and capacities to satisfy the most demanding consumers, enthusiasts and gamers.”

The HyperX Savage SSD is available in 120GB, 240GB, 480GB and 960GB capacities. It is sold as a stand-alone SSD or with an upgrade bundle kit that includes a 2.5” USB 3.0 enclosure, 3.5” bracket and mounting screws, SATA data cable, hard drive cloning software5, multi-bit screwdriver and a 7mm to 9.5mm adapter.

HyperX Savage SSD Features and Specifications

  • Performance: incredible speeds for enhanced productivity
  • Unique design: stunning red casing to give an edge to the latest PC hardware
  • Slim: 7mm thickness to fit in most desktops and notebooks
  • Fast and easy migration: all-in-one kit available with premium HyperX accessories, including a handy multi-kit screwdriver and USB 3.0 enclosure for easy installation
  • Guaranteed: three-year warranty and free technical support
  • Form factor: 2.5”
  • Interface: SATA Rev. 3.0 (6Gb/s) – with backwards compatibility to SATA Rev. 2.0 (3Gb/s)
  • Capacities: 120GB, 240GB, 480GB, 960GB
  • Controller: Phison PS3110-S10
  • Power Consumption: 0.39W Idle / 0.5W Avg. / 1.4W (MAX) Read / 4.35W (MAX) Write
  • Storage temperature: -40°C~85°C
  • Operating temperature: 0°C~70°C
  • Dimensions: 100.0mm x 69.9mm x 7.0mm
  • Weight: 120GB, 240GB, 480GB: 96g / 960GB: 92g
  • Vibration operating: 2.17G Peak (7–800Hz)
  • Vibration non-operating: 20G Peak (10–2000Hz)
  • Life expectancy: 1 million hours MTBF
  • Warranty/support: 3-year warranty with free technical support

Total Bytes Written (TBW):
120GB: 113TB 0.89 DWPD
240GB: 306TB 1.19 DWPD
480GB: 416TB 0.81 DWPD
960GB: 681TB 0.66 DWPD

Compressible Data Transfer (ATTO):
120GB: 560MB/s Read and 360MB/s Write
240GB, 480GB, 960GB: 560MB/s Read and 530MB/s Write

Incompressible Data Transfer (AS-SSD and CrystalDiskMark):
120GB: 520MB/s Read and 350MB/s Write
240GB: 520MB/s Read and 510MB/s Write
480GB: 520MB/s Read and 500MB/s Write
960GB: 520MB/s Read and 490MB/s Write

IOMETER Maximum Random 4k Read/Write:
120GB: up to 100,000/ up to 84,000 IOPS
240GB: up to 100,000/ up to 89,000 IOPS
480GB: up to 100,000/ up to 88,000 IOPS
960GB: up to 99,000/ up to 89,000 IOPS

Random 4k Read/Write:
120GB: up to 93,000/ up to 83,000 IOPS
240GB: up to 93,000/ up to 89,000 IOPS
480GB: up to 92,000/ up to 89,000 IOPS
960GB: up to 97,000/ up to 89,000 IOPS

PCMARK® Vantage HDD Suite Score:
120GB, 240GB, 480GB, 960GB: 84,000

PCMARK® 8 Storage Bandwidth:
120GB, 240GB, 480GB: 223MB/s
960GB: 260MB/s

PCMARK® 8 Storage Score:
120GB, 240GB, 480GB: 4,940
960GB: 4,970

Anvil Total Score (Incompressible Workload):
120GB, 240GB, 480GB: 4,700
960GB: 5,000

HyperX Savage SSD
Part Number Capacity and Features
SHSS37A/120G 120GB HyperX Savage SSD SATA 3 2.5” (7mm height)
SHSS37A/240G 240GB HyperX Savage SSD SATA 3 2.5” (7mm height)
SHSS37A/480G 480GB HyperX Savage SSD SATA 3 2.5” (7mm height)
SHSS37A/960G 960GB HyperX Savage SSD SATA 3 2.5” (7mm height)
SHSS3B7A/120G 120GB HyperX Savage SSD SATA 3 2.5” Upgrade Bundle Kit
SHSS3B7A/240G 240GB HyperX Savage SSD SATA 3 2.5” Upgrade Bundle Kit
SHSS3B7A/480G 480GB HyperX Savage SSD SATA 3 2.5” Upgrade Bundle Kit
SHSS3B7A/960G 960GB HyperX Savage SSD SATA 3 2.5” Upgrade Bundle Kit

Price and Availability

The HyperX Savage SSD is now available, both in stand alone and bundle kit. The company is also offering a 3-year limited warranty.

Peter Paul
I love computers since I was a kid. I’m always fascinated with new technology, especially in the PC world. Many years ago, I was curious if the reviews I read were true and real. So, why not test them myself and share my first-hand experience? And thus, here we are. Thanks for reading!

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