SSDBoss Review Our evaluation of HyperX Savage SSD vs BX100

read performance

How quickly data is read from the drive

4K Random Read, 4K Random Read Access Time and 512K Sequential Read

write performance

How quickly data is written to the drive

4K Random Write, 4K Random Write Access Time and 512K Sequential Write

real world benchmarks

How well the drive performs common tasks

Photoshop Lens Filter and AS SSD ISO Copy

Benchmarks

How well the drive performs on common benchmarks

PCMark Vantage and AS SSD Score

No winner declared

Too close to call

Differences What are the advantages of each

Default view of Kingston HyperX Savage SSD

Reasons to consider the
Kingston HyperX Savage SSD

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Significantly higher capacity 960 GB vs 500 GB More than 90% higher capacity
Faster 512K sequential write 514.74 MB/s vs 410.38 MB/s More than 25% faster 512K sequential write
Faster 512K sequential read 534.89 MB/s vs 436.93 MB/s More than 20% faster 512K sequential read
Higher AS SSD score 1,213 pts vs 965 pts More than 25% higher AS SSD score
Front view of Crucial BX100

Reasons to consider the
Crucial BX100

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Faster 4k random read 248.37 MB/s vs 189.07 MB/s More than 30% faster 4k random read
Faster 4k random write 80.74 MB/s vs 58.47 MB/s Around 40% faster 4k random write
Significantly higher PCMark vantage score 31,363 pts vs 24,116 pts More than 30% higher PCMark vantage score
Lighter 55 g vs 92 g More than 40% lighter
Faster photoshop lens filter 49.4 s vs 53.8 s Around 10% faster photoshop lens filter
Higher MTBF 1,500,000 hours vs 1,000,000 hours 50% higher MTBF
Lower 4k random write access time 3.1 ms vs 4.28 ms Around 30% lower 4k random write access time
Lower 4k random read access time 1.01 ms vs 1.32 ms Around 25% lower 4k random read access time
Faster AS SSD ISO copy 504.4 MB/s vs 422.85 MB/s Around 20% faster AS SSD ISO copy

Benchmarks Real world tests of HyperX Savage SSD vs BX100

4K Random Read

HyperX Savage SSD
189.07 MB/s
BX100
248.37 MB/s

4K Random Write

HyperX Savage SSD
58.47 MB/s
BX100
80.74 MB/s

Avg. Power Consumption

HyperX Savage SSD
1.85 Watts
BX100
1.94 Watts

4K Random Read Access Time

BX100
3.1 ms

4K Random Write Access Time

BX100
1.01 ms

Reviews Word on the street

HyperX Savage SSD  vs BX100 

8.4
9.7
Personally, I would still buy the MX100 because its price is just too good, and saving $5 on the 250 GB variant really is not worth it deviating from the nearly perfect MX100.
BX100

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