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We used CrystalDiskMark’s default configuration for our tests, which benchmarked each SSD using a file size of 1,000 MB with five test runs. Please continue reading to see the results.

Kingston HyperX 240 GB SSD Review

The OCZ Vertex 3 MAX IOPS performed best in the sequential read test, beating the Kingston HyperX by 5%, the Intel 510 Series by 8% and the Crucial M4 by 30 percent. However, in the sequential write test, the Kingston HyperX exhibited the highest level of performance, beating the OCZ Vertex 3 MAX IOPS by 12% and the Crucial M4 by 36 percent.

Kingston HyperX 240 GB SSD Review

In the random read test, the OCZ Vertex 3 MAX IOPS came out on top again, beating the Kingston HyperX by 9%, the Intel 510 Series by 48% and the Crucial M4 by 43 percent. However, in the random write test, the Kingston HyperX performed best, beating the OCZ Vertex 3 by 8 percent. The Crucial M4 and Intel 510 Series exhibited a similar level of performance which was 15% less than the Kingston HyperX.

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Henry has been taking apart computers since the age of 10, which eventually lead to a career in technology journalism. He's written for numerous leading UK technology websites as well as writing advisory articles for Best Buy.