The Cavalier Pillow Top is a medium-plush mattress that packs a lot of value into its 10" of thickness. There are three inches of high quality, comfortable foam atop a 460-count VertiCoil spring system. Foam encasement keeps you from feeling too much side-to-side motion when Venice Pillow Top because it offers a more durable and body-contouring innerspring unit; the VertiCoil. With equal amounts of wear-and-tear, it's likely that the Cavalier Plush, Pillow Top or Firm would outlast lesser mattresses long enough to become the mattress in your first home or apartment, away from school! In the Cavalier Plush, there is a full three inches of foam between you and the springs and it's a CertiPUR-US, American made poly foam; two inches of it being convoluted. That's a lot of comfort packed into a budget mattress. The Cavalier series is also foam encased which means a stronger edge support and less motion transfer! Definitely a great pick for overall value. For a more medium feel, try the Cavalier Pillow Top. For a firm mattress, we'd suggest the Cavalier Firm. Made in the USA! As always, matching foundation available for a discounted price when purchasing a set.