Average Bench: 53.9% (605th of 869)

Based on 16,304 user benchmarks.  Models: KINGSTON SHFS37A120G, KINGSTON SHFS37A, KINGSTON SHFS37A120G, KINGSTON KINGSTON SHFS37A

The Kingston HyperX Fury has the same controller as its HyperX 3K sibling; the only difference between the two drives is the use of cheaper Micron 20nm NAND in the newer Fury. Comparing the performance differences between the HyperX Fury and 3K shows that the newer 20nm NAND results in an effective performance decrease of around 30% for a price saving of just 12%. The Fury was never aimed at the high performance sector of the market but given the known compressible performance weaknesses of its Sandforce 2281 controller and its relatively non-budget price tag, the 120GB Fury will struggle to find rational takers in today's market. There are far better value alternatives available for just a few more dollars. [Sep '14 SSDrivePro]

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Average average bench

The HyperX Fury 120GB averaged 46.1% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This isn't a great result which indicates that there are much faster alternatives on the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 77.1MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 20.8MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the HyperX Fury 120GB is 20.6%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the HyperX Fury 120GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 63.3MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 115MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 16,304 samples)
Min Avg Max
320 Read 432 506
91.2 Write 115 134
129 Mixed 159 183
51% 235 MB/s
Min Avg Max
10.4 4K Read 20.8 28.9
46.1 4K Write 77.1 107
7.84 4K Mixed 12.7 17.7
88.7% 36.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
20.6 DQ Read 63.3 104
65.3 DQ Write 114 143
7.61 DQ Mixed 23.7 37.4
36.4% 67.1 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
19GB free
Firmware: 603ABBF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 389
Write 113
Mixed 150
47% 217 MB/s
4K Read 24.4
4K Write 112
4K Mixed 7.2
105% 47.8 MB/s
DQ Read 32
DQ Write 111
DQ Mixed 8.2
25% 50.4 MB/s
43GB free
Firmware: 608ABBF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 398
Write 120
Mixed 164
49% 227 MB/s
4K Read 21.4
4K Write 56.6
4K Mixed 15
82% 31 MB/s
DQ Read 106
DQ Write 145
DQ Mixed 35.8
52% 95.3 MB/s
33GB free
Firmware: 605ABBF1 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 287
Write 112
Mixed 157
41% 185 MB/s
4K Read 19.7
4K Write 42.1
4K Mixed 10.6
66% 24.1 MB/s
DQ Read 28.6
DQ Write 83.4
DQ Mixed 11.8
22% 41.3 MB/s
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AmazonUS $1032 months
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Typical Fury 120GB Builds (Compare 12,204 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 39%
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Desktop
Desktop 48%
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Workstation
Workstation 40%
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Motherboard: MSI 970 GAMING (MS-7693) - $102

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 58% - Above average Total price: $611

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Controller: LSI SandForce SF2281. NAND Memory: Micron 20nm MLC.

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