Average Bench: 81.5% (236th of 929)

Based on 77 user benchmarks.  Model: KINGSTON SHSS37A

Very good average bench

The HyperX Savage 480GB averaged just 18.4% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the HyperX Savage 480GB near the top of the comparison list.


Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 24.2MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 66.7MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the HyperX Savage 480GB is 36.8%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the HyperX Savage 480GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 22.7MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 12.1MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 77 samples)
Min Avg Max
364 Read 495 527
263 Write 447 509
262 Mixed 454 509
104% 465 MB/s
Min Avg Max
15.7 4K Read 24.2 29.8
31 4K Write 66.7 108
7.89 4K Mixed 12.1 13.8
87.3% 34.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
21.1 DQ Read 207 316
52 DQ Write 213 324
10.1 DQ Mixed 22.7 60.1
68.8% 148 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
11GB free
Firmware: 02.H Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 514
Write 494
Mixed 492
112% 500 MB/s
4K Read 22.8
4K Write 63.6
4K Mixed 13
85% 33.2 MB/s
DQ Read 224
DQ Write 208
DQ Mixed 59.3
88% 164 MB/s
365GB free
Firmware: 02.H
Read 517
Write 483
Mixed 480
110% 494 MB/s
4K Read 19.9
4K Write 45.8
4K Mixed 8.88
66% 24.8 MB/s
DQ Read 135
DQ Write 53.1
DQ Mixed 36.8
42% 75 MB/s
145GB free
Firmware: SAFM Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 378
Write 328
Mixed 352
79% 352 MB/s
4K Read 26.3
4K Write 62.3
4K Mixed 12.9
89% 33.8 MB/s
DQ Read 173
DQ Write 139
DQ Mixed 46.9
65% 120 MB/s
150GB free
Firmware: 00.r Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 522
Write 208
Mixed 449
87% 393 MB/s
4K Read 23.7
4K Write 55.9
4K Mixed 13.2
82% 31 MB/s
DQ Read 24.5
DQ Write 60.4
DQ Mixed 12.1
18% 32.3 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 7,168,882 SSDs tested.


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Typical Savage 480GB Builds (Compare 376 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 101%
Desktop 71%
Workstation 107%

System: Asus Z10PE-D8 WS

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 93% - Outstanding Total price: $705

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