Average Bench: 84.4% (156th of 885)

Based on 360 user benchmarks.  Model: KINGSTON SHSS37A960G

Very good average bench

The HyperX Savage 960GB averaged just 15.6% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the HyperX Savage 960GB near the top of the comparison list.


Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 74.3MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 25.1MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the HyperX Savage 960GB is 35.6%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the HyperX Savage 960GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 23.9MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 12.6MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 360 samples)
Min Avg Max
440 Read 505 528
364 Write 464 502
350 Mixed 474 509
107% 481 MB/s
Min Avg Max
15.1 4K Read 25.1 31.7
30 4K Write 74.3 109
9.61 4K Mixed 12.6 15.4
93.4% 37.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
21.2 DQ Read 180 333
53.7 DQ Write 228 342
9.56 DQ Mixed 23.9 60.4
68.2% 144 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
552GB free
Firmware: SAFM00.Y Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 503
Write 485
Mixed 499
111% 495 MB/s
4K Read 23
4K Write 89.1
4K Mixed 13.7
100% 41.9 MB/s
DQ Read 239
DQ Write 235
DQ Mixed 13.9
72% 163 MB/s
232GB free
Firmware: SAFM00.Y Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 518
Write 491
Mixed 502
112% 503 MB/s
4K Read 27.6
4K Write 96.7
4K Mixed 12.2
109% 45.5 MB/s
DQ Read 30.9
DQ Write 241
DQ Mixed 12.5
46% 94.8 MB/s
624GB free
Firmware: SAFM02.H Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 509
Write 469
Mixed 489
109% 489 MB/s
4K Read 25.2
4K Write 52.7
4K Mixed 13.4
83% 30.4 MB/s
DQ Read 200
DQ Write 139
DQ Mixed 60.8
75% 133 MB/s
98GB free
Firmware: SAFM02.H Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 517
Write 466
Mixed 488
109% 490 MB/s
4K Read 24.7
4K Write 61.6
4K Mixed 12.4
86% 32.9 MB/s
DQ Read 23.4
DQ Write 210
DQ Mixed 55.2
61% 96.3 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 5,626,299 SSDs tested.


Approx. $325 @ launch in Apr '15
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Typical Savage 960GB Builds (Compare 1,794 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 107%
Desktop 85%
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Workstation 82%
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Motherboard: Asus X99-DELUXE II - $360

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 87% - Excellent Total price: $1,750

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