Average Bench: 85.3% (243rd of 956)

Based on 509 user benchmarks.  Model: KINGSTON SHSS37A960G

Very good average bench

The HyperX Savage 960GB averaged just 14.6% 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.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 74.4MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 24.9MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the HyperX Savage 960GB is 34%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the HyperX Savage 960GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 37.1MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 14.8MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 509 samples)
Min Avg Max
438 Read 504 527
373 Write 462 502
293 Mixed 463 509
205 SusWrite 391 478
102% 455 MB/s
Min Avg Max
15.8 4K Read 24.9 31.3
31.7 4K Write 74.4 109
10 4K Mixed 14.8 36.5
96.1% 38 MB/s
Min Avg Max
21.4 DQ Read 188 338
57.9 DQ Write 232 343
10.1 DQ Mixed 37.1 171
76.1% 152 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
477GB free
Firmware: SAFM00.r
SusWrite @10s intervals: 476 475 476 473 471 475 MB/s
Read 515
Write 486
Mixed 334
SusWrite 474
102% 452 MB/s
4K Read 36.5
4K Write 104
4K Mixed 45.9
169% 62.3 MB/s
DQ Read 379
DQ Write 329
DQ Mixed 75.9
133% 261 MB/s
765GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SAFM00.Y
SusWrite @10s intervals: 434 454 460 486 479 484 MB/s
Read 482
Write 482
Mixed 324
SusWrite 466
99% 439 MB/s
4K Read 30.5
4K Write 113
4K Mixed 39.6
156% 60.9 MB/s
DQ Read 335
DQ Write 348
DQ Mixed 67.2
126% 250 MB/s
235GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SAFM02.H
SusWrite @10s intervals: 385 438 354 466 451 410 MB/s
Read 477
Write 455
Mixed 350
SusWrite 417
96% 425 MB/s
4K Read 30.6
4K Write 107
4K Mixed 40.1
154% 59.2 MB/s
DQ Read 318
DQ Write 323
DQ Mixed 175
172% 272 MB/s
800GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SAFM02.H
SusWrite @10s intervals: 414 423 443 452 465 468 MB/s
Read 491
Write 254
Mixed 345
SusWrite 444
86% 383 MB/s
4K Read 25
4K Write 69.2
4K Mixed 30.6
114% 41.6 MB/s
DQ Read 323
DQ Write 331
DQ Mixed 177
174% 277 MB/s
593GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SAFM02.H
SusWrite @10s intervals: 416 415 423 455 455 361 MB/s
Read 479
Write 428
Mixed 317
SusWrite 421
92% 411 MB/s
4K Read 21.7
4K Write 46.1
4K Mixed 26.9
92% 31.6 MB/s
DQ Read 337
DQ Write 341
DQ Mixed 164
171% 281 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 8,001,532 SSDs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $325 @ launch in Apr '15
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Typical Savage 960GB Builds (Compare 998 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 105%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 77%
Battleship

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-X99-Ultra Gaming-CF

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 95% - Outstanding Total price: $1,182

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