Average Bench: 59.9% (626th of 955)

more Based on 8,541 user benchmarks.  Models: KINGSTON SA400S37120G, KINGSTON SA400S37120, KINGSTON SA400S37120G, KINGSTON SA400S3, KINGSTON KINGSTON SA400S3, KINGSTON SA400S37240G

Average average bench

The Kingston A400 120GB averaged 40.0% 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-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 102MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 26.2MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Kingston A400 120GB is 30.7%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Kingston A400 120GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 80.1MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 241MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 8,541 samples)
Min Avg Max
298 Read 382 492
100 Write 241 405
25.7 Mixed 244 357
46.4 SusWrite 80.1 132
52.6% 237 MB/s
Min Avg Max
15.2 4K Read 26.2 32.5
17.1 4K Write 70.6 99.7
6.96 4K Mixed 20.9 30.6
104% 39.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
52.8 DQ Read 154 181
32.8 DQ Write 250 334
1.1 DQ Mixed 102 140
105% 168 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
30GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFK71E0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 104 57 85 11 93 38 MB/s
Read 400
Write 305
Mixed 276
SusWrite 64.6
58% 262 MB/s
4K Read 28.1
4K Write 78.3
4K Mixed 22.2
112% 42.9 MB/s
DQ Read 161
DQ Write 297
DQ Mixed 129
126% 195 MB/s
67GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFK71E0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 91 57 19 94 5.5 108 MB/s
Read 393
Write 143
Mixed 266
SusWrite 62.3
48% 216 MB/s
4K Read 25
4K Write 76.5
4K Mixed 19.8
104% 40.4 MB/s
DQ Read 162
DQ Write 306
DQ Mixed 133
130% 200 MB/s
80GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFK71E0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 154 51 53 44 87 127 MB/s
Read 324
Write 54.3
Mixed 61.9
SusWrite 85.9
28% 132 MB/s
4K Read 23.2
4K Write 29.1
4K Mixed 21.5
78% 24.6 MB/s
DQ Read 155
DQ Write 45.7
DQ Mixed 50.1
50% 83.5 MB/s
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Typical A400 120GB Builds (Compare 15,399 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 67%
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Desktop 66%
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Workstation
Workstation 63%
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Motherboard: Asus PRIME B350-PLUS - $99

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 85% - Excellent Total price: $748

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