Average Bench: 59.3% (651st of 956)

more Based on 13,337 user benchmarks.  Models: KINGSTON SA400S37120G, KINGSTON SA400S37120, KINGSTON SA400S37120G, KINGSTON SA400S3, KINGSTON KINGSTON SA400S3, KINGSTON SA400S37240G

Average average bench

The Kingston A400 120GB averaged 40.6% 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 104MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 26.4MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Kingston A400 120GB is 35.5%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Kingston A400 120GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 82MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 214MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 13,337 samples)
Min Avg Max
288 Read 368 463
64.5 Write 214 351
64.9 Mixed 235 313
43.5 SusWrite 82 152
49.9% 225 MB/s
Min Avg Max
17.5 4K Read 26.4 34.1
21.9 4K Write 67.3 98.3
10.8 4K Mixed 23 40.3
105% 38.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
44.3 DQ Read 147 249
34.2 DQ Write 219 327
12.9 DQ Mixed 104 185
101% 157 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
33GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFK71E0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 127 63 12 35 93 43 MB/s
Read 392
Write 153
Mixed 271
SusWrite 62
48% 220 MB/s
4K Read 29.8
4K Write 81.6
4K Mixed 24.2
119% 45.2 MB/s
DQ Read 161
DQ Write 304
DQ Mixed 135
130% 200 MB/s
89GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFKB1E1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 157 142 137 139 139 138 MB/s
Read 301
Write 160
Mixed 166
SusWrite 142
43% 192 MB/s
4K Read 24.9
4K Write 36.9
4K Mixed 20.3
83% 27.4 MB/s
DQ Read 40.6
DQ Write 43
DQ Mixed 38.7
30% 40.8 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 8,592,927 SSDs tested.

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Typical A400 120GB Builds (Compare 17,821 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 67%
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Desktop
Desktop 66%
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Workstation
Workstation 62%
Destroyer

Motherboard: Asus PRIME B350-PLUS - $85

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 91% - Outstanding Total price: $681

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Controller: Phison PS3111-S11. Flash Memory: Toshiba 15nm TLC

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Excellent

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