Average Bench: 83.6% (198th of 921)

Based on 4,008 user benchmarks.  Model: KINGSTON SHSS37A480G

Very good average bench

The Kingston SHSS37A480G 480GB averaged just 16.4% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Kingston SHSS37A480G 480GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 72.6MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 24.3MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Kingston SHSS37A480G 480GB is 37%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Kingston SHSS37A480G 480GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 26.2MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 12.5MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 4,008 samples)
Min Avg Max
472 Read 505 525
343 Write 461 508
338 Mixed 473 511
107% 480 MB/s
Min Avg Max
15 4K Read 24.3 30.7
30.1 4K Write 72.6 106
9.47 4K Mixed 12.5 13.9
91.2% 36.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
19.6 DQ Read 184 334
54.4 DQ Write 222 338
9.88 DQ Mixed 26.2 60.6
68.9% 144 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
271GB free
Firmware: SAFM00.Y Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 521
Write 480
Mixed 508
112% 503 MB/s
4K Read 30.6
4K Write 102
4K Mixed 13.2
117% 48.5 MB/s
DQ Read 330
DQ Write 322
DQ Mixed 13.8
96% 222 MB/s
300GB free
Firmware: SAFM00.U Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 517
Write 493
Mixed 471
110% 494 MB/s
4K Read 29.2
4K Write 91.7
4K Mixed 12.9
109% 44.6 MB/s
DQ Read 274
DQ Write 297
DQ Mixed 12.4
85% 194 MB/s
305GB free
Firmware: SAFM001B Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 514
Write 508
Mixed 509
114% 510 MB/s
4K Read 27
4K Write 74.1
4K Mixed 13.5
97% 38.2 MB/s
DQ Read 151
DQ Write 229
DQ Mixed 13.8
60% 131 MB/s
71GB free
Firmware: SAFM001B Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ !4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 520
Write 506
Mixed 508
114% 511 MB/s
4K Read 30.3
4K Write 98.6
4K Mixed 13
115% 47.3 MB/s
DQ Read 31
DQ Write 109
DQ Mixed 13.6
27% 51.2 MB/s
390GB free
Firmware: SAFM02.H Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 518
Write 483
Mixed 480
110% 494 MB/s
4K Read 19.4
4K Write 46.1
4K Mixed 11.2
68% 25.6 MB/s
DQ Read 206
DQ Write 212
DQ Mixed 51.4
82% 156 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 6,476,257 SSDs tested.

Typical SHSS37A480G 480GB Builds (Compare 19,618 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 64%
Destroyer

Motherboard: Asus Z170 PRO GAMING - $157

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 83% - Excellent Total price: $1,146

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