Average Bench: 83% (153rd of 862)

Based on 3,381 user benchmarks.  Model: KINGSTON SHSS37A480G

Very good average bench

The Kingston SHSS37A480G 480GB averaged just 17.0% 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 73.7MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 24.2MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Kingston SHSS37A480G 480GB is 40.3%. 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 23.2MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 12.3MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,381 samples)
Min Avg Max
448 Read 503 526
286 Write 454 508
340 Mixed 474 511
106% 477 MB/s
Min Avg Max
15.1 4K Read 24.2 30.9
27.7 4K Write 73.7 113
9.36 4K Mixed 12.3 13.9
91.5% 36.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
20.4 DQ Read 177 332
54 DQ Write 225 346
10.1 DQ Mixed 23.2 60.4
66.9% 142 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
70GB free
Firmware: SAFM00.U Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 505
Write 466
Mixed 362
99% 445 MB/s
4K Read 28.4
4K Write 101
4K Mixed 11.2
111% 46.9 MB/s
DQ Read 295
DQ Write 331
DQ Mixed 14.1
93% 213 MB/s
179GB free
Firmware: SAFM02.H Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 524
Write 496
Mixed 494
113% 505 MB/s
4K Read 22.2
4K Write 63.3
4K Mixed 13.7
85% 33.1 MB/s
DQ Read 335
DQ Write 332
DQ Mixed 60.2
120% 243 MB/s
379GB free
Firmware: SAFM00.U Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 524
Write 506
Mixed 509
115% 513 MB/s
4K Read 28.7
4K Write 101
4K Mixed 12.6
113% 47.5 MB/s
DQ Read 30.7
DQ Write 130
DQ Mixed 13.2
30% 57.9 MB/s
133GB free
Firmware: SAFM00.U Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 519
Write 509
Mixed 499
114% 509 MB/s
4K Read 28.2
4K Write 80.5
4K Mixed 12.4
101% 40.4 MB/s
DQ Read 26.8
DQ Write 262
DQ Mixed 11.9
49% 100 MB/s
387GB free
Firmware: SAFM Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 499
Write 492
Mixed 511
112% 501 MB/s
4K Read 22.2
4K Write 50.7
4K Mixed 12.9
77% 28.6 MB/s
DQ Read 329
DQ Write 322
DQ Mixed 13.5
96% 222 MB/s
82GB free
Firmware: SAFM00.Y Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 514
Write 460
Mixed 509
110% 494 MB/s
4K Read 26.5
4K Write 95.6
4K Mixed 11.9
106% 44.7 MB/s
DQ Read 25.4
DQ Write 248
DQ Mixed 11.6
46% 95.1 MB/s
240GB free
Firmware: SAFM00.U Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 500
Write 447
Mixed 495
107% 481 MB/s
4K Read 18.4
4K Write 53.8
4K Mixed 13
73% 28.4 MB/s
DQ Read 344
DQ Write 324
DQ Mixed 14.1
98% 227 MB/s
392GB free
Firmware: 02.H Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 499
Write 478
Mixed 494
110% 490 MB/s
4K Read 17.5
4K Write 50
4K Mixed 10.7
67% 26.1 MB/s
DQ Read 20.6
DQ Write 73.4
DQ Mixed 11.2
19% 35.1 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 4,442,253 SSDs tested.

Typical SHSS37A480G 480GB Builds (Compare 8,120 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 106%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 68%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO - $139

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 84% - Excellent Total price: $1,158

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