Average Bench: 83.5% (140th of 859)

Based on 2,946 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 75.2MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 24.4MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Kingston SHSS37A480G 480GB is 35.3%. 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 25.2MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 12.4MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,946 samples)
Min Avg Max
460 Read 503 526
309 Write 456 508
345 Mixed 473 510
107% 477 MB/s
Min Avg Max
16.7 4K Read 24.4 30.8
31.8 4K Write 75.2 114
10 4K Mixed 12.4 13.7
92.7% 37.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
21.5 DQ Read 179 329
54.5 DQ Write 226 347
10.4 DQ Mixed 25.2 60.4
68.3% 143 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
256GB free
Firmware: SAFM00.Y Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 526
Write 512
Mixed 462
112% 500 MB/s
4K Read 28.1
4K Write 111
4K Mixed 13.5
119% 50.9 MB/s
DQ Read 320
DQ Write 309
DQ Mixed 13.4
93% 214 MB/s
239GB free
Firmware: SAFM00.Y Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 521
Write 507
Mixed 510
115% 513 MB/s
4K Read 30.5
4K Write 99.1
4K Mixed 14
117% 47.9 MB/s
DQ Read 285
DQ Write 302
DQ Mixed 13.5
88% 200 MB/s
60GB free
Firmware: SAFM00.r Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 511
Write 495
Mixed 505
113% 504 MB/s
4K Read 26
4K Write 78.9
4K Mixed 13.8
99% 39.6 MB/s
DQ Read 349
DQ Write 318
DQ Mixed 14.2
98% 227 MB/s
404GB free
Firmware: SAFM00.U Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 518
Write 481
Mixed 507
112% 502 MB/s
4K Read 27.4
4K Write 85.6
4K Mixed 13.5
104% 42.2 MB/s
DQ Read 270
DQ Write 220
DQ Mixed 13.5
73% 168 MB/s
376GB free
Firmware: SAFM02.H Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 509
Write 489
Mixed 499
112% 499 MB/s
4K Read 22.1
4K Write 66.7
4K Mixed 12.4
85% 33.7 MB/s
DQ Read 224
DQ Write 197
DQ Mixed 52.6
83% 158 MB/s
199GB free
Firmware: SAFM02.H Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 511
Write 474
Mixed 448
107% 478 MB/s
4K Read 21.5
4K Write 42.4
4K Mixed 13.1
72% 25.7 MB/s
DQ Read 158
DQ Write 139
DQ Mixed 59.1
69% 118 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 3,865,483 SSDs tested.

Typical SHSS37A480G 480GB Builds (Compare 10,667 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 106%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 68%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO - $150

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 88% - Excellent Total price: $1,130

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