Average Bench: 63.2% (666th of 1000)

Based on 2,907 user benchmarks.  Models: KINGSTON SHFS37A120G, KINGSTON SHFS37A, KINGSTON SHFS37A120G, KINGSTON KINGSTON SHFS37A

The Kingston HyperX Fury has the same controller as its HyperX 3K sibling; the only difference between the two drives is the use of cheaper Micron 20nm NAND in the newer Fury. Comparing the performance differences between the HyperX Fury and 3K shows that the newer 20nm NAND results in an effective performance decrease of around 30% for a price saving of just 12%. The Fury was never aimed at the high performance sector of the market but given the known compressible performance weaknesses of its Sandforce 2281 controller and its relatively non-budget price tag, the 120GB Fury will struggle to find rational takers in today's market. There are far better value alternatives available for just a few more dollars. [Sep '14 SSDrivePro]

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Above average average bench

The HyperX Fury 120GB averaged 36.8% 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 99.3MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 83.2MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the HyperX Fury 120GB is 30.4%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the HyperX Fury 120GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 96.1MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 126MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,907 samples)
Min Avg Max
286 Read 338 464
30.2 Write 126 158
138 Mixed 179 224
24.5 SusWrite 96.1 143
40.7% 185 MB/s
Min Avg Max
14.8 4K Read 26 36.3
16.2 4K Write 83.2 124
14 4K Mixed 33.5 46.7
126% 47.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
26.7 DQ Read 93.8 119
27.8 DQ Write 128 156
32.9 DQ Mixed 99.3 126
78.3% 107 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 14,375,159 SSDs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $70 @ launch in Jun '14
NeweggUS $6420 months
AmazonUS $16028 mins
EbayUS $1905 mins
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Typical Fury 120GB Builds (Compare 20,995 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 59%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 50%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 42%
Speed boat

Motherboard: MSI 970 GAMING (MS-7693) - $102

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 91% - Outstanding Total price: $447

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 Comments

Controller: LSI SandForce SF2281. NAND Memory: Micron 20nm MLC

High performance. Low price...

Added 4 years ago.

Terrible

4 years ago.


Good

14 months ago.

This is one of the cheapest SSD with a good quality. Even the worst SSDs are still miles ahead of HDDs in terms of performance You could buy this SSD if you want a SSD for a quick start of the system and a quick installation and opening of programs.


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