Average Bench: 61% (647th of 964)

Based on 2,475 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 38.9% 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 90.7MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 32.4MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the HyperX Fury 120GB is 40%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the HyperX Fury 120GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 95.1MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 130MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,475 samples)
Min Avg Max
287 Read 337 454
75 Write 130 160
116 Mixed 172 218
59.6 SusWrite 95.1 154
40.5% 183 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.1 4K Read 25 34.3
13.8 4K Write 78.3 121
5.8 4K Mixed 32.4 45.2
121% 45.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
27.8 DQ Read 85.2 119
23.3 DQ Write 117 160
27.6 DQ Mixed 90.7 135
71.5% 97.7 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
83GB free
Firmware: 608ABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 100 88 100 113 111 113 MB/s
Read 366
Write 149
Mixed 211
SusWrite 104
46% 207 MB/s
4K Read 30.3
4K Write 78.6
4K Mixed 39.7
138% 49.5 MB/s
DQ Read 119
DQ Write 143
DQ Mixed 124
96% 129 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 9,549,794 SSDs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $70 @ launch in Jun '14
NeweggUS $6414 months
AmazonUS $1602 months
EbayUS $19032 mins
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Typical Fury 120GB Builds (Compare 15,825 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 39%
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Desktop 48%
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Workstation 40%
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Motherboard: MSI 970 GAMING (MS-7693) - $102

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 65% - Good Total price: $444

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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.


Excellent

12 days ago.

i like it ,, very good


Good

7 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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