Average Bench: 84.7% (348th of 1011)

Based on 3,426 user benchmarks.  Model: KINGSTON SHSS37A120G

Very good average bench

The HyperX Savage 120GB averaged just 15.2% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the HyperX Savage 120GB near the top of the comparison list.


Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 32.6MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 77.3MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the HyperX Savage 120GB is 48.8%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the HyperX Savage 120GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 262MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 269MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 3,426 samples)
Min Avg Max
323 Read 450 514
122 Write 316 415
133 Mixed 262 309
116 SusWrite 269 403
72.4% 324 MB/s
Min Avg Max
17.7 4K Read 26.3 32.5
29.7 4K Write 77.3 117
19 4K Mixed 32.6 41.6
123% 45.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
143 DQ Read 315 363
66.7 DQ Write 260 354
32.2 DQ Mixed 63.6 66.8
109% 213 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
111GB free
Firmware: SAFM00.U
SusWrite @10s intervals: 278 332 404 403 401 397 MB/s
Read 486
Write 416
Mixed 304
SusWrite 369
88% 394 MB/s
4K Read 29.4
4K Write 91.9
4K Mixed 36.7
140% 52.7 MB/s
DQ Read 349
DQ Write 349
DQ Mixed 66
128% 255 MB/s
57GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SAFM00.U
SusWrite @10s intervals: 287 301 277 217 284 266 MB/s
Read 455
Write 393
Mixed 254
SusWrite 272
77% 343 MB/s
4K Read 23.1
4K Write 71.6
4K Mixed 30.8
112% 41.8 MB/s
DQ Read 358
DQ Write 156
DQ Mixed 19
77% 178 MB/s
70GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SAFM00.r
SusWrite @10s intervals: 158 247 305 309 314 286 MB/s
Read 291
Write 211
Mixed 203
SusWrite 270
55% 244 MB/s
4K Read 9.2
4K Write 12.6
4K Mixed 6.9
29% 9.57 MB/s
DQ Read 213
DQ Write 204
DQ Mixed 64.2
88% 160 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 19,132,121 SSDs tested.

Typical Savage 120GB Builds (Compare 32,584 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 74%
Desktop 75%
Workstation 54%

Motherboard: Asus Z170 PRO GAMING - $228

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 61% - Good Total price: $1,017

Popular Savage 120GB compatible motherboards:

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  • Fastest real world speed - Real World Speed measures performance for typical consumers.


Controller: Phison PS3110. NAND Memory: Toshiba A19 MLC

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