Average Bench: 86% (370th of 1058)

Based on 5,616 user benchmarks.  Model: KINGSTON SHSS37A120G

Very good average bench

The HyperX Savage 120GB averaged just 13.9% 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 33.4MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 279MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the HyperX Savage 120GB is 45.3%. 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 265MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 268MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 5,616 samples)
Min Avg Max
333 Read 451 510
84.2 Write 311 413
133 Mixed 265 312
128 SusWrite 268 400
72.3% 324 MB/s
Min Avg Max
16.3 4K Read 26.4 32.1
33.2 4K Write 77.7 115
20.7 4K Mixed 33.4 41.1
124% 45.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
220 DQ Read 331 363
86.1 DQ Write 279 354
31.9 DQ Mixed 68.3 162
116% 226 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
32GB free
Firmware: SAFM00.r
SusWrite @10s intervals: 343 344 341 308 347 351 MB/s
Read 498
Write 169
Mixed 285
SusWrite 339
72% 323 MB/s
4K Read 32.9
4K Write 113
4K Mixed 41.5
163% 62.6 MB/s
DQ Read 362
DQ Write 329
DQ Mixed 65.1
126% 252 MB/s
111GB free
Firmware: SAFM00.r
SusWrite @10s intervals: 351 339 346 346 345 321 MB/s
Read 514
Write 355
Mixed 285
SusWrite 341
84% 374 MB/s
4K Read 29.8
4K Write 90.2
4K Mixed 37.8
141% 52.6 MB/s
DQ Read 78.5
DQ Write 188
DQ Mixed 58.9
66% 108 MB/s
69GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SAFM00.Y
SusWrite @10s intervals: 210 237 276 289 289 287 MB/s
Read 474
Write 415
Mixed 296
SusWrite 265
81% 362 MB/s
4K Read 24
4K Write 91.5
4K Mixed 28.8
122% 48.1 MB/s
DQ Read 356
DQ Write 335
DQ Mixed 66.8
126% 252 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 41,716,230 SSDs tested.

Typical Savage 120GB Builds (Compare 18,081 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 71%
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation 60%

Motherboard: Asus Z170 PRO GAMING - $228

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 65% - Good Total price: $978

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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