Average Bench: 85.8% (333rd of 1016)

Based on 3,991 user benchmarks.  Model: KINGSTON SHSS37A120G

Very good average bench

The HyperX Savage 120GB averaged just 14.2% 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 33.4MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 78.3MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the HyperX Savage 120GB is 44.9%. 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 264MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 271MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 3,991 samples)
Min Avg Max
338 Read 458 514
121 Write 332 416
135 Mixed 264 312
124 SusWrite 271 395
74% 331 MB/s
Min Avg Max
16 4K Read 26.3 32.4
31.1 4K Write 78.3 116
18.9 4K Mixed 33.4 41.4
124% 46 MB/s
Min Avg Max
157 DQ Read 314 363
76.4 DQ Write 264 354
31.2 DQ Mixed 64.5 67
110% 214 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
67GB free
Firmware: 00.r
SusWrite @10s intervals: 336 338 308 333 336 336 MB/s
Read 375
Write 340
Mixed 276
SusWrite 331
74% 330 MB/s
4K Read 30.1
4K Write 115
4K Mixed 40.4
158% 61.8 MB/s
DQ Read 365
DQ Write 324
DQ Mixed 65.7
126% 251 MB/s
44GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SAFM00.r
SusWrite @10s intervals: 240 188 252 234 231 196 MB/s
Read 439
Write 339
Mixed 230
SusWrite 224
69% 308 MB/s
4K Read 24.5
4K Write 56.4
4K Mixed 30.7
106% 37.2 MB/s
DQ Read 361
DQ Write 196
DQ Mixed 16.3
82% 191 MB/s
70GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SAFM00.r
SusWrite @10s intervals: 247 326 339 235 190 248 MB/s
Read 494
Write 348
Mixed 276
SusWrite 264
77% 346 MB/s
4K Read 22.6
4K Write 48.3
4K Mixed 27.2
95% 32.7 MB/s
DQ Read 170
DQ Write 159
DQ Mixed 65.7
76% 132 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 21,624,497 SSDs tested.

Typical Savage 120GB Builds (Compare 35,573 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 75%
Desktop 76%
Workstation 55%

Motherboard: Asus Z170 PRO GAMING - $228

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 64% - Good Total price: $987

Popular Savage 120GB compatible motherboards:

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Welcome to our 2.5" and M.2 SSD comparison. We calculate effective speed for both SATA and NVMe drives based on real world performance then adjust by current prices per GB to yield a value for money rating. Our calculated values are checked against thousands of individual user ratings. The customizable table below combines these factors to bring you the definitive list of top SSDs. [SSDrivePro]


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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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kingston best speed 120gb ssd.

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