Average Bench: 85.6% (394th of 1072)

Based on 7,194 user benchmarks.  Model: KINGSTON SHSS37A120G

Very good average bench

The HyperX Savage 120GB averaged just 14.3% 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 32.8MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 275MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the HyperX Savage 120GB is 41.2%. 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 269MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 280MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 7,194 samples)
Min Avg Max
323 Read 451 514
106 Write 321 419
160 Mixed 269 311
131 SusWrite 280 407
73.8% 330 MB/s
Min Avg Max
17 4K Read 26 31.7
34.2 4K Write 74.3 109
20.7 4K Mixed 32.8 40.4
121% 44.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
205 DQ Read 326 363
100 DQ Write 275 357
39.1 DQ Mixed 68.4 138
115% 223 MB/s
User Benchmarks BenchSequentialRandom 4kDeep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
99GB free
Firmware: SAFM00.Y
SusWrite @10s intervals: 218 385 395 407 410 405 MB/s
Read 457
Write 398
Mixed 286
SusWrite 370
85% 378 MB/s
4K Read 28.2
4K Write 83.3
4K Mixed 35.3
132% 48.9 MB/s
DQ Read 356
DQ Write 338
DQ Mixed 49.9
119% 248 MB/s
104GB free
Firmware: SAFM001B
SusWrite @10s intervals: 341 343 344 342 342 343 MB/s
Read 496
Write 351
Mixed 279
SusWrite 342
82% 367 MB/s
4K Read 26.6
4K Write 65.2
4K Mixed 32.8
117% 41.5 MB/s
DQ Read 362
DQ Write 346
DQ Mixed 65.6
128% 258 MB/s
68GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SAFM001B
SusWrite @10s intervals: 226 227 229 263 289 236 MB/s
Read 474
Write 352
Mixed 276
SusWrite 245
75% 337 MB/s
4K Read 22.7
4K Write 54.4
4K Mixed 28.4
100% 35.2 MB/s
DQ Read 358
DQ Write 309
DQ Mixed 66.1
122% 244 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 75,133,447 SSDs tested

Typical Savage 120GB Builds (Compare 5,541 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings
Gaming 37%
Jet ski
Desktop 77%
Workstation 29%

Motherboard: Asus P8Z77-V LX

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 42% - Average Total price: $556

Popular Savage 120GB compatible motherboards:

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Controller: Phison PS3110. NAND Memory: Toshiba A19 MLC

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kingston best speed 120gb ssd.

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