Average Bench: 87.2% (236th of 959)

Based on 2,496 user benchmarks.  Model: KINGSTON SHSS37A120G

Very good average bench

The HyperX Savage 120GB averaged just 12.8% 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.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 83.4MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 34MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the HyperX Savage 120GB is 45%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the HyperX Savage 120GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 265MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 270MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,496 samples)
Min Avg Max
328 Read 451 513
80.2 Write 318 419
130 Mixed 265 311
141 SusWrite 270 403
72.8% 326 MB/s
Min Avg Max
17.2 4K Read 27 32.8
36.7 4K Write 83.4 119
20 4K Mixed 34 41.7
129% 48.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
70.1 DQ Read 324 364
81.6 DQ Write 275 356
32.3 DQ Mixed 65.3 67.3
113% 221 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
38GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SAFM00.r
SusWrite @10s intervals: 336 200 288 237 247 251 MB/s
Read 504
Write 348
Mixed 272
SusWrite 260
77% 346 MB/s
4K Read 33.1
4K Write 118
4K Mixed 40.2
164% 63.7 MB/s
DQ Read 352
DQ Write 304
DQ Mixed 64.8
120% 240 MB/s
24GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SAFM00.r
SusWrite @10s intervals: 220 234 165 167 148 163 MB/s
Read 419
Write 342
Mixed 259
SusWrite 183
67% 301 MB/s
4K Read 24.3
4K Write 115
4K Mixed 33.9
141% 57.8 MB/s
DQ Read 366
DQ Write 340
DQ Mixed 65.3
128% 257 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 9,101,861 SSDs tested.

Typical Savage 120GB Builds (Compare 605 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 67%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 46%
Yacht

Motherboard: MSI H170A GAMING PRO (MS-7978)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 79% - Very good Total price: $747

Popular Savage 120GB compatible motherboards:

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 Comments

Controller: Phison PS3110. NAND Memory: Toshiba A19 MLC

Extreme performance for the 
extreme performer...

Added 3 years ago.

Excellent

13 months ago.

kingston best speed 120gb ssd.


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