Average Bench: 84.8% (297th of 980)

Based on 2,714 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.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 32.8MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 78MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the HyperX Savage 120GB is 45.9%. 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 266MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,714 samples)
Min Avg Max
305 Read 448 512
56.3 Write 305 417
154 Mixed 265 309
133 SusWrite 266 400
71.7% 321 MB/s
Min Avg Max
15.7 4K Read 26 32.4
32.1 4K Write 78 118
19.5 4K Mixed 32.8 41.1
123% 45.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
30.9 DQ Read 316 363
84.2 DQ Write 269 354
21.2 DQ Mixed 65.3 147
111% 217 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
49GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SAFM00.r
SusWrite @10s intervals: 334 331 215 250 248 223 MB/s
Read 486
Write 352
Mixed 281
SusWrite 267
77% 346 MB/s
4K Read 27.5
4K Write 60.7
4K Mixed 32.1
115% 40.1 MB/s
DQ Read 366
DQ Write 340
DQ Mixed 65.3
128% 257 MB/s
91GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SAFM00.r
SusWrite @10s intervals: 263 344 345 343 340 344 MB/s
Read 457
Write 353
Mixed 274
SusWrite 330
79% 353 MB/s
4K Read 18.7
4K Write 33.9
4K Mixed 21.7
74% 24.8 MB/s
DQ Read 296
DQ Write 282
DQ Mixed 65.1
110% 214 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 11,452,932 SSDs tested.

Typical Savage 120GB Builds (Compare 22,445 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 91%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 63%
Destroyer

Motherboard: Asus Z170 PRO GAMING - $157

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 98% - Outstanding Total price: $942

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

16 months ago.

kingston best speed 120gb ssd.


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