Average Bench: 86% (358th of 1040)

Based on 5,127 user benchmarks.  Model: KINGSTON SHSS37A120G

Very good average bench

The HyperX Savage 120GB averaged just 14.0% 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 33MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 278MB/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 276MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 5,127 samples)
Min Avg Max
329 Read 452 511
93.3 Write 316 414
130 Mixed 265 314
131 SusWrite 276 406
73.1% 327 MB/s
Min Avg Max
16.8 4K Read 26.3 31.7
32.1 4K Write 76 112
19.9 4K Mixed 33 40.4
122% 45.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
215 DQ Read 329 364
81.6 DQ Write 278 352
32.2 DQ Mixed 69.5 163
116% 226 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
54GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 001B
SusWrite @10s intervals: 265 350 265 286 278 286 MB/s
Read 401
Write 406
Mixed 311
SusWrite 288
79% 351 MB/s
4K Read 33.6
4K Write 122
4K Mixed 42.3
170% 65.9 MB/s
DQ Read 356
DQ Write 352
DQ Mixed 27
110% 245 MB/s
41GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SAFM00.r
SusWrite @10s intervals: 325 232 233 241 219 340 MB/s
Read 490
Write 218
Mixed 285
SusWrite 265
70% 315 MB/s
4K Read 29.2
4K Write 95.9
4K Mixed 37.7
143% 54.3 MB/s
DQ Read 356
DQ Write 142
DQ Mixed 19.6
75% 173 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 38,047,158 SSDs tested.

Typical Savage 120GB Builds (Compare 15,613 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 71%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Destroyer

Motherboard: Asus Z170 PRO GAMING - $228

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 66% - Good Total price: $976

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 5 years ago.

Excellent

3 years ago.

kingston best speed 120gb ssd.


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