Average Bench: 84.5% (396th of 1058)

Based on 5,854 user benchmarks.  Model: KINGSTON SHSS37A120G

Very good average bench

The HyperX Savage 120GB averaged just 15.4% 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 32.9MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 77.6MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the HyperX Savage 120GB is 47.2%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the HyperX Savage 120GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. Sustained Write Speed 265MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 266MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 5,854 samples)
Min Avg Max
206 Read 440 514
90.8 Write 319 416
149 Mixed 266 313
125 SusWrite 265 397
72.1% 323 MB/s
Min Avg Max
16.5 4K Read 26.2 32
33.8 4K Write 77.6 113
19.7 4K Mixed 32.9 41.3
123% 45.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
67.1 DQ Read 319 364
76.5 DQ Write 266 353
34.6 DQ Mixed 66.7 154
112% 217 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
26GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SAFM02.H
SusWrite @10s intervals: 288 314 251 212 259 249 MB/s
Read 494
Write 396
Mixed 305
SusWrite 262
81% 364 MB/s
4K Read 22.5
4K Write 81.3
4K Mixed 21.1
104% 41.6 MB/s
DQ Read 344
DQ Write 350
DQ Mixed 167
175% 287 MB/s
27GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SAFM00.Y
SusWrite @10s intervals: 246 205 218 218 183 201 MB/s
Read 377
Write 285
Mixed 289
SusWrite 212
65% 291 MB/s
4K Read 29.6
4K Write 97.5
4K Mixed 23.4
126% 50.2 MB/s
DQ Read 309
DQ Write 347
DQ Mixed 48.2
114% 235 MB/s
43GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SAFM00.r
SusWrite @10s intervals: 195 225 264 274 215 228 MB/s
Read 347
Write 349
Mixed 275
SusWrite 233
68% 301 MB/s
4K Read 18
4K Write 34.2
4K Mixed 21.7
73% 24.6 MB/s
DQ Read 358
DQ Write 321
DQ Mixed 65.8
124% 248 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 47,291,893 SSDs tested.

Typical Savage 120GB Builds (Compare 21,580 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 70%
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation 60%

Motherboard: Asus Z170 PRO GAMING - $295

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 59% - Above average Total price: $1,171

Popular Savage 120GB compatible motherboards:

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Solid State Drive Rankings (Price vs Performance) September 2021 SSD Rankings.

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]


Group Test Results

  • Best user rated - User sentiment trumps benchmarks for this comparison.
  • Best value for money - Value for money is based on real world performance.
  • 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.

1058 Drives (Compared) Thousands of user benchmarks compiled into one comparison list.

See how consistently different SSDs perform with varying real world conditions. The charts also illustrate overall performance, popularity and rank.

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