Average Bench: 85% (371st of 1037)

Based on 5,106 user benchmarks.  Model: KINGSTON SHSS37A120G

Very good average bench

The HyperX Savage 120GB averaged just 14.9% 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 33.3MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 274MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the HyperX Savage 120GB is 44%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the HyperX Savage 120GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 260MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 266MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 5,106 samples)
Min Avg Max
320 Read 446 512
114 Write 325 417
137 Mixed 266 309
122 SusWrite 260 394
72.4% 324 MB/s
Min Avg Max
15.8 4K Read 26.3 32.4
29.3 4K Write 78.1 116
19.1 4K Mixed 33.3 41.2
124% 45.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
199 DQ Read 325 364
94.6 DQ Write 274 354
33.6 DQ Mixed 66.2 138
113% 222 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
23GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SAFM00.U
SusWrite @10s intervals: 290 188 175 201 200 197 MB/s
Read 471
Write 398
Mixed 296
SusWrite 208
77% 343 MB/s
4K Read 25.2
4K Write 72.6
4K Mixed 32.1
118% 43.3 MB/s
DQ Read 345
DQ Write 348
DQ Mixed 65.8
127% 253 MB/s
14GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SAFM00.Y
SusWrite @10s intervals: 158 129 187 113 1.3 1.3 MB/s
Read 364
Write 128
Mixed 145
SusWrite 98.2
40% 184 MB/s
4K Read 22
4K Write 35.8
4K Mixed 19.8
78% 25.9 MB/s
DQ Read 92.5
DQ Write 164
DQ Mixed 19.9
46% 92.1 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 31,822,482 SSDs tested.

Typical Savage 120GB Builds (Compare 1,775 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 40%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 31%
Sail boat

Motherboard: MSI B85-G43 GAMING (MS-7816) - $90

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 41% - Average Total price: $740

Popular Savage 120GB compatible motherboards:

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  • Fastest real world speed - Real World Speed measures performance for typical consumers.

 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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