Average Bench: 85% (387th of 1058)

Based on 5,887 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.


Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 33.1MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 78MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the HyperX Savage 120GB is 45.7%. 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 265MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 5,887 samples)
Min Avg Max
290 Read 445 511
98.9 Write 318 415
141 Mixed 265 310
127 SusWrite 265 395
72.2% 323 MB/s
Min Avg Max
16.2 4K Read 26.1 32.2
35.3 4K Write 78 116
20 4K Mixed 33.1 41.3
123% 45.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
174 DQ Read 323 363
85.9 DQ Write 270 352
32 DQ Mixed 66 143
112% 220 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
59GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SAFM001B
SusWrite @10s intervals: 316 380 376 247 213 287 MB/s
Read 515
Write 428
Mixed 312
SusWrite 303
87% 389 MB/s
4K Read 33
4K Write 123
4K Mixed 42.9
170% 66.2 MB/s
DQ Read 355
DQ Write 352
DQ Mixed 66.7
129% 258 MB/s
112GB free
Firmware: SAFM001B
SusWrite @10s intervals: 334 337 337 335 336 335 MB/s
Read 496
Write 334
Mixed 277
SusWrite 336
81% 361 MB/s
4K Read 29.6
4K Write 86.7
4K Mixed 36.5
138% 50.9 MB/s
DQ Read 360
DQ Write 343
DQ Mixed 65.8
128% 256 MB/s
68GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SAFM00.r
SusWrite @10s intervals: 219 255 289 212 218 235 MB/s
Read 500
Write 330
Mixed 277
SusWrite 238
75% 336 MB/s
4K Read 28.1
4K Write 71.9
4K Mixed 34.6
125% 44.9 MB/s
DQ Read 356
DQ Write 332
DQ Mixed 65.6
126% 251 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 44,171,174 SSDs tested.

Typical Savage 120GB Builds (Compare 19,571 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: 58% - Above average Total price: $1,179

Popular Savage 120GB compatible motherboards:

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


Controller: Phison PS3110. NAND Memory: Toshiba A19 MLC

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