Average Bench: 85.6% (382nd of 1058)

Based on 5,980 user benchmarks.  Model: KINGSTON SHSS37A120G

Very good average bench

The HyperX Savage 120GB averaged just 14.3% 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 Random Write Speed 78.3MB/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. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 266MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 270MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 5,980 samples)
Min Avg Max
268 Read 449 515
77.8 Write 314 417
141 Mixed 266 312
127 SusWrite 270 403
72.5% 325 MB/s
Min Avg Max
17.4 4K Read 26.6 32
32.2 4K Write 78.3 111
19.4 4K Mixed 33 40.8
124% 46 MB/s
Min Avg Max
124 DQ Read 325 364
79.9 DQ Write 268 357
32.2 DQ Mixed 68.3 159
113% 220 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
111GB free
Firmware: SAFM001B
SusWrite @10s intervals: 337 339 339 284 338 338 MB/s
Read 511
Write 349
Mixed 278
SusWrite 329
82% 367 MB/s
4K Read 31
4K Write 93.6
4K Mixed 38.6
146% 54.4 MB/s
DQ Read 363
DQ Write 338
DQ Mixed 66.2
128% 256 MB/s
69GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SAFM00.r
SusWrite @10s intervals: 139 204 141 220 202 242 MB/s
Read 459
Write 347
Mixed 276
SusWrite 191
71% 318 MB/s
4K Read 28
4K Write 109
4K Mixed 37.7
148% 58.3 MB/s
DQ Read 363
DQ Write 337
DQ Mixed 65.9
127% 255 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 51,464,130 SSDs tested.

Typical Savage 120GB Builds (Compare 24,182 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 70%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus Z170 PRO GAMING - $295

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 83% - Excellent Total price: $940

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 6 years ago.

Excellent

4 years ago.

kingston best speed 120gb ssd.


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