Average Bench: 80.2% (390th of 992)

Based on 90 user benchmarks.  Model: KINGSTON SHSS37A

Very good average bench

The HyperX Savage 480GB averaged just 19.8% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the HyperX Savage 480GB near the top of the comparison list.


Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 23.8MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 65.3MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the HyperX Savage 480GB is 43.2%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the HyperX Savage 480GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 32.9MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 14.4MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 90 samples)
Min Avg Max
337 Read 480 526
212 Write 429 509
250 Mixed 430 508
85.9 SusWrite 293 461
91.7% 408 MB/s
Min Avg Max
10.6 4K Read 23.8 30
8.85 4K Write 65.3 108
7.34 4K Mixed 14.4 37
89.1% 34.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
21.4 DQ Read 213 333
51.3 DQ Write 216 328
10.2 DQ Mixed 32.9 140
74.8% 154 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
159GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 02.H
SusWrite @10s intervals: 257 175 40 44 64 57 MB/s
Read 362
Write 216
Mixed 290
SusWrite 106
54% 244 MB/s
4K Read 10.7
4K Write 14.8
4K Mixed 14.7
43% 13.4 MB/s
DQ Read 97.6
DQ Write 300
DQ Mixed 108
109% 168 MB/s
188GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SAFM
SusWrite @10s intervals: 97 125 108 127 90 126 MB/s
Read 341
Write 30.5
Mixed 240
SusWrite 112
40% 181 MB/s
4K Read 10.5
4K Write 0.9
4K Mixed 25.2
49% 12.2 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 12,966,448 SSDs tested.


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Typical Savage 480GB Builds (Compare 4,412 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 115%
Desktop 78%
Workstation 77%

Motherboard: Asus RAMPAGE V EXTREME - $339

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 79% - Very good Total price: $2,118

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