Average Bench: 79.4% (419th of 1003)

Based on 96 user benchmarks.  Model: KINGSTON SHSS37A

Good average bench

The HyperX Savage 480GB averaged 20.5% 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 23.5MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 64.8MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the HyperX Savage 480GB is 43.8%. 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 33.4MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 15.1MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 96 samples)
Min Avg Max
326 Read 469 526
198 Write 423 509
246 Mixed 422 507
85.9 SusWrite 295 461
90.4% 402 MB/s
Min Avg Max
10.3 4K Read 23.5 29.8
10.9 4K Write 64.8 108
7.81 4K Mixed 15.1 35.9
89.4% 34.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
21.4 DQ Read 213 333
46.6 DQ Write 213 328
10.2 DQ Mixed 33.4 125
74.5% 153 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
405GB free
Firmware: 001B
SusWrite @10s intervals: 455 460 464 448 451 447 MB/s
Read 382
Write 467
Mixed 323
SusWrite 454
92% 407 MB/s
4K Read 24.3
4K Write 55.3
4K Mixed 29.7
104% 36.4 MB/s
DQ Read 287
DQ Write 241
DQ Mixed 66.9
104% 198 MB/s
229GB free
Firmware: 00.U
SusWrite @10s intervals: 418 418 419 417 412 393 MB/s
Read 365
Write 448
Mixed 323
SusWrite 413
88% 387 MB/s
4K Read 23.7
4K Write 76.7
4K Mixed 30.2
115% 43.5 MB/s
DQ Read 218
DQ Write 298
DQ Mixed 30.3
86% 182 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 15,080,002 SSDs tested.


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Typical Savage 480GB Builds (Compare 4,977 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 116%
Desktop 80%
Workstation 78%

Motherboard: Asus RAMPAGE V EXTREME - $339

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 84% - Excellent Total price: $1,919

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