Average Bench: 81.1% (356th of 980)

Based on 87 user benchmarks.  Model: KINGSTON SHSS37A

Very good average bench

The HyperX Savage 480GB averaged just 18.8% 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 24.1MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 66.5MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the HyperX Savage 480GB is 42.5%. 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 31.6MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 14MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 87 samples)
Min Avg Max
336 Read 484 527
262 Write 437 509
256 Mixed 436 508
85.9 SusWrite 339 461
95.3% 424 MB/s
Min Avg Max
14.8 4K Read 24.1 30.1
12.4 4K Write 66.5 108
7.11 4K Mixed 14 36.7
89.7% 34.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
21.4 DQ Read 214 333
51.2 DQ Write 216 329
10.1 DQ Mixed 31.6 138
74.2% 154 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
214GB free
Firmware: 02.H
SusWrite @10s intervals: 463 471 456 465 469 474 MB/s
Read 465
Write 467
Mixed 326
SusWrite 466
97% 431 MB/s
4K Read 30.3
4K Write 113
4K Mixed 40.6
158% 61.3 MB/s
DQ Read 333
DQ Write 326
DQ Mixed 170
172% 276 MB/s
259GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 00.r
SusWrite @10s intervals: 243 276 302 219 359 193 MB/s
Read 356
Write 467
Mixed 317
SusWrite 265
79% 351 MB/s
4K Read 29.9
4K Write 83.2
4K Mixed 38.4
139% 50.5 MB/s
DQ Read 364
DQ Write 348
DQ Mixed 68.9
131% 260 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 11,455,347 SSDs tested.


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Typical Savage 480GB Builds (Compare 514 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 84%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop 63%
Workstation 49%

Motherboard: Asrock X79 Extreme6 - $341

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 80% - Very good Total price: $1,259

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