Average Bench: 90% (246th of 992)

Based on 698 user benchmarks.  Model: KINGSTON SHSS37A960G

Excellent average bench

The HyperX Savage 960GB averaged just 9.9% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the HyperX Savage 960GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 271MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 77MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the HyperX Savage 960GB is 40.7%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the HyperX Savage 960GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 386MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 388MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 698 samples)
Min Avg Max
351 Read 480 524
311 Write 440 496
262 Mixed 386 505
207 SusWrite 388 475
95.2% 423 MB/s
Min Avg Max
16.1 4K Read 25.7 32.3
34.3 4K Write 77 107
10.8 4K Mixed 25 40.8
112% 42.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
23.1 DQ Read 250 361
60.7 DQ Write 271 352
10.7 DQ Mixed 77.4 177
109% 199 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
44GB free
Firmware: SAFM02.H
SusWrite @10s intervals: 472 481 437 456 432 314 MB/s
Read 502
Write 458
Mixed 352
SusWrite 432
98% 436 MB/s
4K Read 30.3
4K Write 105
4K Mixed 40.1
153% 58.5 MB/s
DQ Read 298
DQ Write 347
DQ Mixed 176
173% 274 MB/s
104GB free
Firmware: SAFM001B
SusWrite @10s intervals: 458 461 462 462 463 461 MB/s
Read 491
Write 469
Mixed 317
SusWrite 461
98% 434 MB/s
4K Read 26.5
4K Write 90.9
4K Mixed 35.2
133% 50.9 MB/s
DQ Read 310
DQ Write 344
DQ Mixed 66.8
122% 240 MB/s
621GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SAFM02.H
SusWrite @10s intervals: 324 358 274 271 252 265 MB/s
Read 445
Write 393
Mixed 322
SusWrite 291
81% 363 MB/s
4K Read 28.5
4K Write 97.8
4K Mixed 38.7
144% 55 MB/s
DQ Read 260
DQ Write 218
DQ Mixed 168
145% 215 MB/s
894GB free
Firmware: SAFM00.r
SusWrite @10s intervals: 277 302 265 278 262 315 MB/s
Read 365
Write 352
Mixed 250
SusWrite 283
70% 313 MB/s
4K Read 15.1
4K Write 39.5
4K Mixed 24.3
75% 26.3 MB/s
DQ Read 350
DQ Write 281
DQ Mixed 71.7
120% 234 MB/s
894GB free
Firmware: SAFM00.r
SusWrite @10s intervals: 302 322 271 351 272 328 MB/s
Read 372
Write 348
Mixed 279
SusWrite 308
74% 327 MB/s
4K Read 16.3
4K Write 32.8
4K Mixed 19.2
67% 22.8 MB/s
DQ Read 350
DQ Write 289
DQ Mixed 71.6
121% 237 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 13,030,033 SSDs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $325 @ launch in Apr '15
AmazonUS $3971 month
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Typical Savage 960GB Builds (Compare 960 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 105%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 77%
Battleship

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-X99-Ultra Gaming-CF

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 86% - Excellent Total price: $1,368

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