Average Bench: 90.3% (325th of 1071)

Based on 1,581 user benchmarks.  Model: KINGSTON SHSS37A960G

Excellent average bench

The HyperX Savage 960GB averaged just 9.7% 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.


Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 113MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 283MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the HyperX Savage 960GB is 48.9%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the HyperX Savage 960GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 308MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 381MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 1,581 samples)
Min Avg Max
310 Read 442 510
214 Write 403 487
228 Mixed 308 354
216 SusWrite 381 477
86.2% 383 MB/s
Min Avg Max
15.4 4K Read 25.7 33.9
33.9 4K Write 73.2 110
19.2 4K Mixed 32.6 41.7
119% 43.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
100 DQ Read 291 373
79.1 DQ Write 283 355
34.2 DQ Mixed 113 178
133% 229 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
249GB free
Firmware: SAFM001B
SusWrite @10s intervals: 391 457 465 468 440 460 MB/s
Read 500
Write 475
Mixed 324
SusWrite 447
98% 437 MB/s
4K Read 27.8
4K Write 76.2
4K Mixed 35.6
128% 46.5 MB/s
DQ Read 323
DQ Write 370
DQ Mixed 68.4
129% 254 MB/s
700GB free
Firmware: SAFM02.H
SusWrite @10s intervals: 365 370 369 369 371 370 MB/s
Read 468
Write 415
Mixed 352
SusWrite 369
90% 401 MB/s
4K Read 25.1
4K Write 76.7
4K Mixed 32.4
120% 44.7 MB/s
DQ Read 319
DQ Write 340
DQ Mixed 178
176% 279 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 65,311,629 SSDs tested.


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Typical Savage 960GB Builds (Compare 301 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 9%
Tree trunk
Desktop 59%
Workstation 8%
Tree trunk

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3 - $149

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 25% - Poor Total price: $788

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