Average Bench: 90.4% (314th of 1058)

Based on 1,374 user benchmarks.  Model: KINGSTON SHSS37A960G

Excellent average bench

The HyperX Savage 960GB averaged just 9.5% 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 Mixed IO Speed 111MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 281MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the HyperX Savage 960GB is 46.9%. 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 308MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 382MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,374 samples)
Min Avg Max
319 Read 449 510
230 Write 404 486
230 Mixed 308 353
212 SusWrite 382 477
86.7% 386 MB/s
Min Avg Max
15.9 4K Read 25.7 34
32.5 4K Write 72.2 109
17.9 4K Mixed 32.4 42
119% 43.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
45.7 DQ Read 291 377
70 DQ Write 281 355
35.1 DQ Mixed 111 177
132% 228 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
675GB free
Firmware: SAFM00.r
SusWrite @10s intervals: 479 478 479 476 479 480 MB/s
Read 514
Write 492
Mixed 340
SusWrite 478
103% 456 MB/s
4K Read 33.6
4K Write 92.9
4K Mixed 43.1
155% 56.5 MB/s
DQ Read 383
DQ Write 345
DQ Mixed 75.2
136% 268 MB/s
484GB free
Firmware: SAFM02.H
SusWrite @10s intervals: 464 469 462 453 450 451 MB/s
Read 487
Write 402
Mixed 326
SusWrite 458
94% 418 MB/s
4K Read 29.5
4K Write 88.7
4K Mixed 38.4
141% 52.2 MB/s
DQ Read 291
DQ Write 348
DQ Mixed 173
171% 270 MB/s
894GB free
Firmware: SAFM001B
SusWrite @10s intervals: 449 449 447 448 448 446 MB/s
Read 500
Write 456
Mixed 317
SusWrite 448
97% 430 MB/s
4K Read 28.3
4K Write 79.3
4K Mixed 36.5
132% 48 MB/s
DQ Read 216
DQ Write 187
DQ Mixed 65.5
86% 156 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 47,077,277 SSDs tested.

 Prices

MSRP ≈ $325 @ launch in Apr '15
AmazonUS $3972 years
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Typical Savage 960GB Builds (Compare 1,620 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 22%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 18%
Surfboard

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 30% - Below average Total price: $791

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