Average Bench: 92.8% (255th of 1026)

Based on 1,040 user benchmarks.  Model: KINGSTON SHSS37A960G

Excellent average bench

The HyperX Savage 960GB averaged just 7.2% 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 111MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 296MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the HyperX Savage 960GB is 44.3%. 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 314MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 381MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 1,040 samples)
Min Avg Max
334 Read 452 507
251 Write 414 485
244 Mixed 314 353
180 SusWrite 381 476
87.7% 390 MB/s
Min Avg Max
16 4K Read 26.5 32.7
38.3 4K Write 79.1 112
18.4 4K Mixed 33.7 41.5
125% 46.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
77 DQ Read 293 354
92.7 DQ Write 296 360
42.6 DQ Mixed 111 177
134% 234 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
809GB free
Firmware: SAFM00.r
SusWrite @10s intervals: 483 485 482 480 482 482 MB/s
Read 517
Write 486
Mixed 334
SusWrite 482
102% 455 MB/s
4K Read 38.2
4K Write 116
4K Mixed 47.7
181% 67.4 MB/s
DQ Read 390
DQ Write 350
DQ Mixed 76.1
138% 272 MB/s
774GB free
Firmware: SAFM02.H
SusWrite @10s intervals: 398 420 422 416 447 453 MB/s
Read 481
Write 455
Mixed 308
SusWrite 426
94% 418 MB/s
4K Read 26.2
4K Write 70.9
4K Mixed 32.7
119% 43.3 MB/s
DQ Read 281
DQ Write 260
DQ Mixed 154
147% 232 MB/s
861GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SAFM00.Y
SusWrite @10s intervals: 161 355 396 409 410 411 MB/s
Read 423
Write 454
Mixed 313
SusWrite 357
87% 387 MB/s
4K Read 24.9
4K Write 73.2
4K Mixed 32.2
118% 43.4 MB/s
DQ Read 276
DQ Write 354
DQ Mixed 52.8
113% 228 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 26,872,461 SSDs tested.


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Typical Savage 960GB Builds (Compare 1,451 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop 79%
Workstation 73%

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-X99-Ultra Gaming-CF

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 44% - Average Total price: $1,265

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