Average Bench: 90.5% (311th of 1058)

Based on 1,297 user benchmarks.  Model: KINGSTON SHSS37A960G

Excellent average bench

The HyperX Savage 960GB averaged just 9.4% 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 282MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the HyperX Savage 960GB is 47.4%. 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 383MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,297 samples)
Min Avg Max
310 Read 448 508
208 Write 402 485
233 Mixed 308 353
205 SusWrite 383 477
86.5% 385 MB/s
Min Avg Max
15.4 4K Read 25.7 34.1
32.6 4K Write 72.7 109
18.3 4K Mixed 32.5 42.2
119% 43.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
67.7 DQ Read 292 378
79.1 DQ Write 282 355
35.6 DQ Mixed 111 176
132% 228 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
749GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SAFM00.Y
SusWrite @10s intervals: 354 266 339 403 243 468 MB/s
Read 485
Write 461
Mixed 307
SusWrite 346
90% 400 MB/s
4K Read 30
4K Write 102
4K Mixed 40.5
151% 57.4 MB/s
DQ Read 252
DQ Write 341
DQ Mixed 66.6
114% 220 MB/s
293GB free
Firmware: SAFM02.H
SusWrite @10s intervals: 380 445 460 457 460 461 MB/s
Read 483
Write 422
Mixed 330
SusWrite 444
94% 420 MB/s
4K Read 25.8
4K Write 70.9
4K Mixed 31.7
117% 42.8 MB/s
DQ Read 344
DQ Write 339
DQ Mixed 171
175% 285 MB/s
595GB free
Firmware: SAFM00.r
SusWrite @10s intervals: 442 467 463 464 472 349 MB/s
Read 372
Write 403
Mixed 333
SusWrite 443
88% 388 MB/s
4K Read 25.8
4K Write 47.4
4K Mixed 5.9
72% 26.4 MB/s
DQ Read 188
DQ Write 58.6
DQ Mixed 38.6
50% 94.9 MB/s
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 Prices

MSRP ≈ $325 @ launch in Apr '15
AmazonUS $3972 years
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Typical Savage 960GB Builds (Compare 1,485 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 22%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 17%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3 - $179

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 30% - Below average Total price: $821

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