Average Bench: 90.6% (310th of 1058)

Based on 1,274 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.


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 49.4%. 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 306MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 382MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 1,274 samples)
Min Avg Max
316 Read 451 508
184 Write 404 486
231 Mixed 306 354
196 SusWrite 382 478
86.7% 386 MB/s
Min Avg Max
15.3 4K Read 25.7 34
32.4 4K Write 72.8 109
17 4K Mixed 32.4 42.2
119% 43.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
68.7 DQ Read 293 377
70.6 DQ Write 282 355
35.9 DQ Mixed 111 176
132% 229 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
889GB free
Firmware: SAFM02.H
SusWrite @10s intervals: 469 477 477 476 467 465 MB/s
Read 497
Write 475
Mixed 348
SusWrite 472
101% 448 MB/s
4K Read 30.2
4K Write 98.5
4K Mixed 39.7
149% 56.1 MB/s
DQ Read 337
DQ Write 333
DQ Mixed 177
176% 282 MB/s
249GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SAFM02.H
SusWrite @10s intervals: 389 392 368 426 406 444 MB/s
Read 495
Write 442
Mixed 355
SusWrite 404
95% 424 MB/s
4K Read 28.9
4K Write 63.1
4K Mixed 37.6
125% 43.2 MB/s
DQ Read 316
DQ Write 344
DQ Mixed 174
174% 278 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 41,718,125 SSDs tested.


MSRP ≈ $325 @ launch in Apr '15
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Typical Savage 960GB Builds (Compare 1,392 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 22%
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation 17%

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3 - $92

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 30% - Poor Total price: $734

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