Average Bench: 90.3% (325th of 1072)

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.

Strengths

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.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 308MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 381MB/s
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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 BenchSequentialRandom 4kDeep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
100GB free
Firmware: SAFM02.H
SusWrite @10s intervals: 419 441 442 458 448 336 MB/s
Read 489
Write 452
Mixed 350
SusWrite 424
96% 429 MB/s
4K Read 29
4K Write 84.4
4K Mixed 37.2
136% 50.2 MB/s
DQ Read 343
DQ Write 344
DQ Mixed 170
176% 286 MB/s
698GB free
Firmware: SAFM00.Y
SusWrite @10s intervals: 450 457 451 462 456 455 MB/s
Read 490
Write 453
Mixed 321
SusWrite 455
97% 430 MB/s
4K Read 27.3
4K Write 53.3
4K Mixed 32.7
112% 37.8 MB/s
DQ Read 316
DQ Write 152
DQ Mixed 67
94% 178 MB/s
214GB free
Firmware: SAFM02.H
SusWrite @10s intervals: 396 398 410 414 418 431 MB/s
Read 457
Write 388
Mixed 340
SusWrite 411
90% 399 MB/s
4K Read 24.4
4K Write 60.7
4K Mixed 31
109% 38.7 MB/s
DQ Read 344
DQ Write 330
DQ Mixed 174
176% 283 MB/s
147GB free
Firmware: SAFM02.H
SusWrite @10s intervals: 407 426 441 452 463 461 MB/s
Read 482
Write 473
Mixed 273
SusWrite 442
94% 417 MB/s
4K Read 25.2
4K Write 34
4K Mixed 30.1
95% 29.8 MB/s
DQ Read 336
DQ Write 330
DQ Mixed 180
178% 282 MB/s
201GB free
Firmware: SAFM02.H
SusWrite @10s intervals: 276 322 399 409 398 339 MB/s
Read 432
Write 423
Mixed 291
SusWrite 357
84% 376 MB/s
4K Read 20.3
4K Write 93
4K Mixed 29.2
117% 47.5 MB/s
DQ Read 338
DQ Write 315
DQ Mixed 170
171% 275 MB/s
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MSRP ≈ $325 @ launch in Apr '15
AmazonUS $3975 years
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Typical Savage 960GB Builds (Compare 350 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings
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Gaming 21%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 17%
Surfboard

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 36% - Below average Total price: $735

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