Average Bench: 88.8% (242nd of 980)

Based on 685 user benchmarks.  Model: KINGSTON SHSS37A960G

Very good average bench

The HyperX Savage 960GB averaged just 11.1% 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 Random Write Speed 76.9MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 258MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the HyperX Savage 960GB is 40%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the HyperX Savage 960GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 21.8MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 233MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 685 samples)
Min Avg Max
368 Read 488 526
338 Write 449 500
269 Mixed 411 508
202 SusWrite 384 474
97.5% 433 MB/s
Min Avg Max
16.5 4K Read 25.6 32.1
34.1 4K Write 76.9 109
10.6 4K Mixed 21.8 40.6
107% 41.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
23 DQ Read 233 355
59.7 DQ Write 258 350
10.4 DQ Mixed 64.1 176
98.5% 185 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
551GB free
Firmware: SAFM00.r
SusWrite @10s intervals: 453 396 473 476 476 476 MB/s
Read 517
Write 484
Mixed 323
SusWrite 458
100% 446 MB/s
4K Read 38.1
4K Write 112
4K Mixed 47
177% 65.6 MB/s
DQ Read 382
DQ Write 348
DQ Mixed 75.6
136% 269 MB/s
672GB free
Firmware: SAFM02.H
SusWrite @10s intervals: 405 424 432 431 436 446 MB/s
Read 470
Write 397
Mixed 317
SusWrite 429
91% 403 MB/s
4K Read 26.7
4K Write 72
4K Mixed 32.7
120% 43.8 MB/s
DQ Read 340
DQ Write 324
DQ Mixed 169
172% 278 MB/s
525GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SAFM02.H
SusWrite @10s intervals: 334 347 405 430 442 455 MB/s
Read 463
Write 338
Mixed 333
SusWrite 402
86% 384 MB/s
4K Read 25.5
4K Write 70.6
4K Mixed 34.1
120% 43.4 MB/s
DQ Read 238
DQ Write 243
DQ Mixed 178
151% 219 MB/s
681GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SAFM02.H
SusWrite @10s intervals: 278 299 366 338 379 377 MB/s
Read 227
Write 414
Mixed 262
SusWrite 339
71% 311 MB/s
4K Read 26.9
4K Write 72.4
4K Mixed 26.6
113% 42 MB/s
DQ Read 281
DQ Write 244
DQ Mixed 166
151% 230 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 11,452,932 SSDs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $325 @ launch in Apr '15
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Typical Savage 960GB Builds (Compare 898 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 104%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 77%
Battleship

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-X99-Ultra Gaming-CF

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 88% - Excellent Total price: $1,312

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