Average Bench: 90.9% (251st of 1003)

Based on 758 user benchmarks.  Model: KINGSTON SHSS37A960G

Excellent average bench

The HyperX Savage 960GB averaged just 9.1% 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-64Thread Write Speed 278MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 77.8MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the HyperX Savage 960GB is 42.1%. 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 366MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 387MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 758 samples)
Min Avg Max
339 Read 470 523
287 Write 433 494
255 Mixed 366 504
209 SusWrite 387 476
93.1% 414 MB/s
Min Avg Max
16.2 4K Read 25.9 33
35.2 4K Write 77.8 109
11.1 4K Mixed 27.5 41.5
116% 43.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
23.5 DQ Read 261 366
74.4 DQ Write 278 352
11.2 DQ Mixed 86 177
115% 208 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
334GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SAFM02.H
SusWrite @10s intervals: 350 389 409 423 457 472 MB/s
Read 501
Write 257
Mixed 361
SusWrite 417
86% 384 MB/s
4K Read 29.4
4K Write 93.4
4K Mixed 38.7
144% 53.8 MB/s
DQ Read 336
DQ Write 326
DQ Mixed 177
175% 280 MB/s
492GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SAFM02.H
SusWrite @10s intervals: 412 356 409 429 443 472 MB/s
Read 447
Write 274
Mixed 228
SusWrite 420
77% 342 MB/s
4K Read 28.7
4K Write 95.1
4K Mixed 38.6
143% 54.1 MB/s
DQ Read 333
DQ Write 307
DQ Mixed 170
169% 270 MB/s
893GB free
Firmware: SAFM02.H
SusWrite @10s intervals: 331 387 396 406 410 413 MB/s
Read 431
Write 410
Mixed 283
SusWrite 390
85% 379 MB/s
4K Read 25.1
4K Write 78.6
4K Mixed 32.5
121% 45.4 MB/s
DQ Read 331
DQ Write 305
DQ Mixed 167
167% 268 MB/s
194GB free
Firmware: SAFM00.Y
SusWrite @10s intervals: 389 454 454 461 463 449 MB/s
Read 492
Write 462
Mixed 322
SusWrite 445
97% 430 MB/s
4K Read 24.3
4K Write 52.6
4K Mixed 29.9
103% 35.6 MB/s
DQ Read 308
DQ Write 298
DQ Mixed 67.4
115% 224 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 15,001,259 SSDs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $325 @ launch in Apr '15
AmazonUS $3974 months
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Typical Savage 960GB Builds (Compare 1,058 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 104%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 76%
Battleship

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-X99-Ultra Gaming-CF

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 87% - Excellent Total price: $1,324

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