Average Bench: 91.8% (252nd of 1011)

Based on 828 user benchmarks.  Model: KINGSTON SHSS37A960G

Excellent average bench

The HyperX Savage 960GB averaged just 8.1% 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 Mixed IO Speed 96.5MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 287MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the HyperX Savage 960GB is 42.5%. 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 345MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 381MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 828 samples)
Min Avg Max
339 Read 464 522
270 Write 427 490
249 Mixed 345 502
179 SusWrite 381 474
90.9% 404 MB/s
Min Avg Max
17.4 4K Read 26.4 33.3
37.8 4K Write 78.6 112
11.3 4K Mixed 30.2 41.5
120% 45.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
26.2 DQ Read 274 368
84.5 DQ Write 287 353
11.8 DQ Mixed 96.5 177
123% 219 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
892GB free
Firmware: SAFM00.Y
SusWrite @10s intervals: 446 454 456 455 452 452 MB/s
Read 478
Write 458
Mixed 319
SusWrite 452
96% 427 MB/s
4K Read 26.9
4K Write 84.1
4K Mixed 34.9
130% 48.6 MB/s
DQ Read 323
DQ Write 342
DQ Mixed 67.2
124% 244 MB/s
299GB free
Firmware: SAFM02.H
SusWrite @10s intervals: 239 265 290 290 292 292 MB/s
Read 501
Write 429
Mixed 360
SusWrite 278
88% 392 MB/s
4K Read 31.8
4K Write 110
4K Mixed 41.8
160% 61.3 MB/s
DQ Read 31.8
DQ Write 114
DQ Mixed 41.9
41% 62.6 MB/s
83GB free
Firmware: SAFM00.U
SusWrite @10s intervals: 287 325 179 171 204 127 MB/s
Read 443
Write 421
Mixed 304
SusWrite 216
78% 346 MB/s
4K Read 23.9
4K Write 84
4K Mixed 31.4
121% 46.4 MB/s
DQ Read 340
DQ Write 330
DQ Mixed 66.8
124% 246 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 16,818,585 SSDs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $325 @ launch in Apr '15
AmazonUS $3976 months
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Typical Savage 960GB Builds (Compare 1,153 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 101%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 74%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 67%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-X99-Ultra Gaming-CF

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 46% - Average Total price: $1,251

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