Average Bench: 65.3% (724th of 1058)

Based on 350,254 user benchmarks.  Models: KINGSTON SA400S37240G, KINGSTON SA400S37240, KINGSTON SA400S3, KINGSTON SA400S37240G, KINGSTON KINGSTON SA400S3

Above average average bench

The Kingston A400 240GB averaged 34.6% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This isn't a great result which indicates that there are much faster alternatives on the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 92.1MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 26.4MB/s

Poor consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Kingston A400 240GB is 62.7%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Kingston A400 240GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 175MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 265MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 350,254 samples)
Min Avg Max
293 Read 412 511
92.6 Write 305 450
19.1 Mixed 265 417
51.2 SusWrite 175 439
64.6% 289 MB/s
Min Avg Max
11.4 4K Read 26.4 35.7
7.82 4K Write 57.2 102
0.6 4K Mixed 22.6 41.1
99.2% 35.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
27.8 DQ Read 185 276
12 DQ Write 209 347
1.12 DQ Mixed 92.1 198
98.4% 162 MB/s
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The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 51,464,904 SSDs tested.

 Prices

MSRP ≈ $50 @ launch in Jan '17
AmazonUS $348 mins
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Typical A400 240GB Builds (Compare 74,726 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 47%
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Desktop
Desktop 80%
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Workstation
Workstation 44%
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Motherboard: Gigabyte B450M DS3H - $74

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 66% - Good Total price: $611

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 Comments

Controller: Phison PS3111-S11. Flash Memory: Toshiba 15nm TLC

Dramatically improves the responsiveness of your system...

Added 3 years ago.

Terrible (edit your comment) Add link

8 days ago.

Info  graphicscardhub.com/...

Recently got this SSD for my laptop and getting around 400 MB/s read and write speeds.


Terrible

12 months ago.

died after 5 months of daily use.


Excellent

11 months ago.

for the price and what it give for everyday use, its perfect in the laptop as replacement


Excellent

3 months ago.

Tested both, this one was way better


Excellent

6 months ago.

I had this as saily driver for almost 2 years and its excellent! recommend it!


Good

3 days ago.

Lots of people complain about the lack of dram, but given the price in my region, this beats most competitors.


Good

6 months ago.

Great physical size in cases fits just about anywhere cheap fast for price and good capacity. Would recommend.


Good

10 months ago.

others test show me diferent result in ssd! need check this not in all pc gives a true result in ssd https://fotos.subefotos.com/2353da9eaf3f3e7eaea222619bbf0971o.jpg


Excellent

1 month ago.

me voy a comprar el moto e7 por que se me rompio el celu :D


Excellent

2 months ago.

Better heat dissipation due to its metal body.


Poor

2 years ago.

Has a freezing problem and needs firmware updates.


Average

2 years ago.

could have used some DRAM, stutters when booting.


Good

2 months ago.

More confident in the name of the brand


Excellent

2 years ago.

Cheap price, fast read/write speeds, trusted brand name... whats not to like?


Good

6 months ago.

A great value for a boot drive. The only thing that holds it back is the lack of a DRAM cache, but for the price, it is an excellent choice. I know many people who use this drive; for all of them, it has not caused a single problem.


Excellent

2 years ago.

Affordable and reliable!


Good

20 months ago.

A pretty decent SSD for a faster boot drive on a budget.


Good

9 months ago.

With SATA-3 cables/controller/motherboard and in AHCI or Intel RST mode works just nice! Weight is really light and the case is fully aluminium. Yeah, memory type of this SSD is MLC, but still performs very well.


Average

2 years ago.

Quite slow speeds compared to it's other slightly more expensive competition. I can't recommend it. You get what you pay for I suppose.


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