Average Bench: 63.1% (612th of 964)

Based on 1,542 user benchmarks.  Models: KINGSTON SH100S3120G, KINGSTON KINGSTON SH100S3, KINGSTON SH100S3120G, KINGSTON SH100S3

Above average average bench

The Kingston HyperX 120GB averaged 36.9% 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 Random Read Speed 26.9MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 76.8MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Kingston HyperX 120GB is 35.2%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Kingston HyperX 120GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 119MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 134MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,542 samples)
Min Avg Max
308 Read 427 509
106 Write 134 154
147 Mixed 188 212
89.4 SusWrite 119 134
47.8% 217 MB/s
Min Avg Max
17.9 4K Read 26.9 35.6
33.8 4K Write 76.8 112
9.38 4K Mixed 22 41.7
110% 41.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
22.7 DQ Read 136 190
47.8 DQ Write 125 149
9.65 DQ Mixed 69.9 158
69.1% 110 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
13GB free
Firmware: 332ABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 123 119 134 134 133 137 MB/s
Read 415
Write 148
Mixed 197
SusWrite 130
49% 222 MB/s
4K Read 35.3
4K Write 107
4K Mixed 43.2
165% 61.7 MB/s
DQ Read 188
DQ Write 141
DQ Mixed 155
119% 162 MB/s
15GB free
Firmware: 526ABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 123 120 108 124 126 121 MB/s
Read 394
Write 152
Mixed 190
SusWrite 120
47% 214 MB/s
4K Read 30.8
4K Write 105
4K Mixed 38.2
151% 58 MB/s
DQ Read 185
DQ Write 132
DQ Mixed 143
111% 153 MB/s
58GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 332ABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 119 117 123 122 126 126 MB/s
Read 412
Write 136
Mixed 196
SusWrite 122
48% 216 MB/s
4K Read 30.9
4K Write 66.2
4K Mixed 35
127% 44 MB/s
DQ Read 190
DQ Write 132
DQ Mixed 162
121% 161 MB/s
26GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 503ABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 125 114 123 118 120 120 MB/s
Read 313
Write 144
Mixed 192
SusWrite 120
43% 192 MB/s
4K Read 24.2
4K Write 42.4
4K Mixed 27
94% 31.2 MB/s
DQ Read 176
DQ Write 145
DQ Mixed 114
98% 145 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 9,629,291 SSDs tested.

Typical HyperX 120GB Builds (Compare 192 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 99%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 56%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-G1.Sniper 5 - $391

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 114% - Outstanding Total price: $861

Popular HyperX 120GB compatible motherboards:

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