Average Bench: 58.5% (679th of 964)

more Based on 16,399 user benchmarks.  Models: KINGSTON SA400S37120G, KINGSTON SA400S37120, KINGSTON SA400S37120G, KINGSTON SA400S3, KINGSTON KINGSTON SA400S3, KINGSTON SA400S37240G

Average average bench

The Kingston A400 120GB averaged 41.5% 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 99.9MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 26.1MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Kingston A400 120GB is 40.2%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Kingston A400 120GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 92.5MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 211MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 16,399 samples)
Min Avg Max
296 Read 368 464
89 Write 211 376
93.7 Mixed 240 331
43.6 SusWrite 92.5 158
50.5% 228 MB/s
Min Avg Max
16.5 4K Read 26.1 33.3
20.8 4K Write 64 95.9
9.55 4K Mixed 22.4 37.5
102% 37.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
30.9 DQ Read 139 253
30.1 DQ Write 203 329
11.5 DQ Mixed 99.9 188
95.4% 147 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
67GB free (System drive)
Firmware: R0105A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 408 412 412 295 82 56 MB/s
Read 466
Write 411
Mixed 384
SusWrite 277
86% 385 MB/s
4K Read 31.2
4K Write 88.2
4K Mixed 27.7
129% 49 MB/s
DQ Read 137
DQ Write 288
DQ Mixed 46.3
82% 157 MB/s
72GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFK
SusWrite @10s intervals: 122 57 9.5 76 13 54 MB/s
Read 297
Write 240
Mixed 215
SusWrite 55.1
45% 202 MB/s
4K Read 22.2
4K Write 92.2
4K Mixed 16.4
103% 43.6 MB/s
DQ Read 64.3
DQ Write 181
DQ Mixed 73.3
70% 106 MB/s
25GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFK71E0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 136 7.6 37 55 15 7.2 MB/s
Read 376
Write 279
Mixed 282
SusWrite 42.8
54% 245 MB/s
4K Read 30.7
4K Write 36.7
4K Mixed 0.7
67% 22.7 MB/s
DQ Read 149
DQ Write 14.3
DQ Mixed 30
35% 64.4 MB/s
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Typical A400 120GB Builds (Compare 16,728 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 67%
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Desktop 66%
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Workstation 63%
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Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX B350-F GAMING - $115

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 99% - Outstanding Total price: $643

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