Average Bench: 61.3% (797th of 1080)

more Based on 166,392 user benchmarks.  Models: KINGSTON SA400S37120G, KINGSTON SA400S37120, KINGSTON SA400S37120G, KINGSTON SA400S3, KINGSTON KINGSTON SA400S3, KINGSTON SA400S37240G

Above average average bench

The Kingston A400 120GB averaged 38.7% 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 93.3MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 27.1MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Kingston A400 120GB is 51.2%. 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 98.5MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 232MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 166,392 samples)
Min Avg Max
289 Read 405 500
51 Write 248 415
24.2 Mixed 232 376
37.4 SusWrite 98.5 248
54.5% 246 MB/s
Min Avg Max
3.11 4K Read 27.1 37.6
10.7 4K Write 61 99.1
3.6 4K Mixed 25.2 41.6
106% 37.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
36.9 DQ Read 151 247
15.6 DQ Write 176 336
9.48 DQ Mixed 93.3 186
89.8% 140 MB/s
User Benchmarks BenchSequentialRandom 4kDeep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
112GB free
Firmware: SBFKB1D1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 309 138 132 134 132 305 MB/s
Read 393
Write 137
Mixed 169
SusWrite 192
49% 223 MB/s
4K Read 25.3
4K Write 91.3
4K Mixed 27.5
122% 48 MB/s
DQ Read 154
DQ Write 135
DQ Mixed 120
96% 136 MB/s
112GB free
Firmware: SBFKB1D1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 307 137 132 134 132 304 MB/s
Read 406
Write 134
Mixed 167
SusWrite 191
50% 225 MB/s
4K Read 25
4K Write 90.7
4K Mixed 26.6
120% 47.4 MB/s
DQ Read 155
DQ Write 137
DQ Mixed 93.9
85% 129 MB/s
100GB free
Firmware: SBFKB1E1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 251 136 139 136 138 135 MB/s
Read 301
Write 154
Mixed 191
SusWrite 156
45% 200 MB/s
4K Read 23.5
4K Write 38.4
4K Mixed 20.5
82% 27.5 MB/s
DQ Read 47.8
DQ Write 49.7
DQ Mixed 44.2
34% 47.2 MB/s
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Motherboard: Asus PRIME A320M-K - $79

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 98% - Outstanding Total price: $350

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

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2 years ago.

budget better to skimp on a cs900


Terrible

4 years ago.

Very slow SSD wish I never bought it


Good

2 years ago.

120GB is low count limited, but Pretty fine for basic FHD, high textures loadout gaming :)


Terrible

5 years ago.

My bios never recognised that disk even though it worked with the Samsung 840 Evo and 850 Evo. Bad choise.


Terrible

4 years ago.

very low write speeds about 50MB/S


Terrible

4 years ago.

It sais 500mb read and its like 50. Wtf?


Excellent

2 years ago.

poor life time...30 days drop to 97%


Terrible

3 years ago.

It's cheap, the performance and capacity is cheap.


Average

5 years ago.

It's not bad,but doesn't have TRIM support...


Average

4 years ago.

It is perfect for a laptop drive, not so much for a gaming PC. The low capacity on this drive also makes it a very poor game drive. On the flip side, boot times are 2-3x as fast as a traditional hard drive.


Good

4 years ago.

The most basic SSD par excellence, useful to improve performance with little money expenditure.


Average

5 years ago.

Its okay for a budget SSD and for just storing the OS and nothing else on it, but you may as well spend slightly more money for more space and faster speeds.


Terrible

5 years ago.

Horrible SSD, uses a controller with a known reputation for failing, and is more expensive than significantly better SSDs, like the WD Green, SU650, and L5 Lite 3D


Terrible

3 years ago.

its a low end one, pay for what ya get and you really dont get much


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