Average Bench: 66.3% (706th of 1058)

Based on 14 user benchmarks.  Model: AMD-RAID KINGSTON SHSS37A
Poor: 48%Average: 66.3% Great: 83%

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Above average average bench

The Amd-raid KINGSTON SHSS37A 240GB averaged 33.6% 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. Sequential Write Speed 424MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 411MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Amd-raid KINGSTON SHSS37A 240GB is 35.2%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Amd-raid KINGSTON SHSS37A 240GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 28.8MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 120MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 14 samples)
Min Avg Max
271 Read 430 515
280 Write 424 502
290 Mixed 411 504
73.4 SusWrite 221 354
83.5% 371 MB/s
Min Avg Max
9.1 4K Read 18.4 25.5
12.4 4K Write 39.9 57.4
9.9 4K Mixed 13.8 23
66.7% 24 MB/s
Min Avg Max
23.1 DQ Read 120 251
57.5 DQ Write 209 373
11.2 DQ Mixed 28.8 80.5
60.1% 119 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
115GB free
Firmware: SAFM
Read 504
Write 464
Mixed 497
109% 488 MB/s
4K Read 17.5
4K Write 27.9
4K Mixed 12.9
58% 19.4 MB/s
DQ Read 107
DQ Write 72.8
DQ Mixed 14.6
31% 64.9 MB/s
218GB free
Firmware: SAFM
SusWrite @10s intervals: 128 146 167 147 143 167 MB/s
Read 370
Write 474
Mixed 340
SusWrite 150
75% 333 MB/s
4K Read 12.1
4K Write 53.7
4K Mixed 23
76% 29.6 MB/s
DQ Read 94.1
DQ Write 373
DQ Mixed 43.2
88% 170 MB/s
60GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SAFM
SusWrite @10s intervals: 83 75 72 80 97 93 MB/s
Read 372
Write 398
Mixed 338
SusWrite 83.2
67% 298 MB/s
4K Read 16.1
4K Write 45.6
4K Mixed 21.3
76% 27.7 MB/s
DQ Read 101
DQ Write 370
DQ Mixed 44
89% 172 MB/s
223GB free
Firmware: SAFM
SusWrite @10s intervals: 356 356 346 357 356 355 MB/s
Read 323
Write 355
Mixed 291
SusWrite 354
75% 331 MB/s
4K Read 9.4
4K Write 13.2
4K Mixed 10.4
35% 11 MB/s
DQ Read 79.2
DQ Write 192
DQ Mixed 44.5
60% 105 MB/s
223GB free
Firmware: SAFM
SusWrite @10s intervals: 358 340 339 353 342 354 MB/s
Read 320
Write 356
Mixed 290
SusWrite 348
74% 328 MB/s
4K Read 9.1
4K Write 13.2
4K Mixed 10.3
34% 10.9 MB/s
DQ Read 79.1
DQ Write 192
DQ Mixed 44.3
60% 105 MB/s
23GB free
Firmware: SAFM
SusWrite @10s intervals: 340 319 346 333 279 299 MB/s
Read 305
Write 353
Mixed 292
SusWrite 319
72% 317 MB/s
4K Read 9.4
4K Write 12.4
4K Mixed 9.9
34% 10.6 MB/s
DQ Read 77.9
DQ Write 188
DQ Mixed 80.5
76% 116 MB/s
37GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SAFM
SusWrite @10s intervals: 85 75 68 64 75 75 MB/s
Read 271
Write 280
Mixed 312
SusWrite 73.4
53% 234 MB/s
4K Read 12
4K Write 23.5
4K Mixed 19.3
55% 18.3 MB/s
DQ Read 89.5
DQ Write 279
DQ Mixed 43.3
74% 137 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 47,337,904 SSDs tested.

Typical KINGSTON SHSS37A 240GB Builds (Compare 15,058 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 88%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 88%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX X470-F GAMING - $189

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 66% - Good Total price: $1,087

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