Average Bench: 90.7% (281st of 1026)

Based on 9,880 user benchmarks.  Model: KINGSTON SHSS37A480G

Excellent average bench

The Kingston SHSS37A480G 480GB averaged just 9.3% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Kingston SHSS37A480G 480GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 105MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 297MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Kingston SHSS37A480G 480GB is 45.3%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Kingston SHSS37A480G 480GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 307MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 354MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 9,880 samples)
Min Avg Max
343 Read 453 507
108 Write 409 493
234 Mixed 307 351
182 SusWrite 354 485
85.6% 381 MB/s
Min Avg Max
15.8 4K Read 25.4 31
36.5 4K Write 78 110
19.5 4K Mixed 33 40.9
122% 45.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
215 DQ Read 308 358
111 DQ Write 297 362
49.7 DQ Mixed 105 177
133% 237 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
80GB free
Firmware: SAFM00.Y
SusWrite @10s intervals: 300 440 484 489 489 486 MB/s
Read 480
Write 494
Mixed 315
SusWrite 448
98% 434 MB/s
4K Read 31.1
4K Write 112
4K Mixed 41.1
159% 61.3 MB/s
DQ Read 332
DQ Write 331
DQ Mixed 67
123% 243 MB/s
438GB free
Firmware: SAFM001B
SusWrite @10s intervals: 352 421 464 479 475 476 MB/s
Read 470
Write 426
Mixed 305
SusWrite 444
92% 411 MB/s
4K Read 31
4K Write 93.5
4K Mixed 38.6
146% 54.4 MB/s
DQ Read 334
DQ Write 350
DQ Mixed 67
126% 250 MB/s
97GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SAFM001B
SusWrite @10s intervals: 388 430 449 466 398 424 MB/s
Read 472
Write 473
Mixed 311
SusWrite 426
95% 420 MB/s
4K Read 28.9
4K Write 98.3
4K Mixed 37.8
144% 55 MB/s
DQ Read 332
DQ Write 328
DQ Mixed 67
123% 242 MB/s
182GB free
Firmware: SAFM02.H
SusWrite @10s intervals: 434 438 436 446 446 447 MB/s
Read 489
Write 433
Mixed 348
SusWrite 441
96% 428 MB/s
4K Read 28.5
4K Write 78
4K Mixed 36.7
132% 47.7 MB/s
DQ Read 218
DQ Write 188
DQ Mixed 145
124% 184 MB/s
420GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SAFM00.U
SusWrite @10s intervals: 413 445 425 403 453 406 MB/s
Read 454
Write 438
Mixed 304
SusWrite 424
91% 405 MB/s
4K Read 17.4
4K Write 37.4
4K Mixed 22.9
76% 25.9 MB/s
DQ Read 325
DQ Write 282
DQ Mixed 67.2
115% 225 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 29,418,669 SSDs tested.

Typical SHSS37A480G 480GB Builds (Compare 43,442 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 75%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Destroyer

Motherboard: Asus Z170 PRO GAMING - $228

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 70% - Good Total price: $929

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