Average Bench: 89.7% (271st of 1009)

Based on 7,470 user benchmarks.  Model: KINGSTON SHSS37A480G

Very good average bench

The Kingston SHSS37A480G 480GB averaged just 10.2% 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 97.8MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 297MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Kingston SHSS37A480G 480GB is 47.5%. 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 304MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 350MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 7,470 samples)
Min Avg Max
306 Read 444 505
131 Write 402 492
229 Mixed 304 352
153 SusWrite 350 482
84.2% 375 MB/s
Min Avg Max
14.6 4K Read 25.2 31.2
35.2 4K Write 78.1 114
19.3 4K Mixed 32.9 41.4
122% 45.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
149 DQ Read 297 356
83.1 DQ Write 297 369
29.4 DQ Mixed 97.8 177
128% 231 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
206GB free
Firmware: SAFM00.Y
SusWrite @10s intervals: 424 490 496 497 497 497 MB/s
Read 511
Write 498
Mixed 324
SusWrite 484
102% 454 MB/s
4K Read 32.1
4K Write 121
4K Mixed 42.6
167% 65.2 MB/s
DQ Read 348
DQ Write 350
DQ Mixed 66.6
128% 255 MB/s
447GB free
Firmware: SAFM02.H
SusWrite @10s intervals: 401 413 451 467 478 472 MB/s
Read 490
Write 477
Mixed 354
SusWrite 447
100% 442 MB/s
4K Read 29.6
4K Write 102
4K Mixed 36.6
146% 56.2 MB/s
DQ Read 342
DQ Write 347
DQ Mixed 176
179% 288 MB/s
324GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SAFM00.Y
SusWrite @10s intervals: 324 377 459 485 486 485 MB/s
Read 493
Write 412
Mixed 320
SusWrite 436
93% 415 MB/s
4K Read 27.3
4K Write 80
4K Mixed 36.3
130% 47.9 MB/s
DQ Read 263
DQ Write 372
DQ Mixed 67.3
121% 234 MB/s
161GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SAFM00.Y
SusWrite @10s intervals: 319 234 275 301 304 206 MB/s
Read 508
Write 500
Mixed 294
SusWrite 273
88% 394 MB/s
4K Read 32.1
4K Write 118
4K Mixed 42.6
165% 64.1 MB/s
DQ Read 305
DQ Write 204
DQ Mixed 18.7
78% 176 MB/s
137GB free
Firmware: SAFM00.U
SusWrite @10s intervals: 451 453 448 437 433 433 MB/s
Read 448
Write 430
Mixed 299
SusWrite 442
91% 405 MB/s
4K Read 18.9
4K Write 98.1
4K Mixed 30.8
120% 49.3 MB/s
DQ Read 330
DQ Write 330
DQ Mixed 67.5
123% 242 MB/s
418GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SAFM00.r
SusWrite @10s intervals: 295 338 345 336 356 362 MB/s
Read 382
Write 336
Mixed 292
SusWrite 339
76% 337 MB/s
4K Read 26.6
4K Write 65.4
4K Mixed 27
110% 39.7 MB/s
DQ Read 306
DQ Write 282
DQ Mixed 66.8
112% 218 MB/s
149GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SAFM00.r
SusWrite @10s intervals: 189 194 252 269 202 MB/s
Read 490
Write 350
Mixed 295
SusWrite 222
76% 339 MB/s
4K Read 27.9
4K Write 55.9
4K Mixed 18.7
96% 34.2 MB/s
DQ Read 269
DQ Write 88.6
DQ Mixed 67.8
79% 142 MB/s
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Typical SHSS37A480G 480GB Builds (Compare 28,743 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 89%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 52%
Yacht

Motherboard: Asus Z170 PRO GAMING - $228

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 97% - Outstanding Total price: $971

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