Average Bench: 89.4% (259th of 1000)

Based on 6,205 user benchmarks.  Model: KINGSTON SHSS37A480G

Very good average bench

The Kingston SHSS37A480G 480GB averaged just 10.5% 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 102MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 291MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Kingston SHSS37A480G 480GB is 45.8%. 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 305MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 347MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 6,205 samples)
Min Avg Max
315 Read 441 506
111 Write 398 490
231 Mixed 305 352
175 SusWrite 347 480
83.7% 373 MB/s
Min Avg Max
14.3 4K Read 25.3 31.2
36.6 4K Write 78.9 112
19 4K Mixed 33 41.1
122% 45.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
69.2 DQ Read 295 358
71.3 DQ Write 291 363
32.7 DQ Mixed 102 177
129% 229 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
98GB free
Firmware: SAFM02.H
SusWrite @10s intervals: 460 469 477 480 485 483 MB/s
Read 495
Write 468
Mixed 352
SusWrite 476
101% 448 MB/s
4K Read 29.5
4K Write 89
4K Mixed 38.4
141% 52.3 MB/s
DQ Read 345
DQ Write 343
DQ Mixed 173
177% 287 MB/s
98GB free
Firmware: SAFM02.H
SusWrite @10s intervals: 468 476 475 475 476 360 MB/s
Read 488
Write 467
Mixed 352
SusWrite 455
99% 441 MB/s
4K Read 29.2
4K Write 88.2
4K Mixed 37.7
139% 51.7 MB/s
DQ Read 344
DQ Write 338
DQ Mixed 174
176% 285 MB/s
295GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SAFM00.Y
SusWrite @10s intervals: 287 119 291 212 245 333 MB/s
Read 327
Write 366
Mixed 267
SusWrite 248
68% 302 MB/s
4K Read 15.9
4K Write 48.6
4K Mixed 22.4
78% 29 MB/s
DQ Read 259
DQ Write 331
DQ Mixed 66.3
114% 219 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 14,382,721 SSDs tested.

Typical SHSS37A480G 480GB Builds (Compare 26,689 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 92%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 63%
Destroyer

Motherboard: Asus Z170 PRO GAMING - $157

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 105% - Outstanding Total price: $851

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