Average Bench: 90.5% (310th of 1058)

Based on 13,033 user benchmarks.  Model: KINGSTON SHSS37A480G

Excellent average bench

The Kingston SHSS37A480G 480GB averaged just 9.4% 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 99.4MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 295MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Kingston SHSS37A480G 480GB is 45.2%. 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 306MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 353MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 13,033 samples)
Min Avg Max
263 Read 444 509
150 Write 416 493
232 Mixed 306 355
168 SusWrite 353 485
85.3% 380 MB/s
Min Avg Max
15.3 4K Read 25.6 30.8
36.1 4K Write 79.1 108
17.7 4K Mixed 33.1 40.8
123% 45.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
218 DQ Read 308 358
105 DQ Write 295 366
31.9 DQ Mixed 99.4 177
130% 234 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
212GB free
Firmware: SAFM001B
SusWrite @10s intervals: 460 465 474 481 486 464 MB/s
Read 491
Write 495
Mixed 310
SusWrite 472
99% 442 MB/s
4K Read 28
4K Write 98
4K Mixed 38.7
144% 54.9 MB/s
DQ Read 327
DQ Write 374
DQ Mixed 67.7
129% 256 MB/s
386GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SAFM02.H
SusWrite @10s intervals: 411 368 442 463 436 439 MB/s
Read 505
Write 480
Mixed 359
SusWrite 427
100% 442 MB/s
4K Read 30.3
4K Write 100
4K Mixed 39.5
150% 56.8 MB/s
DQ Read 344
DQ Write 368
DQ Mixed 178
183% 296 MB/s
163GB free
Firmware: SAFM00.r
SusWrite @10s intervals: 461 483 477 479 482 480 MB/s
Read 504
Write 484
Mixed 314
SusWrite 477
100% 445 MB/s
4K Read 28.2
4K Write 74.5
4K Mixed 35.8
128% 46.2 MB/s
DQ Read 355
DQ Write 373
DQ Mixed 69
133% 265 MB/s
357GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SAFM02.H
SusWrite @10s intervals: 456 417 429 416 416 384 MB/s
Read 224
Write 389
Mixed 317
SusWrite 420
77% 337 MB/s
4K Read 29
4K Write 93.3
4K Mixed 36.9
141% 53.1 MB/s
DQ Read 339
DQ Write 313
DQ Mixed 170
170% 274 MB/s
365GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SAFM02.H
SusWrite @10s intervals: 383 342 339 348 348 351 MB/s
Read 389
Write 452
Mixed 303
SusWrite 352
84% 374 MB/s
4K Read 24.8
4K Write 97.9
4K Mixed 31
129% 51.2 MB/s
DQ Read 263
DQ Write 281
DQ Mixed 172
157% 239 MB/s
143GB free
Firmware: SAFM02.H
SusWrite @10s intervals: 423 403 455 450 444 364 MB/s
Read 487
Write 453
Mixed 349
SusWrite 423
96% 428 MB/s
4K Read 21.8
4K Write 41.1
4K Mixed 29.4
92% 30.8 MB/s
DQ Read 325
DQ Write 80.5
DQ Mixed 153
125% 186 MB/s
61GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SAFM02.H
SusWrite @10s intervals: 321 368 356 240 245 171 MB/s
Read 345
Write 456
Mixed 325
SusWrite 284
80% 352 MB/s
4K Read 18.2
4K Write 81.3
4K Mixed 33
113% 44.2 MB/s
DQ Read 326
DQ Write 336
DQ Mixed 130
153% 264 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 47,295,618 SSDs tested.

Typical SHSS37A480G 480GB Builds (Compare 21,580 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 70%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus Z170 PRO GAMING - $295

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 64% - Good Total price: $1,091

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