Average Bench: 90.8% (260th of 1012)

Based on 8,093 user benchmarks.  Model: KINGSTON SHSS37A480G

Excellent average bench

The Kingston SHSS37A480G 480GB averaged just 9.2% 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 104MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 301MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Kingston SHSS37A480G 480GB is 49.2%. 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 305MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 357MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 8,093 samples)
Min Avg Max
294 Read 444 507
168 Write 413 494
219 Mixed 305 353
159 SusWrite 357 484
85.3% 380 MB/s
Min Avg Max
17.8 4K Read 26.1 31.1
34.6 4K Write 78.7 111
16.2 4K Mixed 33.4 40.8
124% 46.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
148 DQ Read 297 359
108 DQ Write 301 362
40 DQ Mixed 104 177
132% 234 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
65GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SAFM00.Y
SusWrite @10s intervals: 292 107 121 98 125 100 MB/s
Read 491
Write 402
Mixed 294
SusWrite 140
74% 332 MB/s
4K Read 29.9
4K Write 104
4K Mixed 39
150% 57.5 MB/s
DQ Read 310
DQ Write 350
DQ Mixed 64.6
122% 241 MB/s
240GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SAFM00.r
SusWrite @10s intervals: 362 424 430 430 438 433 MB/s
Read 462
Write 439
Mixed 304
SusWrite 420
91% 406 MB/s
4K Read 21.8
4K Write 56.7
4K Mixed 25
95% 34.5 MB/s
DQ Read 360
DQ Write 342
DQ Mixed 68.8
129% 257 MB/s
53GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SAFM001B
SusWrite @10s intervals: 155 137 101 101 101 145 MB/s
Read 490
Write 90
Mixed 156
SusWrite 123
47% 215 MB/s
4K Read 28
4K Write 89.7
4K Mixed 37.5
138% 51.7 MB/s
DQ Read 339
DQ Write 27.5
DQ Mixed 67.2
78% 145 MB/s
49GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SAFM02.H
SusWrite @10s intervals: 308 290 370 371 328 292 MB/s
Read 298
Write 425
Mixed 338
SusWrite 326
79% 347 MB/s
4K Read 20.9
4K Write 42.2
4K Mixed 25.7
87% 29.6 MB/s
DQ Read 277
DQ Write 243
DQ Mixed 159
147% 226 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 20,094,986 SSDs tested.

Typical SHSS37A480G 480GB Builds (Compare 33,828 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 74%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 55%
Yacht

Motherboard: Asus Z170 PRO GAMING - $228

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 63% - Good Total price: $1,004

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