Average Bench: 59% (777th of 1040)

Based on 366 user benchmarks.  Models: KINGSTON SH103S390G, KINGSTON KINGSTON SH103S3

Average average bench

The Kingston HyperX 3K 90GB averaged 40.9% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This isn't a great result which indicates that there are much faster alternatives on the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 73.6MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 24.5MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Kingston HyperX 3K 90GB is 33.8%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Kingston HyperX 3K 90GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 101MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 111MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 366 samples)
Min Avg Max
303 Read 406 495
91.2 Write 111 127
143 Mixed 167 184
84.1 SusWrite 101 110
43% 196 MB/s
Min Avg Max
15.1 4K Read 24.5 33.9
34.8 4K Write 73.6 109
8.9 4K Mixed 22 39.8
104% 40 MB/s
Min Avg Max
23 DQ Read 131 195
62.4 DQ Write 107 125
8.57 DQ Mixed 76.7 148
68.9% 105 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
13GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 501ABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 103 106 112 109 112 104 MB/s
Read 385
Write 118
Mixed 180
SusWrite 108
43% 198 MB/s
4K Read 32.1
4K Write 91.1
4K Mixed 37.9
145% 53.7 MB/s
DQ Read 197
DQ Write 122
DQ Mixed 150
114% 156 MB/s
38GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 501ABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 103 95 110 109 110 105 MB/s
Read 312
Write 116
Mixed 173
SusWrite 105
39% 177 MB/s
4K Read 28.3
4K Write 72
4K Mixed 34.4
125% 44.9 MB/s
DQ Read 194
DQ Write 115
DQ Mixed 142
109% 151 MB/s
35GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 501ABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 97 103 104 104 102 100 MB/s
Read 315
Write 108
Mixed 174
SusWrite 102
38% 175 MB/s
4K Read 20.7
4K Write 48.3
4K Mixed 18.6
81% 29.2 MB/s
DQ Read 194
DQ Write 120
DQ Mixed 143
110% 152 MB/s
35GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 501ABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 107 107 109 111 107 107 MB/s
Read 319
Write 120
Mixed 163
SusWrite 108
39% 177 MB/s
4K Read 12
4K Write 72
4K Mixed 17.7
79% 33.9 MB/s
DQ Read 176
DQ Write 115
DQ Mixed 143
108% 145 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 32,766,020 SSDs tested.

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Typical HyperX 3K 90GB Builds (Compare 393 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 4%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 42%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 4%
Tree trunk

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-P35-DS3L

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 33% - Below average Total price: $300

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