Average Bench: 59.9% (782nd of 1058)

Based on 415 user benchmarks.  Models: KINGSTON SH103S390G, KINGSTON KINGSTON SH103S3

Average average bench

The Kingston HyperX 3K 90GB averaged 40.0% 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-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 86.5MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 73.5MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Kingston HyperX 3K 90GB is 34.4%. 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 112MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 415 samples)
Min Avg Max
297 Read 398 494
91.5 Write 112 127
143 Mixed 168 184
81.1 SusWrite 101 110
42.7% 195 MB/s
Min Avg Max
15.5 4K Read 25 34.6
34.7 4K Write 73.5 109
9.17 4K Mixed 23.9 40.1
107% 40.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
23.2 DQ Read 137 196
62.6 DQ Write 108 125
8.61 DQ Mixed 86.5 148
74.5% 110 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
84GB free
Firmware: 501ABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 89 109 109 108 109 109 MB/s
Read 388
Write 127
Mixed 176
SusWrite 106
44% 199 MB/s
4K Read 29.5
4K Write 66.7
4K Mixed 32.5
122% 42.9 MB/s
DQ Read 193
DQ Write 119
DQ Mixed 112
95% 141 MB/s
16GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 501ABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 100 94 102 99 99 102 MB/s
Read 320
Write 110
Mixed 163
SusWrite 99.3
38% 173 MB/s
4K Read 24
4K Write 66.3
4K Mixed 29.4
109% 39.9 MB/s
DQ Read 180
DQ Write 107
DQ Mixed 132
101% 139 MB/s
47GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 501ABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 105 104 104 104 105 104 MB/s
Read 334
Write 118
Mixed 163
SusWrite 104
40% 180 MB/s
4K Read 18.9
4K Write 57.7
4K Mixed 22
87% 32.9 MB/s
DQ Read 114
DQ Write 119
DQ Mixed 126
92% 119 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 45,261,108 SSDs tested.

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Typical HyperX 3K 90GB Builds (Compare 659 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 4%
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Desktop
Desktop 41%
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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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