Average Bench: 57.7% (766th of 1016)

Based on 316 user benchmarks.  Models: KINGSTON SH103S390G, KINGSTON KINGSTON SH103S3

Average average bench

The Kingston HyperX 3K 90GB averaged 42.2% 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.


Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 71.9MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 24MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Kingston HyperX 3K 90GB is 32.5%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Kingston HyperX 3K 90GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. Sustained Write Speed 101MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 110MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 316 samples)
Min Avg Max
303 Read 411 496
90.1 Write 110 126
143 Mixed 167 184
81 SusWrite 101 110
43.2% 197 MB/s
Min Avg Max
15.1 4K Read 24 33.5
34.8 4K Write 71.9 105
8.79 4K Mixed 20.3 39.2
100% 38.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
22 DQ Read 124 195
59.5 DQ Write 106 124
8.33 DQ Mixed 67.3 147
63.4% 99 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
33GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 501ABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 103 103 104 100 101 101 MB/s
Read 376
Write 120
Mixed 172
SusWrite 102
42% 192 MB/s
4K Read 30.7
4K Write 74
4K Mixed 33
128% 45.9 MB/s
DQ Read 193
DQ Write 121
DQ Mixed 148
113% 154 MB/s
42GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 501ABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 102 107 101 108 108 108 MB/s
Read 333
Write 125
Mixed 173
SusWrite 106
41% 184 MB/s
4K Read 28.9
4K Write 70.7
4K Mixed 29.1
118% 42.9 MB/s
DQ Read 183
DQ Write 122
DQ Mixed 131
104% 145 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 22,383,299 SSDs tested.


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Typical HyperX 3K 90GB Builds (Compare 51 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 18%
Desktop 31%
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Workstation 17%

Motherboard: Asrock A785GMH/128M

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 23% - Poor Total price: $230

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