Average Bench: 82.3% (395th of 1021)

Based on 7,444 user benchmarks.  Model: KINGSTON SA400S37960G

Very good average bench

The Kingston SA400S37960G 960GB averaged just 17.6% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Kingston SA400S37960G 960GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 170MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 30.3MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Kingston SA400S37960G 960GB is 57%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Kingston SA400S37960G 960GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Write Speed 261MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 288MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 7,444 samples)
Min Avg Max
200 Read 367 470
102 Write 261 442
75.7 Mixed 288 385
92.8 SusWrite 317 459
69.3% 308 MB/s
Min Avg Max
18.3 4K Read 30.3 39
17.2 4K Write 66.4 92.1
10.2 4K Mixed 33.1 43.2
123% 43.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
14.9 DQ Read 220 315
15.4 DQ Write 251 353
15.1 DQ Mixed 170 230
146% 214 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
479GB free
Firmware: SBFKK1B3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 467 470 470 470 470 471 MB/s
Read 419
Write 450
Mixed 383
SusWrite 470
97% 431 MB/s
4K Read 32.3
4K Write 93.6
4K Mixed 41.1
151% 55.7 MB/s
DQ Read 256
DQ Write 354
DQ Mixed 210
185% 273 MB/s
184GB free
Firmware: SBFKK1B3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 429 427 425 427 421 427 MB/s
Read 424
Write 214
Mixed 382
SusWrite 426
81% 361 MB/s
4K Read 29.3
4K Write 74.4
4K Mixed 35.5
129% 46.4 MB/s
DQ Read 152
DQ Write 186
DQ Mixed 156
121% 165 MB/s
498GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFK61F1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 364 261 109 104 94 106 MB/s
Read 446
Write 352
Mixed 334
SusWrite 173
73% 326 MB/s
4K Read 37.4
4K Write 86.8
4K Mixed 42.8
158% 55.7 MB/s
DQ Read 273
DQ Write 320
DQ Mixed 217
186% 270 MB/s
839GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFK61F1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 390 387 389 381 401 101 MB/s
Read 444
Write 202
Mixed 321
SusWrite 341
73% 327 MB/s
4K Read 31.6
4K Write 66.1
4K Mixed 33.4
126% 43.7 MB/s
DQ Read 282
DQ Write 289
DQ Mixed 209
178% 260 MB/s
839GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFK61F1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 397 396 402 369 239 39 MB/s
Read 165
Write 110
Mixed 315
SusWrite 307
51% 224 MB/s
4K Read 31.4
4K Write 61.6
4K Mixed 34.3
124% 42.4 MB/s
DQ Read 314
DQ Write 280
DQ Mixed 205
179% 266 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 26,444,441 SSDs tested.

Typical SA400S37960G 960GB Builds (Compare 57,165 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 57%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 74%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battleship

Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX B450-F GAMING - $135

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 84% - Excellent Total price: $654

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