Average Bench: 80.1% (407th of 1003)

Based on 1,406 user benchmarks.  Model: KINGSTON SA400S37960G

Very good average bench

The Kingston SA400S37960G 960GB averaged just 19.8% 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 171MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 30.5MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Kingston SA400S37960G 960GB is 55.1%. 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 235MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 267MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,406 samples)
Min Avg Max
199 Read 361 477
104 Write 235 440
87.6 Mixed 267 359
113 SusWrite 303 443
65.3% 291 MB/s
Min Avg Max
17 4K Read 30.5 39.3
18.8 4K Write 62.2 88.3
11.3 4K Mixed 32.2 43.6
120% 41.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
14.5 DQ Read 221 315
15.9 DQ Write 240 337
15.1 DQ Mixed 171 231
145% 211 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
616GB free
Firmware: SBFK61F1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 450 447 426 436 259 102 MB/s
Read 483
Write 450
Mixed 368
SusWrite 353
93% 414 MB/s
4K Read 37
4K Write 84.4
4K Mixed 41.7
154% 54.4 MB/s
DQ Read 222
DQ Write 286
DQ Mixed 206
169% 238 MB/s
684GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFK61F1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 434 434 429 344 100 99 MB/s
Read 455
Write 350
Mixed 328
SusWrite 307
81% 360 MB/s
4K Read 37
4K Write 79
4K Mixed 41.8
152% 52.6 MB/s
DQ Read 272
DQ Write 316
DQ Mixed 208
180% 265 MB/s
593GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFK61F1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 425 435 436 329 112 145 MB/s
Read 401
Write 111
Mixed 204
SusWrite 314
57% 257 MB/s
4K Read 37.9
4K Write 83.3
4K Mixed 43.3
157% 54.8 MB/s
DQ Read 246
DQ Write 300
DQ Mixed 211
176% 252 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 15,811,555 SSDs tested.

Typical SA400S37960G 960GB Builds (Compare 28,294 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 67%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 70%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX B350-F GAMING - $120

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 114% - Outstanding Total price: $543

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