Average Bench: 79% (487th of 1058)

Based on 23,936 user benchmarks.  Model: KINGSTON SA400S37960G

Good average bench

The Kingston SA400S37960G 960GB averaged 21.0% 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 130MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 27.5MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Kingston SA400S37960G 960GB is 57.1%. 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 281MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 286MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 23,936 samples)
Min Avg Max
202 Read 399 508
31 Write 281 447
44.9 Mixed 286 406
97 SusWrite 324 456
72.3% 322 MB/s
Min Avg Max
15.1 4K Read 27.5 38
14.3 4K Write 63.8 106
8.7 4K Mixed 27.9 42.1
111% 39.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
24.5 DQ Read 195 313
15.3 DQ Write 230 353
15.8 DQ Mixed 130 226
121% 185 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
534GB free
Firmware: S3401103
SusWrite @10s intervals: 471 461 460 460 459 460 MB/s
Read 481
Write 470
Mixed 411
SusWrite 462
103% 456 MB/s
4K Read 30.5
4K Write 115
4K Mixed 30.2
146% 58.6 MB/s
DQ Read 159
DQ Write 347
DQ Mixed 92.1
116% 199 MB/s
739GB free
Firmware: S3402101
SusWrite @10s intervals: 418 404 401 438 442 445 MB/s
Read 513
Write 389
Mixed 387
SusWrite 425
96% 429 MB/s
4K Read 29.5
4K Write 114
4K Mixed 30.3
144% 57.8 MB/s
DQ Read 224
DQ Write 322
DQ Mixed 112
130% 219 MB/s
695GB free
Firmware: SBFKK1C3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 341 471 467 463 457 462 MB/s
Read 405
Write 265
Mixed 387
SusWrite 443
84% 375 MB/s
4K Read 31.2
4K Write 85.1
4K Mixed 38.8
142% 51.7 MB/s
DQ Read 256
DQ Write 341
DQ Mixed 204
180% 267 MB/s
837GB free
Firmware: SBFK61F1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 420 434 438 357 100 99 MB/s
Read 465
Write 279
Mixed 336
SusWrite 308
78% 347 MB/s
4K Read 37.7
4K Write 77
4K Mixed 40.9
150% 51.9 MB/s
DQ Read 314
DQ Write 321
DQ Mixed 222
193% 286 MB/s
90GB free
Firmware: SBFK61F1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 404 228 140 25 96 215 MB/s
Read 450
Write 146
Mixed 316
SusWrite 185
61% 274 MB/s
4K Read 23
4K Write 56.3
4K Mixed 29.1
102% 36.1 MB/s
DQ Read 260
DQ Write 298
DQ Mixed 207
176% 255 MB/s
90GB free
Firmware: SBFK61F1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 375 66 65 104 84 121 MB/s
Read 330
Write 104
Mixed 89.5
SusWrite 136
36% 165 MB/s
4K Read 14.5
4K Write 18.2
4K Mixed 10.6
45% 14.4 MB/s
DQ Read 14.5
DQ Write 15.7
DQ Mixed 14.8
11% 15 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 44,074,098 SSDs tested.

Typical SA400S37960G 960GB Builds (Compare 84,889 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 100%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 94%
Nuclear submarine

Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX B450-F GAMING - $130

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 64% - Good Total price: $963

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60-70 °C while downloading good read speed slow write speed


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