Average Bench: 83.7% (398th of 1040)

Based on 18,170 user benchmarks.  Model: KINGSTON SA400S37960G

Very good average bench

The Kingston SA400S37960G 960GB averaged just 16.3% 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 147MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 28.4MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Kingston SA400S37960G 960GB is 54.1%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Kingston SA400S37960G 960GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 302MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 305MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 18,170 samples)
Min Avg Max
209 Read 396 502
34.1 Write 305 453
53.7 Mixed 302 405
129 SusWrite 356 461
76.3% 340 MB/s
Min Avg Max
16.1 4K Read 28.4 38.3
16.3 4K Write 67.5 101
10.7 4K Mixed 30.6 42.8
118% 42.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
22 DQ Read 202 314
15.2 DQ Write 252 355
15.6 DQ Mixed 147 226
133% 200 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
591GB free
Firmware: SBFKK1C3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 237 459 454 459 458 458 MB/s
Read 386
Write 133
Mixed 342
SusWrite 421
72% 321 MB/s
4K Read 29.3
4K Write 70.3
4K Mixed 36.6
128% 45.4 MB/s
DQ Read 221
DQ Write 324
DQ Mixed 209
176% 251 MB/s
794GB free
Firmware: S3401103
SusWrite @10s intervals: 429 422 422 421 422 422 MB/s
Read 473
Write 422
Mixed 396
SusWrite 423
96% 428 MB/s
4K Read 26.8
4K Write 88.7
4K Mixed 28.3
124% 47.9 MB/s
DQ Read 201
DQ Write 180
DQ Mixed 104
102% 161 MB/s
388GB free
Firmware: SBFK61F1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 284 424 427 449 446 446 MB/s
Read 232
Write 106
Mixed 99.9
SusWrite 413
48% 213 MB/s
4K Read 22
4K Write 40
4K Mixed 26.5
88% 29.5 MB/s
DQ Read 53.6
DQ Write 81.4
DQ Mixed 99.3
66% 78.1 MB/s
256GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S3401103
SusWrite @10s intervals: 147 463 468 160 13 14 MB/s
Read 497
Write 23
Mixed 50.5
SusWrite 211
42% 195 MB/s
4K Read 30.2
4K Write 19.1
4K Mixed 12
71% 20.4 MB/s
DQ Read 153
DQ Write 23.2
DQ Mixed 30.6
37% 69 MB/s
601GB free
Firmware: SBFKK1C3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 271 455 457 460 461 458 MB/s
Read 210
Write 9.2
Mixed 19.6
SusWrite 427
37% 167 MB/s
4K Read 19.5
4K Write 13.5
4K Mixed 10.9
51% 14.6 MB/s
DQ Read 29.2
DQ Write 36.5
DQ Mixed 70.3
43% 45.3 MB/s
528GB free
Firmware: SBFK62B3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 386 397 406 404 401 381 MB/s
Read 222
Write 102
Mixed 85
SusWrite 396
45% 201 MB/s
4K Read 18.1
4K Write 19.3
4K Mixed 11.2
52% 16.2 MB/s
DQ Read 13.6
DQ Write 14.9
DQ Mixed 14.3
11% 14.3 MB/s
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Typical SA400S37960G 960GB Builds (Compare 66,820 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 101%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 95%
Nuclear submarine

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 66% - Good Total price: $935

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