Average Bench: 81% (452nd of 1058)

Based on 31,710 user benchmarks.  Model: KINGSTON SA400S37960G

Very good average bench

The Kingston SA400S37960G 960GB averaged just 18.9% 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 137MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 28MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Kingston SA400S37960G 960GB is 55.8%. 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 288MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 294MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 31,710 samples)
Min Avg Max
207 Read 397 506
32.5 Write 294 448
41.3 Mixed 288 405
113 SusWrite 330 459
73.4% 327 MB/s
Min Avg Max
16.1 4K Read 28 37.8
15.3 4K Write 67.1 106
9.97 4K Mixed 28.9 42.2
115% 41.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
24.8 DQ Read 203 314
15.9 DQ Write 253 353
17.2 DQ Mixed 137 226
129% 198 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
802GB free
Firmware: SBFKK1C3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 376 466 466 462 452 384 MB/s
Read 391
Write 281
Mixed 351
SusWrite 434
82% 364 MB/s
4K Read 33.2
4K Write 94.3
4K Mixed 41.9
154% 56.5 MB/s
DQ Read 256
DQ Write 354
DQ Mixed 206
184% 272 MB/s
258GB free
Firmware: S3402101
SusWrite @10s intervals: 454 456 456 456 457 224 MB/s
Read 490
Write 437
Mixed 413
SusWrite 417
99% 439 MB/s
4K Read 27.9
4K Write 110
4K Mixed 30.7
140% 56.3 MB/s
DQ Read 174
DQ Write 352
DQ Mixed 94.1
120% 207 MB/s
541GB free
Firmware: SBFKK1C3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 385 456 460 460 461 462 MB/s
Read 407
Write 448
Mixed 396
SusWrite 447
96% 424 MB/s
4K Read 30.3
4K Write 77.7
4K Mixed 37.2
135% 48.4 MB/s
DQ Read 257
DQ Write 346
DQ Mixed 207
182% 270 MB/s
196GB free
Firmware: SBFK61F1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 409 425 425 337 101 129 MB/s
Read 443
Write 262
Mixed 320
SusWrite 304
74% 332 MB/s
4K Read 38.4
4K Write 85.9
4K Mixed 43.3
159% 55.9 MB/s
DQ Read 261
DQ Write 298
DQ Mixed 210
177% 256 MB/s
697GB free
Firmware: S3402101
SusWrite @10s intervals: 446 439 438 437 439 427 MB/s
Read 509
Write 385
Mixed 93.1
SusWrite 438
80% 356 MB/s
4K Read 25.3
4K Write 103
4K Mixed 15.2
112% 47.7 MB/s
DQ Read 145
DQ Write 272
DQ Mixed 44.5
80% 154 MB/s
121GB free
Firmware: S3401103
SusWrite @10s intervals: 335 469 471 471 466 382 MB/s
Read 515
Write 16.2
Mixed 36.3
SusWrite 432
55% 250 MB/s
4K Read 34.5
4K Write 13.4
4K Mixed 19.1
84% 22.3 MB/s
DQ Read 192
DQ Write 335
DQ Mixed 86.6
116% 205 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 47,207,092 SSDs tested.

Typical SA400S37960G 960GB Builds (Compare 93,928 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: 66% - Good Total price: $1,000

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


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