Average Bench: 82.7% (406th of 1037)

Based on 12,108 user benchmarks.  Model: KINGSTON SA400S37960G

Very good average bench

The Kingston SA400S37960G 960GB averaged just 17.3% 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 160MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 29MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Kingston SA400S37960G 960GB is 51.8%. 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 275MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 293MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 12,108 samples)
Min Avg Max
203 Read 380 496
37 Write 275 446
67.6 Mixed 293 392
101 SusWrite 332 455
71.9% 320 MB/s
Min Avg Max
16.9 4K Read 29 38.5
18.4 4K Write 67 93.8
10.6 4K Mixed 31.7 43.3
120% 42.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
27.1 DQ Read 216 315
17.5 DQ Write 254 353
17.7 DQ Mixed 160 229
142% 210 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
841GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFKK1C3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 469 463 450 466 464 465 MB/s
Read 389
Write 419
Mixed 387
SusWrite 463
94% 415 MB/s
4K Read 31.2
4K Write 79.7
4K Mixed 39.1
140% 50 MB/s
DQ Read 256
DQ Write 354
DQ Mixed 206
183% 272 MB/s
750GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFKK1B3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 427 434 441 438 438 432 MB/s
Read 398
Write 416
Mixed 364
SusWrite 435
91% 403 MB/s
4K Read 30.4
4K Write 76.4
4K Mixed 37.3
134% 48 MB/s
DQ Read 256
DQ Write 332
DQ Mixed 204
179% 264 MB/s
578GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFKK1B3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 405 426 432 442 443 443 MB/s
Read 395
Write 290
Mixed 371
SusWrite 432
84% 372 MB/s
4K Read 28.8
4K Write 74
4K Mixed 36.1
129% 46.3 MB/s
DQ Read 253
DQ Write 336
DQ Mixed 202
178% 264 MB/s
667GB free
Firmware: SBFK61F1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 435 437 456 141 455 463 MB/s
Read 204
Write 107
Mixed 348
SusWrite 398
60% 264 MB/s
4K Read 36.8
4K Write 76.8
4K Mixed 40.2
148% 51.3 MB/s
DQ Read 315
DQ Write 349
DQ Mixed 226
199% 297 MB/s
819GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFKK1B3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 374 383 381 404 408 408 MB/s
Read 382
Write 318
Mixed 332
SusWrite 393
80% 356 MB/s
4K Read 25.9
4K Write 59.3
4K Mixed 29.6
108% 38.3 MB/s
DQ Read 252
DQ Write 323
DQ Mixed 196
174% 257 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 31,727,796 SSDs tested.

Typical SA400S37960G 960GB Builds (Compare 42,938 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 97%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 92%
Nuclear submarine

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 66% - Good Total price: $896

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