Average Bench: 79% (496th of 1071)

Based on 44,760 user benchmarks.  Model: KINGSTON SA400S37960G

Good average bench

The Kingston SA400S37960G 960GB averaged 20.9% 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 126MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 26.6MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Kingston SA400S37960G 960GB is 56.6%. 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 276MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 285MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 44,760 samples)
Min Avg Max
187 Read 393 504
34.4 Write 285 445
30.7 Mixed 276 407
118 SusWrite 331 457
72.1% 321 MB/s
Min Avg Max
13.8 4K Read 26.6 37.5
14.5 4K Write 66.7 111
9.1 4K Mixed 27 42.1
110% 40.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
15 DQ Read 195 303
13.1 DQ Write 246 352
14.9 DQ Mixed 126 219
121% 189 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
885GB free
Firmware: SBFKZ1.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 410 469 467 470 469 469 MB/s
Read 398
Write 438
Mixed 386
SusWrite 459
95% 420 MB/s
4K Read 34
4K Write 92.1
4K Mixed 43.5
156% 56.5 MB/s
DQ Read 251
DQ Write 358
DQ Mixed 212
186% 274 MB/s
567GB free
Firmware: SBFKK1C3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 440 442 444 440 446 445 MB/s
Read 402
Write 433
Mixed 380
SusWrite 443
94% 414 MB/s
4K Read 31.8
4K Write 83.4
4K Mixed 39.3
143% 51.5 MB/s
DQ Read 163
DQ Write 199
DQ Mixed 159
126% 174 MB/s
892GB free
Firmware: SAL20104
SusWrite @10s intervals: 399 405 407 414 415 414 MB/s
Read 480
Write 412
Mixed 408
SusWrite 409
96% 427 MB/s
4K Read 33.3
4K Write 89.1
4K Mixed 34.3
142% 52.2 MB/s
DQ Read 172
DQ Write 189
DQ Mixed 122
108% 161 MB/s
520GB free
Firmware: SBFK61F1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 415 420 421 279 99 105 MB/s
Read 430
Write 384
Mixed 314
SusWrite 290
80% 355 MB/s
4K Read 36.5
4K Write 82.1
4K Mixed 39.6
150% 52.7 MB/s
DQ Read 282
DQ Write 327
DQ Mixed 220
189% 276 MB/s
709GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFKK1C3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 400 417 423 408 418 418 MB/s
Read 356
Write 409
Mixed 362
SusWrite 414
87% 385 MB/s
4K Read 26.1
4K Write 57.3
4K Mixed 30.6
109% 38 MB/s
DQ Read 232
DQ Write 278
DQ Mixed 190
161% 234 MB/s
710GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFKZ1.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 392 381 436 459 465 445 MB/s
Read 112
Write 65.5
Mixed 32.1
SusWrite 430
36% 160 MB/s
4K Read 14.3
4K Write 15.1
4K Mixed 10.2
43% 13.2 MB/s
DQ Read 11.7
DQ Write 12.7
DQ Mixed 12.1
9% 12.2 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 63,158,347 SSDs tested.

Typical SA400S37960G 960GB Builds (Compare 20,985 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 113%
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Desktop
Desktop 96%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 104%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98) - $140

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 73% - Very good Total price: $1,138

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


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