Average Bench: 78.8% (443rd of 1010)

Based on 2,998 user benchmarks.  Model: KINGSTON SA400S37960G

Good average bench

The Kingston SA400S37960G 960GB averaged 21.1% 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 165MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 30.1MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Kingston SA400S37960G 960GB is 56.3%. 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 216MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 256MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,998 samples)
Min Avg Max
176 Read 355 477
99.9 Write 216 430
87.5 Mixed 256 356
96.3 SusWrite 301 443
63.2% 282 MB/s
Min Avg Max
16.4 4K Read 30.1 39.7
19.5 4K Write 61.4 88.9
10.8 4K Mixed 32.1 43.6
119% 41.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
14.4 DQ Read 207 315
15.7 DQ Write 228 335
14.9 DQ Mixed 165 230
139% 200 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
894GB free
Firmware: SBFK61F1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 332 403 436 408 103 97 MB/s
Read 453
Write 402
Mixed 342
SusWrite 296
84% 373 MB/s
4K Read 40.7
4K Write 86
4K Mixed 42.7
162% 56.5 MB/s
DQ Read 312
DQ Write 336
DQ Mixed 221
195% 290 MB/s
838GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFK61F1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 430 432 423 125 82 94 MB/s
Read 451
Write 407
Mixed 344
SusWrite 264
82% 367 MB/s
4K Read 36.2
4K Write 80
4K Mixed 40.8
150% 52.3 MB/s
DQ Read 283
DQ Write 327
DQ Mixed 219
189% 276 MB/s
235GB free
Firmware: SBFK61F1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 424 448 430 367 158 101 MB/s
Read 428
Write 250
Mixed 324
SusWrite 321
74% 331 MB/s
4K Read 37.5
4K Write 71.1
4K Mixed 38.4
144% 49 MB/s
DQ Read 263
DQ Write 297
DQ Mixed 208
177% 256 MB/s
773GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFK61F1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 290 327 379 378 187 96 MB/s
Read 436
Write 367
Mixed 316
SusWrite 276
78% 349 MB/s
4K Read 28
4K Write 63.9
4K Mixed 32.8
118% 41.6 MB/s
DQ Read 314
DQ Write 332
DQ Mixed 224
196% 290 MB/s
773GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFK61F1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 266 370 407 301 99 99 MB/s
Read 288
Write 114
Mixed 338
SusWrite 257
56% 249 MB/s
4K Read 32.5
4K Write 74.4
4K Mixed 35.6
134% 47.5 MB/s
DQ Read 313
DQ Write 323
DQ Mixed 229
197% 289 MB/s
833GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFK61F1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 327 320 386 383 192 83 MB/s
Read 158
Write 112
Mixed 313
SusWrite 282
49% 216 MB/s
4K Read 29.7
4K Write 47.2
4K Mixed 27.3
105% 34.7 MB/s
DQ Read 275
DQ Write 305
DQ Mixed 204
177% 261 MB/s
713GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFK61F1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 428 415 438 420 148 102 MB/s
Read 199
Write 106
Mixed 86.8
SusWrite 325
40% 179 MB/s
4K Read 19.3
4K Write 21.7
4K Mixed 12.9
57% 18 MB/s
DQ Read 15.8
DQ Write 17.4
DQ Mixed 16.5
12% 16.6 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 18,540,655 SSDs tested.

Typical SA400S37960G 960GB Builds (Compare 10,150 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 63%
Destroyer

Motherboard: MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98) - $110

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 71% - Very good Total price: $871

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