Average Bench: 51.3% (869th of 1058)

Based on 113 user benchmarks.  Model: KINGSTON SA400S37 120GB

Average average bench

The Kingston SA400S37 120GB averaged 48.7% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This isn't a great result which indicates that there are much faster alternatives on the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 21.3MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 426MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Kingston SA400S37 120GB is 46.5%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Kingston SA400S37 120GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 16.7MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 78.9MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 113 samples)
Min Avg Max
308 Read 426 504
18.6 Write 263 407
19 Mixed 195 368
24.6 SusWrite 133 357
56.3% 254 MB/s
Min Avg Max
9.93 4K Read 21.3 29.9
8.72 4K Write 52.1 103
0.57 4K Mixed 10.1 24.7
72.8% 27.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
23 DQ Read 78.9 145
11.1 DQ Write 163 330
0.3 DQ Mixed 16.7 40.6
42.4% 86.3 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
75GB free (System drive)
Firmware: T0910A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 82 23 60 64 65 67 MB/s
Read 427
Write 365
Mixed 334
SusWrite 60.3
66% 297 MB/s
4K Read 20
4K Write 90.9
4K Mixed 21.9
106% 44.3 MB/s
DQ Read 128
DQ Write 262
DQ Mixed 1.5
56% 130 MB/s
81GB free (System drive)
Firmware: FW200326
SusWrite @10s intervals: 292 181 116 112 223 70 MB/s
Read 362
Write 293
Mixed 283
SusWrite 166
62% 276 MB/s
4K Read 20
4K Write 45
4K Mixed 7.3
64% 24.1 MB/s
DQ Read 119
DQ Write 252
DQ Mixed 16.2
60% 129 MB/s
27GB free (System drive)
Firmware: T0420A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 90 75 47 39 17 89 MB/s
Read 432
Write 193
Mixed 226
SusWrite 59.3
50% 228 MB/s
4K Read 20.6
4K Write 7.4
4K Mixed 0.9
36% 9.63 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 47,197,072 SSDs tested.

Typical SA400S37 120GB Builds (Compare 651 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 7%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 63%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 6%
Tree trunk

System: HP Compaq Elite 8300 MT

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 77% - Very good Total price: $200

Popular SA400S37 120GB systems:

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