Average Bench: 59.1% (794th of 1058)

Based on 71 user benchmarks.  Model: Kingston SA400S37/120G

Average average bench

The Kingston SA400S37/120G 120GB averaged 40.9% 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 22.8MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 64.3MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Kingston SA400S37/120G 120GB is 46.2%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Kingston SA400S37/120G 120GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 149MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 93.9MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 71 samples)
Min Avg Max
330 Read 426 496
108 Write 308 413
15.1 Mixed 236 391
40.9 SusWrite 149 354
62.3% 280 MB/s
Min Avg Max
10.7 4K Read 22.8 32.6
8.62 4K Write 64.3 112
0.4 4K Mixed 16 30.7
89.1% 34.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
26.4 DQ Read 93.9 185
12.7 DQ Write 214 328
0.4 DQ Mixed 36.2 94.5
61.2% 115 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
81GB free (System drive)
Firmware: T0929A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 258 129 94 95 85 69 MB/s
Read 421
Write 327
Mixed 298
SusWrite 121
65% 292 MB/s
4K Read 29.6
4K Write 79.5
4K Mixed 20.7
113% 43.3 MB/s
DQ Read 71.9
DQ Write 299
DQ Mixed 0.6
54% 124 MB/s
15GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFK71E0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 176 202 194 205 204 196 MB/s
Read 382
Write 89.4
Mixed 193
SusWrite 196
48% 215 MB/s
4K Read 20.4
4K Write 75.8
4K Mixed 28
107% 41.4 MB/s
DQ Read 58.6
DQ Write 179
DQ Mixed 93.4
79% 110 MB/s
94GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFK71E0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 208 211 211 210 209 209 MB/s
Read 368
Write 209
Mixed 219
SusWrite 209
56% 251 MB/s
4K Read 18.3
4K Write 49.7
4K Mixed 22.9
83% 30.3 MB/s
DQ Read 59.7
DQ Write 157
DQ Mixed 94.2
76% 104 MB/s
83GB free (System drive)
Firmware: T0929A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 248 89 85 79 86 107 MB/s
Read 409
Write 319
Mixed 14.6
SusWrite 116
47% 215 MB/s
4K Read 18.8
4K Write 48.9
4K Mixed 20.7
81% 29.5 MB/s
DQ Read 77.5
DQ Write 299
DQ Mixed 31.6
70% 136 MB/s
16GB free (System drive)
Firmware: T0929A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 152 44 2.5 2.9 2.9 3 MB/s
Read 329
Write 166
Mixed 298
SusWrite 34.5
46% 207 MB/s
4K Read 26.9
4K Write 9.9
4K Mixed 8.1
56% 15 MB/s
DQ Read 55.5
DQ Write 169
DQ Mixed 0.4
33% 75.1 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 47,128,829 SSDs tested.

Typical SA400S37/120G 120GB Builds (Compare 492 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 2%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 50%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 2%
Tree trunk

System: Acer Aspire 4752

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 55% - Above average Total price: $225

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