Average Bench: 55.4% (834th of 1058)

Based on 291 user benchmarks.  Model: KINGSTON SA400S37/240GB

Average average bench

The Kingston SA400S37/240GB 240GB averaged 44.5% 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 22.4MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 446MB/s

Poor consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Kingston SA400S37/240GB 240GB is 60.7%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Kingston SA400S37/240GB 240GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 21.7MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 94.6MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 291 samples)
Min Avg Max
355 Read 446 506
173 Write 350 429
9.12 Mixed 237 382
37 SusWrite 169 412
66.9% 300 MB/s
Min Avg Max
9.78 4K Read 22.4 30.9
4.22 4K Write 51.5 109
0.1 4K Mixed 11.4 25.4
75.7% 28.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
24.3 DQ Read 94.6 134
10.2 DQ Write 195 338
0.3 DQ Mixed 21.7 39
51.5% 104 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: T0420A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 245 153 153 76 79 71 MB/s
Read 480
Write 346
Mixed 344
SusWrite 130
72% 325 MB/s
4K Read 25.6
4K Write 95.9
4K Mixed 22.1
118% 47.9 MB/s
DQ Read 116
DQ Write 321
DQ Mixed 30.4
77% 156 MB/s
154GB free (System drive)
Firmware: FW201105
SusWrite @10s intervals: 375 382 386 378 376 378 MB/s
Read 446
Write 388
Mixed 345
SusWrite 379
88% 390 MB/s
4K Read 22.5
4K Write 39.4
4K Mixed 10.5
68% 24.1 MB/s
DQ Read 184
DQ Write 266
DQ Mixed 17.5
71% 156 MB/s
83GB free
Firmware: S0918A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 383 95 65 19 19 20 MB/s
Read 460
Write 367
Mixed 322
SusWrite 100
70% 312 MB/s
4K Read 20.3
4K Write 102
4K Mixed 23.6
115% 48.8 MB/s
DQ Read 83.1
DQ Write 316
DQ Mixed 35.6
75% 145 MB/s
151GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 258 131 28 30 43 72 MB/s
Read 424
Write 366
Mixed 342
SusWrite 93.5
68% 306 MB/s
4K Read 20.6
4K Write 87.9
4K Mixed 15
97% 41.2 MB/s
DQ Read 126
DQ Write 319
DQ Mixed 30.6
78% 158 MB/s
188GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S1211A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 314 317 307 312 319 306 MB/s
Read 385
Write 318
Mixed 298
SusWrite 313
74% 329 MB/s
4K Read 8.7
4K Write 46.3
4K Mixed 11.7
53% 22.2 MB/s
DQ Read 112
DQ Write 321
DQ Mixed 30
77% 155 MB/s
139GB free
Firmware: S0918A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 164 27 28 19 19 27 MB/s
Read 468
Write 418
Mixed 20.4
SusWrite 47.3
52% 238 MB/s
4K Read 24
4K Write 17
4K Mixed 0.4
46% 13.8 MB/s
DQ Read 60
DQ Write 16.9
DQ Mixed 0.5
10% 25.8 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 45,507,643 SSDs tested.

Typical SA400S37/240GB 240GB Builds (Compare 7,698 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 41%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 74%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 36%
Jet ski

System: Default string

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 59% - Above average Total price: $220

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