Average Bench: 52.4% (861st of 1058)

Based on 169 user benchmarks.  Model: KINGSTON SA400S37 240GB

Average average bench

The Kingston SA400S37 240GB averaged 47.6% 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 21.7MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 436MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Kingston SA400S37 240GB is 59%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Kingston SA400S37 240GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 21.4MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 152MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 169 samples)
Min Avg Max
335 Read 436 507
98.6 Write 338 420
10 Mixed 223 382
36 SusWrite 152 403
63.9% 287 MB/s
Min Avg Max
9.85 4K Read 21.7 30.9
3.6 4K Write 47.2 107
0.3 4K Mixed 10.3 26
71% 26.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
38.4 DQ Read 105 167
8.75 DQ Write 189 337
0.4 DQ Mixed 21.4 39.7
51.8% 105 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
71GB free
Firmware: T0910A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 426 425 425 56 64 21 MB/s
Read 479
Write 421
Mixed 317
SusWrite 236
81% 363 MB/s
4K Read 27.1
4K Write 89.8
4K Mixed 26.1
122% 47.7 MB/s
DQ Read 128
DQ Write 318
DQ Mixed 37.7
82% 161 MB/s
80GB free (System drive)
Firmware: T0420A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 268 134 110 43 98 45 MB/s
Read 500
Write 418
Mixed 368
SusWrite 116
78% 350 MB/s
4K Read 23
4K Write 83.7
4K Mixed 21.2
106% 42.6 MB/s
DQ Read 122
DQ Write 342
DQ Mixed 31.4
82% 165 MB/s
168GB free (System drive)
Firmware: R0430A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 144 58 55 55 58 58 MB/s
Read 489
Write 375
Mixed 148
SusWrite 71.4
60% 271 MB/s
4K Read 25.4
4K Write 26.5
4K Mixed 8.3
63% 20.1 MB/s
DQ Read 83.9
DQ Write 65.5
DQ Mixed 5
23% 51.5 MB/s
103GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S0423B0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 41 80 8.4 3.7 55 4 MB/s
Read 449
Write 354
Mixed 10.5
SusWrite 32
46% 211 MB/s
4K Read 15.7
4K Write 5.8
4K Mixed 0.4
27% 7.3 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 47,194,534 SSDs tested.

Typical SA400S37 240GB Builds (Compare 12 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 5%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 53%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 5%
Tree trunk

System: Sony VPCF22SFX

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 63% - Good Total price: $199

Popular SA400S37 240GB systems:

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