HyperX Savage USB 3.1 Flash Drive Review

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Test System Configuration

Before we look at the numbers, let’s take a brief look at the test system that was used. All testing was done on a fresh install of Windows 8.1 Pro 64-bit and benchmarks were completed on the desktop with no other software programs running. Windows has had the power option set to high performance.

ASUS X99 Sabertooth Motherboard

The Intel X99 platform that we used to test the HyperX Savage 128GB drive was based around the ASUS X99 Sabertooth motherboard with BIOS 2001 that came out on 11/18/2015.  We used the boards SuperSpeed+ USB 3.1 port to ensure the highest possible speeds.

Intel X99 Test Bench

Intel LGA 2011v3 Test Platform
Component Brand/Model Live Pricing


Core i7 5960X


ASUSX99 Sabertooth


Crucial Ballistix 2400MHz 32GB

OS Drive

Corsair Neutron XT 240GB

Power Supply

Corsair AX860i

Operating System

Windows 8.1 Pro 64-Bit

The HyperX Savage 128GB drive came formatted with the FAT32 file system and we left it configured that way for testing.

savage capacity

Let’s see the benchmarks!

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