Average Bench: 201% (19th of 873)

Based on 72 user benchmarks.  Models: KINGSTON SKC1000240G, NVMe KINGSTON SKC1000

Outstanding average bench

The Kingston SKC1000 NVMe PCIe M.2 240GB averaged 101.2% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Kingston SKC1000 NVMe PCIe M.2 240GB near the top of the comparison list.


Avg. Sequential Read Speed 1,993MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 1,306MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Kingston SKC1000 NVMe PCIe M.2 240GB is 117%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Kingston SKC1000 NVMe PCIe M.2 240GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 214MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 80.1MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 72 samples)
Min Avg Max
1,047 Read 1,993 2,476
388 Write 1,138 1,460
382 Mixed 1,306 1,723
327% 1,479 MB/s
Min Avg Max
20.6 4K Read 30.8 39.6
48.3 4K Write 88.4 116
18.2 4K Mixed 32.9 52.1
136% 50.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
27 DQ Read 214 587
88.8 DQ Write 279 583
16.2 DQ Mixed 80.1 180
107% 191 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
160GB free
Firmware: E7FT04.6 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Read 2,143
Write 1,417
Mixed 1,608
382% 1,723 MB/s
4K Read 30.6
4K Write 66.8
4K Mixed 43.9
138% 47.1 MB/s
DQ Read 589
DQ Write 634
DQ Mixed 162
246% 461 MB/s
160GB free
Firmware: E7FT04.6 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Read 1,395
Write 1,368
Mixed 1,347
306% 1,370 MB/s
4K Read 26.3
4K Write 65.8
4K Mixed 45.4
133% 45.8 MB/s
DQ Read 217
DQ Write 173
DQ Mixed 103
102% 164 MB/s
151GB free
Firmware: E7FT04.6 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Read 2,247
Write 843
Mixed 1,129
308% 1,406 MB/s
4K Read 24.1
4K Write 85.1
4K Mixed 19.5
107% 42.9 MB/s
DQ Read 31.9
DQ Write 347
DQ Mixed 19.1
65% 133 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 4,776,024 SSDs tested.


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Typical SKC1000 NVMe PCIe M.2 240GB Builds (Compare 4,771 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 99%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop 109%
Workstation 77%

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7 - $140

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 88% - Excellent Total price: $1,159

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