Average Bench: 218% (9th of 857)

Based on 8 user benchmarks.  Models: KINGSTON SKC1000240G, NVMe KINGSTON SKC1000

Outstanding average bench

The Kingston SKC1000 NVMe PCIe M.2 240GB averaged 117.9% 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.

Strengths

Avg. Sequential Read Speed 2,004MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 1,483MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Kingston SKC1000 NVMe PCIe M.2 240GB is 110%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Kingston SKC1000 NVMe PCIe M.2 240GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 261MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 97.8MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 8 samples)
Min Avg Max
1,231 Read 2,004 2,435
795 Write 1,281 1,446
1,006 Mixed 1,483 1,726
352% 1,589 MB/s
Min Avg Max
21.8 4K Read 31.8 41.6
66.2 4K Write 99.7 141
23.2 4K Mixed 38.7 55.6
151% 56.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
26.6 DQ Read 261 812
84.6 DQ Write 348 752
16.2 DQ Mixed 97.8 191
132% 236 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
173GB free
Firmware: E7FT04.6 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Read 2,435
Write 1,446
Mixed 1,726
413% 1,869 MB/s
4K Read 41.6
4K Write 118
4K Mixed 48.5
188% 69.5 MB/s
DQ Read 812
DQ Write 752
DQ Mixed 191
306% 585 MB/s
160GB free
Firmware: E7FT Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Read 2,210
Write 1,365
Mixed 1,724
391% 1,766 MB/s
4K Read 35.2
4K Write 138
4K Mixed 56.4
198% 76.4 MB/s
DQ Read 829
DQ Write 742
DQ Mixed 21.9
226% 531 MB/s
189GB free
Firmware: E7FT04.6 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Read 2,244
Write 1,391
Mixed 1,631
388% 1,755 MB/s
4K Read 32.1
4K Write 66.2
4K Mixed 42.5
138% 46.9 MB/s
DQ Read 168
DQ Write 136
DQ Mixed 78.8
79% 128 MB/s
192GB free
Firmware: 04.6 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Read 2,096
Write 1,306
Mixed 1,638
372% 1,680 MB/s
4K Read 21.8
4K Write 98
4K Mixed 23.2
115% 47.7 MB/s
DQ Read 27.6
DQ Write 92.4
DQ Mixed 23.6
29% 47.9 MB/s
191GB free
Firmware: E7FT04.6 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Read 1,542
Write 1,365
Mixed 1,312
314% 1,406 MB/s
4K Read 32.2
4K Write 82
4K Mixed 23.5
122% 45.9 MB/s
DQ Read 35.9
DQ Write 126
DQ Mixed 25
35% 62.2 MB/s
198GB free
Firmware: E7FT04.6 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Read 1,850
Write 795
Mixed 1,006
267% 1,217 MB/s
4K Read 23.6
4K Write 97.2
4K Mixed 34.6
132% 51.8 MB/s
DQ Read 463
DQ Write 517
DQ Mixed 111
189% 364 MB/s

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Typical SKC1000 NVMe PCIe M.2 240GB Builds (Compare 368 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 72%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 95%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 51%
Yacht

Motherboard: MSI H270 GAMING M3 (MS-7A62) - $124

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 106% - Outstanding Total price: $729

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