Average Bench: 212% (12th of 860)

Based on 27 user benchmarks.  Models: KINGSTON SKC1000240G, NVMe KINGSTON SKC1000

Outstanding average bench

The Kingston SKC1000 NVMe PCIe M.2 240GB averaged 111.6% 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 2,109MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 1,428MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Kingston SKC1000 NVMe PCIe M.2 240GB is 108%. 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 222MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 77.4MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 27 samples)
Min Avg Max
1,231 Read 2,109 2,533
426 Write 1,236 1,473
410 Mixed 1,428 1,775
352% 1,591 MB/s
Min Avg Max
19 4K Read 30.7 41.6
37.9 4K Write 90.6 141
18.6 4K Mixed 31.6 55.6
135% 51 MB/s
Min Avg Max
26.6 DQ Read 222 812
84.6 DQ Write 274 752
16.1 DQ Mixed 77.4 192
106% 191 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
188GB free
Firmware: E7FT04.6 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Read 2,453
Write 1,456
Mixed 1,586
405% 1,832 MB/s
4K Read 15.6
4K Write 57.3
4K Mixed 42.9
109% 38.6 MB/s
DQ Read 30.6
DQ Write 207
DQ Mixed 19.8
44% 85.9 MB/s
125GB free
Firmware: E7FT04.6 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Read 2,062
Write 838
Mixed 1,115
293% 1,338 MB/s
4K Read 26
4K Write 66.2
4K Mixed 33.6
118% 41.9 MB/s
DQ Read 219
DQ Write 143
DQ Mixed 84.4
89% 149 MB/s
152GB free
Firmware: E7FT04.6 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Read 2,160
Write 827
Mixed 1,109
299% 1,365 MB/s
4K Read 22.5
4K Write 56.8
4K Mixed 18.6
88% 32.6 MB/s
DQ Read 26.7
DQ Write 154
DQ Mixed 16.1
34% 65.7 MB/s
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Typical SKC1000 NVMe PCIe M.2 240GB Builds (Compare 5,649 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 63%
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Desktop
Desktop 89%
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Workstation
Workstation 48%
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Motherboard: Asrock Z77 Extreme4 - $340

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 79% - Very good Total price: $1,252

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