Average Bench: 192% (52nd of 955)

Based on 436 user benchmarks.  Models: KINGSTON SKC1000240G, NVMe KINGSTON SKC1000

Outstanding average bench

The Kingston KC1000 NVMe PCIe M.2 240GB averaged 92.3% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Kingston KC1000 NVMe PCIe M.2 240GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. Sequential Read Speed 1,900MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 1,158MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Kingston KC1000 NVMe PCIe M.2 240GB is 135%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Kingston KC1000 NVMe PCIe M.2 240GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 290MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 33.3MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 436 samples)
Min Avg Max
849 Read 1,900 2,462
228 Write 1,031 1,449
377 Mixed 1,158 1,681
198 SusWrite 574 896
259% 1,166 MB/s
Min Avg Max
19 4K Read 33.3 39.8
40 4K Write 84.9 114
17.6 4K Mixed 33.3 52.8
138% 50.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
27.1 DQ Read 290 849
78.4 DQ Write 303 755
16.8 DQ Mixed 109 510
134% 234 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
173GB free (System drive)
Firmware: E7FT04.6 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 920 1007 810 805 805 510 MB/s
Read 1,045
Write 1,141
Mixed 764
SusWrite 810
212% 940 MB/s
4K Read 38.8
4K Write 110
4K Mixed 55
188% 68 MB/s
DQ Read 972
DQ Write 765
DQ Mixed 618
530% 785 MB/s
116GB free
Firmware: E7FT04.6 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1216 971 828 834 800 728 MB/s
Read 1,116
Write 1,317
Mixed 758
SusWrite 896
230% 1,022 MB/s
4K Read 37.3
4K Write 89.1
4K Mixed 49.8
168% 58.7 MB/s
DQ Read 728
DQ Write 762
DQ Mixed 616
499% 702 MB/s
117GB free (System drive)
Firmware: E7FT04.6 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1162 944 738 838 783 727 MB/s
Read 1,162
Write 1,297
Mixed 775
SusWrite 865
230% 1,025 MB/s
4K Read 36.8
4K Write 76.9
4K Mixed 46.7
156% 53.5 MB/s
DQ Read 739
DQ Write 552
DQ Mixed 620
470% 637 MB/s
130GB free (System drive)
Firmware: E7FT04.6 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 817 808 807 495 183 214 MB/s
Read 921
Write 1,081
Mixed 508
SusWrite 554
172% 766 MB/s
4K Read 33.8
4K Write 93.3
4K Mixed 44.1
157% 57.1 MB/s
DQ Read 899
DQ Write 769
DQ Mixed 513
472% 727 MB/s
123GB free (System drive)
Firmware: E7FT04.6 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 798 713 689 433 181 264 MB/s
Read 905
Write 878
Mixed 461
SusWrite 513
154% 689 MB/s
4K Read 33.7
4K Write 111
4K Mixed 44.7
167% 63.1 MB/s
DQ Read 886
DQ Write 768
DQ Mixed 499
464% 718 MB/s
146GB free (System drive)
Firmware: E7FT04.9 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 157 148 152 154 409 190 MB/s
Read 996
Write 153
Mixed 221
SusWrite 201
85% 393 MB/s
4K Read 31.4
4K Write 85.5
4K Mixed 37.4
141% 51.4 MB/s
DQ Read 783
DQ Write 161
DQ Mixed 163
199% 369 MB/s
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AmazonUS $1208 mins
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Typical KC1000 NVMe PCIe M.2 240GB Builds (Compare 8,650 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 17%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 77%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 46%
Yacht

System: Lenovo 80WK

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 156% - Outstanding Total price: $120

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