Average Bench: 228% (7th of 860)

Based on 20 user benchmarks.  Model: KINGSTON SKC1000480G

Outstanding average bench

The Kingston SKC1000 NVMe PCIe M.2 480GB averaged 128.2% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Kingston SKC1000 NVMe PCIe M.2 480GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. Sequential Read Speed 2,247MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 1,569MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Kingston SKC1000 NVMe PCIe M.2 480GB is 114%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Kingston SKC1000 NVMe PCIe M.2 480GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 186MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 29.2MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 20 samples)
Min Avg Max
1,449 Read 2,247 3,746
823 Write 1,458 4,240
604 Mixed 1,569 4,088
389% 1,758 MB/s
Min Avg Max
19.4 4K Read 32.8 65.6
36.4 4K Write 81.1 125
14.8 4K Mixed 29.2 58.2
130% 47.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
21.4 DQ Read 186 636
47.6 DQ Write 278 598
13.6 DQ Mixed 81.6 199
104% 182 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
92GB free
Firmware: E7FT04.6 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Read 2,288
Write 1,439
Mixed 1,523
387% 1,750 MB/s
4K Read 26.8
4K Write 59.6
4K Mixed 14.8
91% 33.7 MB/s
DQ Read 22.7
DQ Write 127
DQ Mixed 13.6
28% 54.6 MB/s
405GB free
Firmware: E7FTD4.7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Read 2,130
Write 1,374
Mixed 1,560
374% 1,688 MB/s
4K Read 19.4
4K Write 36.4
4K Mixed 16.5
70% 24.1 MB/s
DQ Read 25.8
DQ Write 47.6
DQ Mixed 16.5
18% 29.9 MB/s
120GB free
Firmware: E7FT04.6 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Read 1,909
Write 1,057
Mixed 1,224
308% 1,397 MB/s
4K Read 27.1
4K Write 67.1
4K Mixed 31.5
117% 41.9 MB/s
DQ Read 150
DQ Write 132
DQ Mixed 71.7
73% 118 MB/s
100GB free
Firmware: E7FT04.6 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Read 2,018
Write 997
Mixed 604
263% 1,206 MB/s
4K Read 26.4
4K Write 62
4K Mixed 15.6
93% 34.7 MB/s
DQ Read 24.3
DQ Write 133
DQ Mixed 14.3
30% 57.1 MB/s
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Typical SKC1000 NVMe PCIe M.2 480GB Builds (Compare 258 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 131%
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Desktop
Desktop 131%
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Workstation
Workstation 152%
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Motherboard: Asus ROG ZENITH EXTREME

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 95% - Outstanding Total price: $1,910

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