Average Bench: 217% (11th of 873)

Based on 39 user benchmarks.  Model: KINGSTON SKC1000480G

Outstanding average bench

The Kingston SKC1000 NVMe PCIe M.2 480GB averaged 116.8% 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 2,118MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 1,477MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Kingston SKC1000 NVMe PCIe M.2 480GB is 127%. 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 215MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 30MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 39 samples)
Min Avg Max
750 Read 2,118 3,746
390 Write 1,347 4,240
604 Mixed 1,477 4,088
365% 1,647 MB/s
Min Avg Max
17.1 4K Read 31 65.6
28.7 4K Write 83.1 125
14.8 4K Mixed 30 58.2
129% 48 MB/s
Min Avg Max
19.5 DQ Read 215 979
27.2 DQ Write 275 598
12.1 DQ Mixed 92.7 199
112% 194 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
415GB free
Firmware: E7FT04.6 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Read 2,546
Write 1,495
Mixed 1,668
420% 1,903 MB/s
4K Read 36.6
4K Write 90.6
4K Mixed 51.7
170% 59.6 MB/s
DQ Read 296
DQ Write 205
DQ Mixed 114
122% 205 MB/s
300GB free
Firmware: E7FT04.6 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Read 2,178
Write 1,404
Mixed 1,612
384% 1,731 MB/s
4K Read 31.8
4K Write 115
4K Mixed 52.2
176% 66.2 MB/s
DQ Read 599
DQ Write 502
DQ Mixed 168
230% 423 MB/s
383GB free
Firmware: E7FT04.6 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Read 2,626
Write 1,515
Mixed 1,612
423% 1,918 MB/s
4K Read 40.4
4K Write 119
4K Mixed 28.2
160% 62.5 MB/s
DQ Read 40.3
DQ Write 117
DQ Mixed 199
117% 119 MB/s
398GB free
Firmware: E7FT04.6 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Read 2,280
Write 1,417
Mixed 1,539
386% 1,745 MB/s
4K Read 27.1
4K Write 114
4K Mixed 27.1
136% 56.2 MB/s
DQ Read 36.8
DQ Write 114
DQ Mixed 25.9
34% 58.9 MB/s
384GB free
Firmware: E7FT04.6 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Read 2,341
Write 1,099
Mixed 1,208
340% 1,549 MB/s
4K Read 27.1
4K Write 100
4K Mixed 24.2
125% 50.5 MB/s
DQ Read 29.4
DQ Write 93.6
DQ Mixed 17
26% 46.7 MB/s
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Typical SKC1000 NVMe PCIe M.2 480GB Builds (Compare 576 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 131%
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Desktop
Desktop 128%
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Workstation
Workstation 150%
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Motherboard: Asus ROG ZENITH EXTREME

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 95% - Outstanding Total price: $1,903

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