Average Bench: 213% (15th of 873)

Based on 10 user benchmarks.  Model: KINGSTON SKC1000960G

Outstanding average bench

The Kingston SKC1000 NVMe PCIe M.2 960GB averaged 112.9% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Kingston SKC1000 NVMe PCIe M.2 960GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. Sequential Read Speed 2,024MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 1,359MB/s

Poor consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Kingston SKC1000 NVMe PCIe M.2 960GB is 63.9%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Kingston SKC1000 NVMe PCIe M.2 960GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 80.7MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 333MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 10 samples)
Min Avg Max
1,277 Read 2,024 2,477
967 Write 1,233 1,473
1,139 Mixed 1,359 1,664
340% 1,539 MB/s
Min Avg Max
20.5 4K Read 29.1 36.5
49.6 4K Write 81.1 110
25.5 4K Mixed 37.2 49.3
135% 49.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
33 DQ Read 333 653
102 DQ Write 351 650
16 DQ Mixed 80.7 132
133% 255 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
412GB free
Firmware: E7FT04.6 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
4KALIGNED
Read 2,131
Write 1,374
Mixed 1,469
367% 1,658 MB/s
4K Read 20.5
4K Write 71.2
4K Mixed 29.2
106% 40.3 MB/s
DQ Read 653
DQ Write 650
DQ Mixed 16
187% 440 MB/s
419GB free
Firmware: E7FT04.6 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Read 2,260
Write 1,412
Mixed 1,480
380% 1,717 MB/s
4K Read 31
4K Write 91.2
4K Mixed 29
132% 50.4 MB/s
DQ Read 33
DQ Write 279
DQ Mixed 21.3
56% 111 MB/s
828GB free
Firmware: E7FT04.6 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Read 2,206
Write 1043
Mixed 1,206
326% 1,485 MB/s
4K Read 25
4K Write 64.4
4K Mixed 38.1
121% 42.5 MB/s
DQ Read 493
DQ Write 428
DQ Mixed 101
174% 341 MB/s
810GB free
Firmware: E7FT04.6 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Read 2,064
Write 989
Mixed 1,169
309% 1,407 MB/s
4K Read 23.3
4K Write 72.8
4K Mixed 25.5
107% 40.6 MB/s
DQ Read 440
DQ Write 528
DQ Mixed 17.6
143% 329 MB/s
836GB free
Firmware: E7FT04.6 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Read 1,758
Write 967
Mixed 1,139
284% 1,288 MB/s
4K Read 31.5
4K Write 91.9
4K Mixed 36.7
144% 53.4 MB/s
DQ Read 373
DQ Write 382
DQ Mixed 93.9
149% 283 MB/s

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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 4,776,024 SSDs tested.

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Gaming 48%
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Desktop
Desktop 109%
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Workstation 87%
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Motherboard: Asus X99-WS/IPMI

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 106% - Outstanding Total price: $1,262

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