Average Bench: 209% (13th of 860)

Based on 4 user benchmarks.  Model: KINGSTON SKC1000960G

Outstanding average bench

The Kingston SKC1000 NVMe PCIe M.2 960GB averaged 108.8% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Kingston SKC1000 NVMe PCIe M.2 960GB near the top of the comparison list.


Avg. Sequential Read Speed 1,894MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 1,393MB/s

Unknown consistency

There are too few samples to reasonably determine how consistently this SSD perfroms. This result should be interpreted with caution.


Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 213MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 201MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 4 samples)
Min Avg Max
1,277 Read 1,894 2,477
1,058 Write 1,284 1,473
1,218 Mixed 1,393 1,664
338% 1,524 MB/s
Min Avg Max
27.1 4K Read 31.7 36.5
49.6 4K Write 77.5 88.1
37.5 4K Mixed 44.1 49.3
145% 51.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
37.4 DQ Read 213 290
102 DQ Write 201 242
67.7 DQ Mixed 108 132
108% 174 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
894GB free
Firmware: E7FT04.6 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Read 2,477
Write 1,473
Mixed 1,664
414% 1,871 MB/s
4K Read 34.5
4K Write 86.9
4K Mixed 49.3
162% 56.9 MB/s
DQ Read 37.4
DQ Write 102
DQ Mixed 132
83% 90.4 MB/s
828GB free
Firmware: E7FT04.6 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Read 2,326
Write 1,058
Mixed 1,218
337% 1,534 MB/s
4K Read 28.6
4K Write 88.1
4K Mixed 37.5
138% 51.4 MB/s
DQ Read 240
DQ Write 239
DQ Mixed 67.7
98% 182 MB/s
497GB free
Firmware: E7FT04.6 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Read 1,495
Write 1,328
Mixed 1,430
316% 1,418 MB/s
4K Read 36.5
4K Write 85.3
4K Mixed 47.6
161% 56.5 MB/s
DQ Read 290
DQ Write 242
DQ Mixed 117
128% 216 MB/s
795GB free
Firmware: E7FT04.6 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Read 1,277
Write 1,277
Mixed 1,262
284% 1,272 MB/s
4K Read 27.1
4K Write 49.6
4K Mixed 41.8
121% 39.5 MB/s
DQ Read 285
DQ Write 223
DQ Mixed 115
124% 208 MB/s

 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 4,121,346 SSDs tested.


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Typical SKC1000 NVMe PCIe M.2 960GB Builds (Compare 4,899 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 125%
Desktop 111%
Workstation 120%

Motherboard: Asus CROSSHAIR VI HERO - $235

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 106% - Outstanding Total price: $2,065

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