Average Bench: 325% (17th of 1058)

Based on 1,072 user benchmarks.  Model: KINGSTON SKC2500M81000G

Outstanding average bench

The Kingston SKC2500M81000G 1TB averaged 225.1% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Kingston SKC2500M81000G 1TB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 638MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 2,487MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Kingston SKC2500M81000G 1TB is 179%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Kingston SKC2500M81000G 1TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 160MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 58.5MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,072 samples)
Min Avg Max
1,364 Read 2,487 2,858
1,054 Write 1,819 2,214
929 Mixed 1,576 1,804
835 SusWrite 1,526 2,089
414% 1,852 MB/s
Min Avg Max
42 4K Read 58.5 65.6
80.9 4K Write 160 215
54.7 4K Mixed 80.7 96.2
277% 99.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
693 DQ Read 1,191 1,396
414 DQ Write 921 1,262
458 DQ Mixed 638 668
591% 917 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
717GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S7780101
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2203 2211 1705 1855 1702 1211 MB/s
Read 2,870
Write 2,181
Mixed 1803
SusWrite 1,814
485% 2,167 MB/s
4K Read 64.5
4K Write 197
4K Mixed 93.1
321% 118 MB/s
DQ Read 1,358
DQ Write 1,080
DQ Mixed 658
645% 1,032 MB/s
669GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S7780102
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1910 1937 2003 1607 1459 1178 MB/s
Read 2,806
Write 2,018
Mixed 1,752
SusWrite 1,683
462% 2,065 MB/s
4K Read 60.9
4K Write 175
4K Mixed 88.6
298% 108 MB/s
DQ Read 1,344
DQ Write 989
DQ Mixed 647
624% 993 MB/s
697GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S7780101
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1458 1435 1224 1463 1190 1480 MB/s
Read 2,490
Write 1,515
Mixed 1,521
SusWrite 1,375
385% 1,725 MB/s
4K Read 60.9
4K Write 176
4K Mixed 88.9
299% 109 MB/s
DQ Read 1,319
DQ Write 930
DQ Mixed 656
616% 968 MB/s
931GB free
Firmware: S7780101
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1637 1659 1652 1665 1660 1659 MB/s
Read 1,420
Write 1,614
Mixed 1,435
SusWrite 1,655
346% 1,531 MB/s
4K Read 50.9
4K Write 117
4K Mixed 68.8
227% 78.9 MB/s
DQ Read 872
DQ Write 614
DQ Mixed 664
517% 717 MB/s
793GB free
Firmware: S7780100
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1443 1452 1377 1242 1024 1003 MB/s
Read 1,982
Write 1,455
Mixed 1,438
SusWrite 1,257
343% 1,533 MB/s
4K Read 39.9
4K Write 33.6
4K Mixed 33.7
121% 35.7 MB/s
DQ Read 914
DQ Write 658
DQ Mixed 657
526% 743 MB/s
399GB free
Firmware: S7780100
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1124 917 913 918 912 910 MB/s
Read 1,444
Write 1143
Mixed 970
SusWrite 949
252% 1,126 MB/s
4K Read 50.9
4K Write 110
4K Mixed 64.7
218% 75.3 MB/s
DQ Read 1,129
DQ Write 457
DQ Mixed 545
469% 710 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 47,198,060 SSDs tested.

Typical SKC2500M81000G 1TB Builds (Compare 4,153 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 105%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 121%
UFO

System: Komplett PC

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 66% - Good Total price: $1,051

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