Average Bench: 80.9% (407th of 1011)

Based on 1,618 user benchmarks.  Model: KINGSTON SM2280S3G2240G

Very good average bench

The Kingston SM2280S3G2240G 240GB averaged just 19.1% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Kingston SM2280S3G2240G 240GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 138MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 80.4MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Kingston SM2280S3G2240G 240GB is 40%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Kingston SM2280S3G2240G 240GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 224MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 272MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,618 samples)
Min Avg Max
293 Read 447 510
97.4 Write 273 326
106 Mixed 272 315
118 SusWrite 224 317
67.7% 304 MB/s
Min Avg Max
13.9 4K Read 25.9 31.9
37.2 4K Write 80.4 113
15.9 4K Mixed 32.3 40.4
123% 46.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
161 DQ Read 274 317
90.8 DQ Write 247 322
69 DQ Mixed 138 157
137% 220 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
176GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SAFM01.R
SusWrite @10s intervals: 316 292 216 200 221 MB/s
Read 460
Write 324
Mixed 299
SusWrite 253
75% 334 MB/s
4K Read 27.8
4K Write 110
4K Mixed 38
149% 58.6 MB/s
DQ Read 302
DQ Write 300
DQ Mixed 157
158% 253 MB/s
88GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SAFM01.W
SusWrite @10s intervals: 199 226 188 214 180 211 MB/s
Read 511
Write 325
Mixed 282
SusWrite 203
74% 330 MB/s
4K Read 21.5
4K Write 115
4K Mixed 41
146% 59 MB/s
DQ Read 320
DQ Write 305
DQ Mixed 158
161% 261 MB/s
199GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SAFM01.W
SusWrite @10s intervals: 310 305 312 312 313 312 MB/s
Read 444
Write 322
Mixed 279
SusWrite 311
76% 339 MB/s
4K Read 27.2
4K Write 74.9
4K Mixed 31.9
122% 44.7 MB/s
DQ Read 225
DQ Write 307
DQ Mixed 150
146% 227 MB/s
64GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SAFM01.W
SusWrite @10s intervals: 213 224 246 248 199 227 MB/s
Read 493
Write 326
Mixed 311
SusWrite 226
76% 339 MB/s
4K Read 30.7
4K Write 75.6
4K Mixed 36.7
134% 47.7 MB/s
DQ Read 30.3
DQ Write 299
DQ Mixed 130
110% 153 MB/s
77GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SAFM01.R
SusWrite @10s intervals: 199 139 161 148 152 166 MB/s
Read 412
Write 146
Mixed 281
SusWrite 161
55% 250 MB/s
4K Read 26.3
4K Write 82.4
4K Mixed 33.2
126% 47.3 MB/s
DQ Read 226
DQ Write 74.5
DQ Mixed 137
105% 146 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 17,664,733 SSDs tested.

Typical SM2280S3G2240G 240GB Builds (Compare 6,356 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 51%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 32%
Sail boat

System: Asus ROG GL552VW GAMING LAPTOP - $1,049

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Total price: $1,049

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