Average Bench: 204% (83rd of 1058)

Based on 1,872 user benchmarks.  Model: KINGSTON SNVS500G

Outstanding average bench

The Kingston SNVS500G 500GB averaged 103.6% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Kingston SNVS500G 500GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 958MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 1,100MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Kingston SNVS500G 500GB is 104%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Kingston SNVS500G 500GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 638MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 46.7MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,872 samples)
Min Avg Max
632 Read 1,209 1,397
562 Write 1,523 1,849
540 Mixed 1,203 1,396
467 SusWrite 638 790
258% 1,143 MB/s
Min Avg Max
31.8 4K Read 46.7 55.7
79.5 4K Write 154 221
40.3 4K Mixed 67.7 84.1
239% 89.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
652 DQ Read 1,100 1,328
314 DQ Write 815 1,192
381 DQ Mixed 958 1,314
716% 958 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
466GB free
Firmware: EDFK0N01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1470 1146 512 510 508 501 MB/s
Read 1,354
Write 1,670
Mixed 1,406
SusWrite 774
293% 1301 MB/s
4K Read 53.4
4K Write 199
4K Mixed 80.6
290% 111 MB/s
DQ Read 1,327
DQ Write 1,149
DQ Mixed 1,243
930% 1,240 MB/s
429GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EDFK0N01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1049 569 569 573 554 565 MB/s
Read 1,330
Write 1853
Mixed 1402
SusWrite 646
295% 1,308 MB/s
4K Read 54.8
4K Write 212
4K Mixed 82.8
301% 116 MB/s
DQ Read 1,291
DQ Write 1077
DQ Mixed 1,188
888% 1,185 MB/s
421GB free
Firmware: EDFK0N01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1141 1149 489 500 494 505 MB/s
Read 1,306
Write 1,858
Mixed 1,383
SusWrite 713
297% 1,315 MB/s
4K Read 54.9
4K Write 195
4K Mixed 81.5
291% 110 MB/s
DQ Read 1177
DQ Write 716
DQ Mixed 999
730% 964 MB/s
437GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EDFK0N01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 959 537 551 562 567 563 MB/s
Read 1,376
Write 1,786
Mixed 1,346
SusWrite 623
289% 1,283 MB/s
4K Read 50.8
4K Write 170
4K Mixed 73.4
261% 98.2 MB/s
DQ Read 1,075
DQ Write 684
DQ Mixed 896
663% 885 MB/s
409GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EDFK0N01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 580 582 583 579 579 585 MB/s
Read 1,102
Write 572
Mixed 560
SusWrite 581
156% 704 MB/s
4K Read 41.7
4K Write 210
4K Mixed 50.7
239% 101 MB/s
DQ Read 942
DQ Write 626
DQ Mixed 648
520% 738 MB/s
402GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EDFK0N01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 653 528 540 545 543 569 MB/s
Read 673
Write 765
Mixed 1,004
SusWrite 563
170% 751 MB/s
4K Read 43.1
4K Write 111
4K Mixed 54.4
194% 69.4 MB/s
DQ Read 629
DQ Write 422
DQ Mixed 558
408% 536 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 47,244,480 SSDs tested.

Typical SNVS500G 500GB Builds (Compare 4,267 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 78%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 74%
Battleship

Motherboard: MSI B450 TOMAHAWK MAX II (MS-7C02)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 69% - Good Total price: $734

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