Average Bench: 205% (81st of 1058)

Based on 451 user benchmarks.  Model: KINGSTON SNVS500GB

Outstanding average bench

The Kingston SNVS500GB 500GB averaged 104.7% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Kingston SNVS500GB 500GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 485MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 801MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Kingston SNVS500GB 500GB is 118%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Kingston SNVS500GB 500GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 27.2MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 43.6MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 451 samples)
Min Avg Max
817 Read 1,313 1,484
513 Write 1,415 1,721
526 Mixed 979 1,101
514 SusWrite 1,135 1,689
273% 1,210 MB/s
Min Avg Max
31.2 4K Read 43.6 54.9
67.6 4K Write 137 192
20.2 4K Mixed 27.2 30.9
173% 69.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
633 DQ Read 688 710
305 DQ Write 801 1,141
385 DQ Mixed 485 518
437% 658 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
425GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S8542101
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1509 1517 1513 1501 1516 1509 MB/s
Read 1406
Write 1,506
Mixed 976
SusWrite 1,511
304% 1,350 MB/s
4K Read 41
4K Write 114
4K Mixed 25.2
155% 60.2 MB/s
DQ Read 705
DQ Write 1,003
DQ Mixed 493
474% 734 MB/s
376GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S8542101
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1512 1572 1567 1527 1281 212 MB/s
Read 1,392
Write 1,633
Mixed 1,073
SusWrite 1,278
303% 1,344 MB/s
4K Read 44.6
4K Write 150
4K Mixed 29.9
186% 75 MB/s
DQ Read 701
DQ Write 779
DQ Mixed 500
443% 660 MB/s
234GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S8542105
SusWrite @10s intervals: 613 1692 1161 505 181 599 MB/s
Read 1,494
Write 1,691
Mixed 1,099
SusWrite 792
285% 1,269 MB/s
4K Read 46.4
4K Write 174
4K Mixed 30.9
202% 83.9 MB/s
DQ Read 705
DQ Write 1,032
DQ Mixed 508
485% 749 MB/s
219GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S8542101
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1413 1553 955 585 472 260 MB/s
Read 1,374
Write 1,601
Mixed 1,070
SusWrite 873
277% 1,230 MB/s
4K Read 38.7
4K Write 113
4K Mixed 24.5
150% 58.8 MB/s
DQ Read 694
DQ Write 861
DQ Mixed 495
452% 683 MB/s
158GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S8542101
SusWrite @10s intervals: 433 562 336 258 165 174 MB/s
Read 1,216
Write 1,403
Mixed 943
SusWrite 321
218% 971 MB/s
4K Read 44.6
4K Write 120
4K Mixed 24.7
163% 63.1 MB/s
DQ Read 689
DQ Write 909
DQ Mixed 498
460% 699 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 49,561,048 SSDs tested.

Typical SNVS500GB 500GB Builds (Compare 31,643 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 89%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 85%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: MSI B450 GAMING PLUS MAX (MS-7B86)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 73% - Very good Total price: $764

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