Average Bench: 458% (5th of 1072)

Based on 10,369 user benchmarks.  Model: KINGSTON SKC3000D2048G

Outstanding average bench

The Kingston SKC3000D2048G 2TB averaged 358.3% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Kingston SKC3000D2048G 2TB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 1,559MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 3,805MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Kingston SKC3000D2048G 2TB is 336%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Kingston SKC3000D2048G 2TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 59.6MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 216MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 10,369 samples)
Min Avg Max
1,608 Read 2,506 3,121
1,958 Write 3,805 4,874
1,753 Mixed 2,879 3,480
1,475 SusWrite 3,054 4,791
694% 3,061 MB/s
Min Avg Max
40.1 4K Read 59.6 81.1
98.5 4K Write 216 357
65.3 4K Mixed 99.3 136
332% 125 MB/s
Min Avg Max
988 DQ Read 1,751 2,418
572 DQ Write 1,326 2,012
737 DQ Mixed 1,559 2,248
1,160% 1,545 MB/s
User Benchmarks BenchSequentialRandom 4kDeep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
1.5TB free
Firmware: EIFK51.2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 4242 4350 4352 4355 4368 4372 MB/s
Read 1,982
Write 3,041
Mixed 2,693
SusWrite 4,340
687% 3014 MB/s
4K Read 41.8
4K Write 285
4K Mixed 101
344% 143 MB/s
DQ Read 2,075
DQ Write 1,666
DQ Mixed 1881
1,405% 1,874 MB/s
1TB free (System drive)
Firmware: EIFK31.6
SusWrite @10s intervals: 4975 2443 2373 2327 2196 2391 MB/s
Read 2,861
Write 5,008
Mixed 3,499
SusWrite 2,784
803% 3,538 MB/s
4K Read 72.8
4K Write 311
4K Mixed 129
440% 171 MB/s
DQ Read 2,000
DQ Write 1,580
DQ Mixed 1,822
1,355% 1,801 MB/s
2TB free (System drive)
Firmware: EIFK31.6
SusWrite @10s intervals: 3823 2942 2580 1864 1857 2049 MB/s
Read 2,285
Write 4,438
Mixed 3,272
SusWrite 2,519
712% 3,129 MB/s
4K Read 81.9
4K Write 285
4K Mixed 125
435% 164 MB/s
DQ Read 1,680
DQ Write 1,201
DQ Mixed 1423
1,068% 1,434 MB/s
583GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EIFK31.6
SusWrite @10s intervals: 3551 2426 2393 1346 1342 1317 MB/s
Read 2,862
Write 2,989
Mixed 2,755
SusWrite 2,062
601% 2,667 MB/s
4K Read 49.6
4K Write 90.6
4K Mixed 68.3
211% 69.5 MB/s
DQ Read 766
DQ Write 374
DQ Mixed 606
441% 582 MB/s
902GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EIFK31.6
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2739 2486 1866 2032 1339 1448 MB/s
Read 2465
Write 2,521
Mixed 2,403
SusWrite 1,985
528% 2,343 MB/s
4K Read 46.8
4K Write 40.9
4K Mixed 43.6
148% 43.8 MB/s
DQ Read 1,418
DQ Write 187
DQ Mixed 376
384% 660 MB/s
413GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EIFK31.6
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1009 1276 426 31 64 67 MB/s
Read 1,618
Write 853
Mixed 1,016
SusWrite 478
220% 991 MB/s
4K Read 39.7
4K Write 135
4K Mixed 55
202% 76.6 MB/s
DQ Read 1121
DQ Write 788
DQ Mixed 951
711% 953 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 75,696,516 SSDs tested

Typical SKC3000D2048G 2TB Builds (Compare 8,963 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings
Gaming
Gaming 291%
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Desktop
Desktop 123%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 346%
UFO

Motherboard: Gigabyte Z790 AORUS ELITE AX - $230

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 97% - Outstanding Total price: $1,232

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