Average Bench: 143% (150th of 1058)

Based on 157 user benchmarks.  Models: Kingston SHPM2280P2/960G, Kingston SHPM2280P2H/960G

Outstanding average bench

The Kingston HyperX Predator AHCI PCIe M.2 960GB averaged 42.9% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Kingston HyperX Predator AHCI PCIe M.2 960GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. Sequential Read Speed 1,042MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 897MB/s

Poor consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Kingston HyperX Predator AHCI PCIe M.2 960GB is 69.7%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Kingston HyperX Predator AHCI PCIe M.2 960GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 62.8MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 26.4MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 157 samples)
Min Avg Max
592 Read 1,042 1,221
350 Write 897 1,048
368 Mixed 663 954
252 SusWrite 781 1,038
190% 846 MB/s
Min Avg Max
21.4 4K Read 32.1 37.1
45.6 4K Write 79.2 109
13.9 4K Mixed 26.4 43.6
124% 45.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
26.8 DQ Read 279 423
77.6 DQ Write 258 326
14.1 DQ Mixed 62.8 112
104% 200 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
101GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0C5005T5 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 16 18 19 23 28 34 MB/s
Read 3,246
Write 35.3
Mixed 69.5
SusWrite 23
175% 844 MB/s
4K Read 342
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 1.5
521% 115 MB/s
852GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0C5005T5 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 788 1021 1030 1038 1065 1022 MB/s
Read 1,173
Write 870
Mixed 491
SusWrite 994
197% 882 MB/s
4K Read 37.9
4K Write 114
4K Mixed 38.9
167% 63.4 MB/s
DQ Read 348
DQ Write 310
DQ Mixed 108
142% 256 MB/s
803GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0C5005T5 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1012 1036 963 828 1058 1034 MB/s
Read 1,235
Write 1,009
Mixed 562
SusWrite 988
212% 949 MB/s
4K Read 35.8
4K Write 91.6
4K Mixed 42.2
157% 56.5 MB/s
DQ Read 31.9
DQ Write 308
DQ Mixed 105
101% 148 MB/s
761GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0C5005T5 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 910 965 1009 1014 1044 1024 MB/s
Read 1,107
Write 144
Mixed 516
SusWrite 994
153% 690 MB/s
4K Read 30.8
4K Write 77.1
4K Mixed 36.8
135% 48.2 MB/s
DQ Read 399
DQ Write 310
DQ Mixed 105
146% 271 MB/s
204GB free
Firmware: 0C5005T5 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 951 1055 1040 1032 1053 981 MB/s
Read 1,113
Write 1,047
Mixed 473
SusWrite 1,019
205% 913 MB/s
4K Read 30.9
4K Write 73.6
4K Mixed 36.4
132% 47 MB/s
DQ Read 335
DQ Write 316
DQ Mixed 114
143% 255 MB/s
553GB free
Firmware: 0C5005T6 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 590 843 909 863 786 856 MB/s
Read 1,029
Write 981
Mixed 535
SusWrite 808
188% 838 MB/s
4K Read 32
4K Write 70.5
4K Mixed 38.6
135% 47 MB/s
DQ Read 401
DQ Write 314
DQ Mixed 110
150% 275 MB/s
690GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0C5005T5 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 894 716 703 525 707 632 MB/s
Read 1,116
Write 930
Mixed 240
SusWrite 696
166% 745 MB/s
4K Read 34.3
4K Write 78
4K Mixed 40.9
146% 51.1 MB/s
DQ Read 378
DQ Write 302
DQ Mixed 107
144% 262 MB/s
440GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0C5005T6 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 675 763 777 723 761 783 MB/s
Read 867
Write 822
Mixed 506
SusWrite 747
165% 735 MB/s
4K Read 18.9
4K Write 65.7
4K Mixed 24
94% 36.2 MB/s
DQ Read 385
DQ Write 297
DQ Mixed 112
146% 265 MB/s
286GB free
Firmware: 0C5005T5 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 551 336 168 223 135 95 MB/s
Read 1,113
Write 1,029
Mixed 492
SusWrite 251
160% 721 MB/s
4K Read 33.5
4K Write 82
4K Mixed 40.9
147% 52.1 MB/s
DQ Read 403
DQ Write 316
DQ Mixed 82.2
137% 267 MB/s
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Workstation 91%
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Motherboard: Asus TUF Z370-PLUS GAMING - $300

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