Average Bench: 70.3% (626th of 1037)

Based on 240 user benchmarks.  Model: KingFast

Good average bench

The KingFast 480GB averaged 29.7% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This isn't a great result which indicates that there are much faster alternatives on the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 70.6MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 246MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the KingFast 480GB is 100%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the KingFast 480GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 230MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 38.1MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 240 samples)
Min Avg Max
357 Read 521 1,400
229 Write 417 554
14.2 Mixed 314 587
64 SusWrite 230 459
82.8% 371 MB/s
Min Avg Max
12 4K Read 24.1 43.5
5.41 4K Write 70.6 131
0.4 4K Mixed 15.1 31.6
93.2% 36.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
23.1 DQ Read 155 611
7.1 DQ Write 246 528
0.5 DQ Mixed 38.1 186
74.5% 146 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
164GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S0318B0G
SusWrite @10s intervals: 670 535 889 732 303 752 MB/s
Read 1,784
Write 1,514
Mixed 811
SusWrite 647
265% 1,189 MB/s
4K Read 42.4
4K Write 79.2
4K Mixed 25.7
139% 49.1 MB/s
DQ Read 912
DQ Write 771
DQ Mixed 534
484% 739 MB/s
110GB free
Firmware: R0423A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 12 192 271 11 52 11 MB/s
Read 486
Write 405
Mixed 373
SusWrite 91.5
76% 339 MB/s
4K Read 23.1
4K Write 94.6
4K Mixed 19.7
110% 45.8 MB/s
DQ Read 101
DQ Write 331
DQ Mixed 0.6
63% 144 MB/s
136GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S0424A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 8 125 307 10 11 115 MB/s
Read 416
Write 337
Mixed 322
SusWrite 96.1
65% 293 MB/s
4K Read 17.3
4K Write 58.3
4K Mixed 16.8
79% 30.8 MB/s
DQ Read 122
DQ Write 216
DQ Mixed 0.8
48% 113 MB/s
380GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S1115A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 244 403 158 119 94 94 MB/s
Read 478
Write 374
Mixed 40.3
SusWrite 185
60% 269 MB/s
4K Read 25.9
4K Write 18.7
4K Mixed 2
52% 15.5 MB/s
DQ Read 125
DQ Write 288
DQ Mixed 1.6
60% 138 MB/s
124GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S0924A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 56 26 17 55 48 12 MB/s
Read 491
Write 332
Mixed 49
SusWrite 35.4
50% 227 MB/s
4K Read 24.7
4K Write 17
4K Mixed 1.9
49% 14.5 MB/s
DQ Read 148
DQ Write 36.8
DQ Mixed 42.1
44% 75.5 MB/s
290GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S0222A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 4 263 69 9.3 67 5 MB/s
Read 503
Write 442
Mixed 358
SusWrite 69.5
76% 343 MB/s
4K Read 27.3
4K Write 6.3
4K Mixed 0.4
45% 11.3 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 31,583,307 SSDs tested.

Typical KingFast 480GB Builds (Compare 10,105 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 58%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 53%
Yacht

Motherboard: MSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48) - $118

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 75% - Very good Total price: $750

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