Average Bench: 233% (71st of 1072)

Based on 18,653 user benchmarks.  Model: KINGSTON SNV2S500G

Outstanding average bench

The Kingston SNV2S500G 500GB averaged 132.6% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Kingston SNV2S500G 500GB near the top of the comparison list.


Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 744MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 1,026MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Kingston SNV2S500G 500GB is 196%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Kingston SNV2S500G 500GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 44MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 52.6MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 18,653 samples)
Min Avg Max
528 Read 1,804 2,448
292 Write 1,629 2,676
429 Mixed 1,346 2,051
150 SusWrite 951 1,854
321% 1,433 MB/s
Min Avg Max
25.6 4K Read 44 64.5
63.3 4K Write 140 250
18.5 4K Mixed 52.6 94.8
208% 78.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
530 DQ Read 1,026 1,503
244 DQ Write 745 1,323
206 DQ Mixed 744 1,295
594% 838 MB/s
User Benchmarks BenchSequentialRandom 4kDeep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
336GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CRTP1311
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2162 2426 2260 1414 946 463 MB/s
Read 2,202
Write 2,299
Mixed 1,550
SusWrite 1,612
431% 1,915 MB/s
4K Read 48.1
4K Write 151
4K Mixed 67.5
239% 88.9 MB/s
DQ Read 759
DQ Write 1484
DQ Mixed 775
687% 1,006 MB/s
218GB free (System drive)
Firmware: ELFK0S.6
SusWrite @10s intervals: 461 142 114 97 118 116 MB/s
Read 1,574
Write 2,641
Mixed 1,937
SusWrite 174
357% 1,582 MB/s
4K Read 65.8
4K Write 249
4K Mixed 98.2
358% 138 MB/s
DQ Read 1348
DQ Write 899
DQ Mixed 1,156
854% 1,134 MB/s
226GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBI02105
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1184 1268 1272 1134 1068 911 MB/s
Read 1,606
Write 1197
Mixed 1,217
SusWrite 1,140
289% 1,290 MB/s
4K Read 29.6
4K Write 66.7
4K Mixed 30
119% 42.1 MB/s
DQ Read 854
DQ Write 632
DQ Mixed 739
553% 742 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 75,134,332 SSDs tested

Typical SNV2S500G 500GB Builds (Compare 6,772 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings
Gaming 44%
Speed boat
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation 41%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-H510M H

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 84% - Excellent Total price: $262

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