Average Bench: 69.3% (663rd of 1058)

Based on 4,086 user benchmarks.  Model: KingFast

Above average average bench

The KingFast 256GB averaged 30.6% 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-64Thread Write Speed 265MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 22.6MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the KingFast 256GB is 51.4%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the KingFast 256GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 148MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 271MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 4,086 samples)
Min Avg Max
303 Read 444 503
121 Write 345 421
44.9 Mixed 298 391
46.1 SusWrite 271 412
75.9% 339 MB/s
Min Avg Max
11.7 4K Read 22.6 34
13.4 4K Write 61.9 102
0.6 4K Mixed 16.5 32.7
88.2% 33.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
58.7 DQ Read 148 278
20.6 DQ Write 265 336
0.69 DQ Mixed 51.1 203
82.8% 155 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
137GB free (System drive)
Firmware: T0214B0L
SusWrite @10s intervals: 565 254 251 438 521 286 MB/s
Read 1,485
Write 960
Mixed 839
SusWrite 386
204% 917 MB/s
4K Read 48.7
4K Write 181
4K Mixed 18.8
194% 83 MB/s
DQ Read 358
DQ Write 80.8
DQ Mixed 102
106% 180 MB/s
128GB free
Firmware: SBFQ6AL3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 343 87 85 110 87 87 MB/s
Read 458
Write 249
Mixed 325
SusWrite 133
65% 291 MB/s
4K Read 33
4K Write 71.2
4K Mixed 34.6
132% 46.3 MB/s
DQ Read 248
DQ Write 297
DQ Mixed 186
164% 244 MB/s
135GB free
Firmware: KFS10007
SusWrite @10s intervals: 289 294 169 0 142 291 MB/s
Read 424
Write 292
Mixed 275
SusWrite 198
66% 297 MB/s
4K Read 21.5
4K Write 65
4K Mixed 32.4
108% 39.6 MB/s
DQ Read 279
DQ Write 281
DQ Mixed 183
164% 248 MB/s
198GB free (System drive)
Firmware: U0330A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 331 348 359 332 344 354 MB/s
Read 352
Write 310
Mixed 317
SusWrite 345
75% 331 MB/s
4K Read 11.4
4K Write 49.8
4K Mixed 16
64% 25.7 MB/s
DQ Read 146
DQ Write 323
DQ Mixed 45.9
89% 172 MB/s
203GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFQ61L3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 300 194 97 97 93 95 MB/s
Read 330
Write 147
Mixed 271
SusWrite 146
50% 223 MB/s
4K Read 10.9
4K Write 48.8
4K Mixed 12.1
58% 23.9 MB/s
DQ Read 256
DQ Write 288
DQ Mixed 199
170% 248 MB/s
135GB free (System drive)
Firmware: T0910A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 114 207 311 103 91 101 MB/s
Read 424
Write 364
Mixed 335
SusWrite 154
71% 319 MB/s
4K Read 20.3
4K Write 21.7
4K Mixed 13.2
59% 18.4 MB/s
DQ Read 13.9
DQ Write 20
DQ Mixed 13.2
11% 15.7 MB/s
78GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 5A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 77 36 55 43 62 50 MB/s
Read 387
Write 105
Mixed 63.5
SusWrite 53.9
33% 152 MB/s
4K Read 27.1
4K Write 27.7
4K Mixed 0.2
56% 18.3 MB/s
DQ Read 119
DQ Write 57.2
DQ Mixed 14.3
30% 63.6 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 47,077,277 SSDs tested.

Typical KingFast 256GB Builds (Compare 4,140 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 6%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 53%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 6%
Tree trunk

System: HP EliteBook 840 G3

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