Average Bench: 71.7% (621st of 1058)

Based on 4,793 user benchmarks.  Model: KingFast

Good average bench

The KingFast 256GB averaged 28.3% 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 285MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 63.3MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the KingFast 256GB is 33%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the KingFast 256GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 33.3MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 131MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 4,793 samples)
Min Avg Max
307 Read 426 486
223 Write 356 414
82.5 Mixed 314 394
119 SusWrite 333 411
80.2% 357 MB/s
Min Avg Max
12.4 4K Read 22 29.7
28.9 4K Write 63.3 89
0.9 4K Mixed 14.9 25.8
85.9% 33.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
64.3 DQ Read 131 215
121 DQ Write 285 336
1 DQ Mixed 33.3 45.2
75.2% 150 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
200GB free (System drive)
Firmware: T0214B0L
SusWrite @10s intervals: 118 253 205 180 181 334 MB/s
Read 1,363
Write 956
Mixed 789
SusWrite 212
184% 830 MB/s
4K Read 43.5
4K Write 127
4K Mixed 25
165% 65.1 MB/s
DQ Read 360
DQ Write 580
DQ Mixed 103
181% 347 MB/s
203GB free (System drive)
Firmware: T0910A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 393 410 425 423 425 427 MB/s
Read 404
Write 386
Mixed 390
SusWrite 417
90% 399 MB/s
4K Read 28.1
4K Write 85
4K Mixed 28.3
124% 47.1 MB/s
DQ Read 149
DQ Write 307
DQ Mixed 44.2
86% 167 MB/s
195GB free (System drive)
Firmware: T0910A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 406 402 394 394 396 394 MB/s
Read 474
Write 403
Mixed 379
SusWrite 398
93% 413 MB/s
4K Read 21.6
4K Write 69.1
4K Mixed 25.5
102% 38.7 MB/s
DQ Read 156
DQ Write 321
DQ Mixed 44.4
89% 174 MB/s
53GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S1128B0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 260 274 284 260 340 328 MB/s
Read 285
Write 322
Mixed 269
SusWrite 291
66% 292 MB/s
4K Read 17.6
4K Write 70.4
4K Mixed 18
87% 35.3 MB/s
DQ Read 72.7
DQ Write 283
DQ Mixed 36
69% 131 MB/s
173GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFQP1B3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 331 254 128 124 140 130 MB/s
Read 397
Write 222
Mixed 304
SusWrite 184
62% 277 MB/s
4K Read 17.8
4K Write 38.2
4K Mixed 22.4
76% 26.1 MB/s
DQ Read 257
DQ Write 293
DQ Mixed 197
170% 249 MB/s
108GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S1022A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 158 148 14 57 80 24 MB/s
Read 424
Write 378
Mixed 341
SusWrite 80.1
68% 306 MB/s
4K Read 21.2
4K Write 79.2
4K Mixed 1.2
76% 33.9 MB/s
DQ Read 182
DQ Write 317
DQ Mixed 1.3
71% 167 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 44,168,376 SSDs tested.

Typical KingFast 256GB Builds (Compare 3,558 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 6%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 55%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 6%
Tree trunk

System: HP EliteBook 840 G3

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