Average Bench: 144% (150th of 1058)

Based on 1,721 user benchmarks.  Models: Kingston SHPM2280P2/480G, Kingston SHPM2280P2H/480G

Outstanding average bench

The Kingston HyperX Predator AHCI PCIe M.2 480GB averaged 43.8% 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 480GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. Sequential Read Speed 1,069MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 883MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Kingston HyperX Predator AHCI PCIe M.2 480GB is 92.5%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Kingston HyperX Predator AHCI PCIe M.2 480GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 475MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 261MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,721 samples)
Min Avg Max
577 Read 1,069 1,254
509 Write 883 1,083
199 Mixed 475 578
193 SusWrite 675 1,056
173% 775 MB/s
Min Avg Max
23.2 4K Read 37.9 41.6
39 4K Write 82.5 113
23.4 4K Mixed 38.6 48.4
151% 53 MB/s
Min Avg Max
207 DQ Read 369 464
124 DQ Write 261 328
80.6 DQ Mixed 102 114
134% 244 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
206GB free
Firmware: OC34L5TA Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 968 980 970 996 971 941 MB/s
Read 1,212
Write 851
Mixed 561
SusWrite 971
201% 899 MB/s
4K Read 37.7
4K Write 79.7
4K Mixed 37.3
147% 51.6 MB/s
DQ Read 474
DQ Write 212
DQ Mixed 104
140% 263 MB/s
370GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0C4005T4 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 964 893 974 930 931 893 MB/s
Read 1137
Write 989
Mixed 522
SusWrite 931
200% 895 MB/s
4K Read 36.1
4K Write 87.2
4K Mixed 43.2
156% 55.5 MB/s
DQ Read 432
DQ Write 319
DQ Mixed 109
154% 287 MB/s
206GB free
Firmware: OC34L5TA Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 970 946 970 967 966 975 MB/s
Read 1,193
Write 967
Mixed 543
SusWrite 966
205% 917 MB/s
4K Read 37.4
4K Write 69.9
4K Mixed 39.5
144% 48.9 MB/s
DQ Read 364
DQ Write 212
DQ Mixed 99.4
125% 225 MB/s
177GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0C4005T4 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 743 610 830 849 638 652 MB/s
Read 1,121
Write 990
Mixed 246
SusWrite 720
172% 769 MB/s
4K Read 35.9
4K Write 86.8
4K Mixed 42
154% 54.9 MB/s
DQ Read 407
DQ Write 326
DQ Mixed 105
150% 279 MB/s
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Typical HyperX Predator AHCI PCIe M.2 480GB Builds (Compare 11,139 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 90%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 76%
Battleship

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO - $240

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 49% - Average Total price: $1,470

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