Average Bench: 143% (150th of 1058)

Based on 1,827 user benchmarks.  Models: Kingston SHPM2280P2/480G, Kingston SHPM2280P2H/480G

Outstanding average bench

The Kingston HyperX Predator AHCI PCIe M.2 480GB averaged 43.5% 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.


Avg. Sequential Read Speed 1,077MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 888MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Kingston HyperX Predator AHCI PCIe M.2 480GB is 91.8%. 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.


Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 469MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 260MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 1,827 samples)
Min Avg Max
536 Read 1,077 1,254
504 Write 888 1,083
196 Mixed 469 578
207 SusWrite 672 1,038
173% 776 MB/s
Min Avg Max
22.7 4K Read 37.7 41.6
38.5 4K Write 81.4 113
23.3 4K Mixed 38.3 48.3
149% 52.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
221 DQ Read 369 466
136 DQ Write 260 327
80 DQ Mixed 102 113
134% 244 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
395GB free (System drive)
Firmware: OC34L5TA Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 907 929 938 968 951 965 MB/s
Read 1,206
Write 946
Mixed 538
SusWrite 943
203% 908 MB/s
4K Read 38.6
4K Write 68.5
4K Mixed 35.9
141% 47.7 MB/s
DQ Read 444
DQ Write 221
DQ Mixed 84.5
129% 250 MB/s
379GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0C4005T3 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 623 722 782 640 653 785 MB/s
Read 849
Write 554
Mixed 239
SusWrite 701
131% 586 MB/s
4K Read 28.3
4K Write 29.3
4K Mixed 25.4
91% 27.7 MB/s
DQ Read 277
DQ Write 30.4
DQ Mixed 34.1
55% 114 MB/s
122GB free (System drive)
Firmware: OC34L5TA Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 374 314 170 151 135 87 MB/s
Read 613
Write 588
Mixed 438
SusWrite 205
103% 461 MB/s
4K Read 36.4
4K Write 75.1
4K Mixed 34.7
139% 48.7 MB/s
DQ Read 362
DQ Write 192
DQ Mixed 64.2
104% 206 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 49,337,376 SSDs tested.


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Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO - $240

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