Average Bench: 141% (150th of 1053)

Based on 1,449 user benchmarks.  Models: KINGSTON SKC1000240G, NVMe KINGSTON SKC1000

Outstanding average bench

The Kingston KC1000 NVMe PCIe M.2 240GB averaged 41.0% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Kingston KC1000 NVMe PCIe M.2 240GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 403MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 775MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Kingston KC1000 NVMe PCIe M.2 240GB is 89.6%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Kingston KC1000 NVMe PCIe M.2 240GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 439MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 486MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,449 samples)
Min Avg Max
591 Read 931 1,140
136 Write 624 1,265
212 Mixed 439 769
168 SusWrite 486 840
138% 620 MB/s
Min Avg Max
22.5 4K Read 33.5 39.9
48.6 4K Write 89.3 114
28 4K Mixed 39.8 53.3
149% 54.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
389 DQ Read 775 903
150 DQ Write 512 774
160 DQ Mixed 403 618
365% 563 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
203GB free
Firmware: E7FT04.6 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1166 958 819 813 801 805 MB/s
Read 904
Write 1,016
Mixed 761
SusWrite 894
202% 894 MB/s
4K Read 40.5
4K Write 110
4K Mixed 54.4
189% 68.3 MB/s
DQ Read 836
DQ Write 765
DQ Mixed 618
514% 739 MB/s
171GB free (System drive)
Firmware: E7FT04.6 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 634 603 586 577 575 576 MB/s
Read 587
Write 592
Mixed 531
SusWrite 592
130% 575 MB/s
4K Read 35
4K Write 83.4
4K Mixed 47.7
158% 55.4 MB/s
DQ Read 778
DQ Write 723
DQ Mixed 618
500% 706 MB/s
81GB free (System drive)
Firmware: E7FT04.6 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 207 192 194 184 182 177 MB/s
Read 820
Write 750
Mixed 478
SusWrite 189
125% 559 MB/s
4K Read 33.7
4K Write 113
4K Mixed 44.5
168% 63.6 MB/s
DQ Read 867
DQ Write 469
DQ Mixed 234
290% 523 MB/s
102GB free
Firmware: E7FT04.9 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 139 204 206 184 205 208 MB/s
Read 648
Write 216
Mixed 284
SusWrite 191
74% 335 MB/s
4K Read 29.4
4K Write 78.6
4K Mixed 37.1
134% 48.4 MB/s
DQ Read 829
DQ Write 209
DQ Mixed 240
249% 426 MB/s
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Typical KC1000 NVMe PCIe M.2 240GB Builds (Compare 19,647 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 52%
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Desktop
Desktop 89%
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Workstation
Workstation 50%
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Motherboard: Asrock B450M Steel Legend - $95

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 62% - Good Total price: $740

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