Average Bench: 144% (133rd of 1026)

Based on 1,246 user benchmarks.  Models: KINGSTON SKC1000240G, NVMe KINGSTON SKC1000

Outstanding average bench

The Kingston KC1000 NVMe PCIe M.2 240GB averaged 43.5% 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 424MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 760MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Kingston KC1000 NVMe PCIe M.2 240GB is 89.1%. 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 475MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 519MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,246 samples)
Min Avg Max
596 Read 935 1,152
158 Write 696 1,293
220 Mixed 475 780
176 SusWrite 519 852
146% 656 MB/s
Min Avg Max
22.4 4K Read 33.7 40.4
45.3 4K Write 88.1 114
25.9 4K Mixed 40.1 54.2
149% 53.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
324 DQ Read 760 907
148 DQ Write 548 773
135 DQ Mixed 424 618
379% 577 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
174GB free (System drive)
Firmware: E7FT04.9 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 808 335 211 215 214 217 MB/s
Read 1,053
Write 847
Mixed 506
SusWrite 333
152% 685 MB/s
4K Read 34.1
4K Write 113
4K Mixed 45.7
170% 64.4 MB/s
DQ Read 855
DQ Write 778
DQ Mixed 512
468% 715 MB/s
141GB free (System drive)
Firmware: E7FT04.6 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 426 211 213 211 212 596 MB/s
Read 911
Write 520
Mixed 460
SusWrite 312
122% 550 MB/s
4K Read 25.5
4K Write 103
4K Mixed 41.4
146% 56.6 MB/s
DQ Read 874
DQ Write 763
DQ Mixed 512
468% 717 MB/s
159GB free (System drive)
Firmware: E7FT04.9 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 414 414 452 459 465 452 MB/s
Read 711
Write 479
Mixed 415
SusWrite 442
114% 512 MB/s
4K Read 36.1
4K Write 150
4K Mixed 37.6
182% 74.4 MB/s
DQ Read 529
DQ Write 648
DQ Mixed 39.9
182% 406 MB/s
110GB free (System drive)
Firmware: E7FT04.6 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 478 480 544 236 377 587 MB/s
Read 898
Write 772
Mixed 411
SusWrite 450
141% 633 MB/s
4K Read 27.8
4K Write 76.9
4K Mixed 33.3
126% 46 MB/s
DQ Read 525
DQ Write 423
DQ Mixed 402
321% 450 MB/s
14GB free (System drive)
Firmware: E7FT04.6 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 201 177 203 232 201 191 MB/s
Read 886
Write 204
Mixed 267
SusWrite 201
85% 389 MB/s
4K Read 31.2
4K Write 95
4K Mixed 39.4
148% 55.2 MB/s
DQ Read 893
DQ Write 208
DQ Mixed 243
258% 448 MB/s
184GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 04.9 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 201 189 184 182 185 183 MB/s
Read 947
Write 207
Mixed 279
SusWrite 187
88% 405 MB/s
4K Read 28.3
4K Write 96.8
4K Mixed 36.2
140% 53.8 MB/s
DQ Read 862
DQ Write 204
DQ Mixed 232
248% 433 MB/s
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Typical KC1000 NVMe PCIe M.2 240GB Builds (Compare 33,123 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 100%
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Desktop
Desktop 100%
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Workstation
Workstation 88%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z370-A - $132

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 60% - Above average Total price: $1,183

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