Average Bench: 59.5% (746th of 1016)

Based on 37 user benchmarks.  Model: KINGSTON SH100S3480G

Average average bench

The Kingston SH100S3480G 480GB averaged 40.5% 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.


Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 99.9MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 25.7MB/s

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Kingston SH100S3480G 480GB is just 16.7%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Kingston SH100S3480G 480GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 19.3MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 82.9MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 37 samples)
Min Avg Max
311 Read 434 515
200 Write 257 308
200 Mixed 284 341
150 SusWrite 215 272
66.3% 297 MB/s
Min Avg Max
18.6 4K Read 25.7 31
15.5 4K Write 19.3 22.4
9.12 4K Mixed 20.7 25.8
75.7% 21.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
19.8 DQ Read 173 234
15.8 DQ Write 82.9 117
9.15 DQ Mixed 99.9 151
81.5% 118 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
223GB free
Firmware: 332ABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 256 267 238 271 261 256 MB/s
Read 426
Write 234
Mixed 233
SusWrite 258
64% 288 MB/s
4K Read 21.6
4K Write 17.7
4K Mixed 19.5
67% 19.6 MB/s
DQ Read 207
DQ Write 104
DQ Mixed 132
104% 148 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 21,545,781 SSDs tested.

Typical SH100S3480G 480GB Builds (Compare 1,786 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 53%
Desktop 58%
Workstation 32%
Sail boat

Motherboard: Asus H87-PRO

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 61% - Good Total price: $429

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  • Fastest real world speed - Real World Speed measures performance for typical consumers.


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