Average Bench: 48.2% (835th of 1012)

Based on 32 user benchmarks.  Model: KINGSTON SMS200S3480G

Below average average bench

The Kingston SMS200S3480G 480GB averaged 51.8% 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.

Strengths

Avg. Sequential Read Speed 426MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 18.7MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Kingston SMS200S3480G 480GB is 21.7%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Kingston SMS200S3480G 480GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 14.5MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 52.8MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 32 samples)
Min Avg Max
286 Read 426 505
124 Write 210 342
147 Mixed 228 352
136 SusWrite 188 297
58.3% 263 MB/s
Min Avg Max
7.78 4K Read 18.7 29.6
7.4 4K Write 14.5 22.8
4.92 4K Mixed 12.6 25.7
52.2% 15.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
14.8 DQ Read 106 220
12.6 DQ Write 52.8 90.7
6.32 DQ Mixed 40.4 119
40.4% 66.5 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 20,095,704 SSDs tested.

Typical SMS200S3480G 480GB Builds (Compare 241 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 39%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 20%
Surfboard

System: Toshiba TECRA Z40-A

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