Average Bench: 218% (75th of 1058)

Based on 1,721 user benchmarks.  Model: KINGSTON SKC2000M8250G

Outstanding average bench

The Kingston SKC2000M8250G 250GB averaged 118.2% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Kingston SKC2000M8250G 250GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 388MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 2,225MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Kingston SKC2000M8250G 250GB is 111%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Kingston SKC2000M8250G 250GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 402MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 461MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,721 samples)
Min Avg Max
1,182 Read 2,225 2,611
487 Write 1,012 1,226
117 Mixed 461 1,246
189 SusWrite 402 696
224% 1,025 MB/s
Min Avg Max
36.2 4K Read 54.5 61.7
77.7 4K Write 137 194
42.3 4K Mixed 70.1 86.4
245% 87.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
451 DQ Read 628 697
274 DQ Write 676 1,100
179 DQ Mixed 388 449
365% 564 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
189GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S2681103
SusWrite @10s intervals: 833 685 471 459 361 374 MB/s
Read 2,535
Write 1,077
Mixed 1,102
SusWrite 530
288% 1,311 MB/s
4K Read 56.3
4K Write 156
4K Mixed 76.9
266% 96.3 MB/s
DQ Read 646
DQ Write 1,092
DQ Mixed 422
446% 720 MB/s
156GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S2681101
SusWrite @10s intervals: 703 532 368 359 354 550 MB/s
Read 2,561
Write 1,096
Mixed 274
SusWrite 478
240% 1,102 MB/s
4K Read 59
4K Write 150
4K Mixed 76.8
267% 95.4 MB/s
DQ Read 644
DQ Write 764
DQ Mixed 421
396% 610 MB/s
131GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S2681103
SusWrite @10s intervals: 449 336 339 339 340 341 MB/s
Read 2,509
Write 762
Mixed 560
SusWrite 357
227% 1,047 MB/s
4K Read 44.7
4K Write 140
4K Mixed 70
231% 84.8 MB/s
DQ Read 582
DQ Write 563
DQ Mixed 388
342% 511 MB/s
81GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S2780101
SusWrite @10s intervals: 318 253 218 192 230 196 MB/s
Read 2,197
Write 670
Mixed 251
SusWrite 235
181% 838 MB/s
4K Read 46.6
4K Write 107
4K Mixed 62.8
208% 72 MB/s
DQ Read 642
DQ Write 420
DQ Mixed 198
238% 420 MB/s
69GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S2681102
SusWrite @10s intervals: 327 334 338 341 247 340 MB/s
Read 1,394
Write 1,115
Mixed 129
SusWrite 321
163% 740 MB/s
4K Read 49
4K Write 112
4K Mixed 65.1
217% 75.3 MB/s
DQ Read 645
DQ Write 792
DQ Mixed 423
401% 620 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 46,947,980 SSDs tested.

Typical SKC2000M8250G 250GB Builds (Compare 93,249 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 102%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 96%
Nuclear submarine

Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX B450-F GAMING - $130

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 66% - Good Total price: $999

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