Average Bench: 110% (203rd of 1058)

Based on 4,333 user benchmarks.  Model: KINGSTON SKC600512G

Outstanding average bench

The Kingston SKC600512G 512GB averaged 9.5% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Kingston SKC600512G 512GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 247MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 51MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Kingston SKC600512G 512GB is 52.5%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Kingston SKC600512G 512GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 389MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 394MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 4,333 samples)
Min Avg Max
363 Read 469 515
315 Write 415 474
312 Mixed 389 431
286 SusWrite 394 461
93.8% 417 MB/s
Min Avg Max
23.7 4K Read 38.5 47.4
44.6 4K Write 84.1 116
30.9 4K Mixed 51 65
168% 57.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
215 DQ Read 330 365
123 DQ Write 308 365
137 DQ Mixed 247 271
205% 295 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
475GB free
Firmware: S4500103
SusWrite @10s intervals: 443 460 457 443 452 456 MB/s
Read 506
Write 454
Mixed 414
SusWrite 452
103% 456 MB/s
4K Read 37.3
4K Write 78
4K Mixed 49
161% 54.8 MB/s
DQ Read 364
DQ Write 305
DQ Mixed 265
218% 311 MB/s
67GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S4500104
SusWrite @10s intervals: 435 435 439 405 447 456 MB/s
Read 486
Write 444
Mixed 402
SusWrite 436
100% 442 MB/s
4K Read 38.3
4K Write 84.8
4K Mixed 45.6
161% 56.2 MB/s
DQ Read 357
DQ Write 336
DQ Mixed 266
222% 320 MB/s
328GB free
Firmware: S4200102
SusWrite @10s intervals: 425 427 427 429 429 426 MB/s
Read 494
Write 425
Mixed 412
SusWrite 427
99% 440 MB/s
4K Read 42.7
4K Write 82.5
4K Mixed 47.7
170% 57.6 MB/s
DQ Read 220
DQ Write 185
DQ Mixed 184
143% 197 MB/s
230GB free
Firmware: S4500107
SusWrite @10s intervals: 409 414 407 406 410 358 MB/s
Read 469
Write 404
Mixed 376
SusWrite 401
93% 412 MB/s
4K Read 31.2
4K Write 71.4
4K Mixed 39.8
136% 47.5 MB/s
DQ Read 260
DQ Write 296
DQ Mixed 235
189% 263 MB/s
163GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S4200102
SusWrite @10s intervals: 332 361 370 374 398 385 MB/s
Read 476
Write 407
Mixed 400
SusWrite 370
93% 413 MB/s
4K Read 37.4
4K Write 42.5
4K Mixed 38.1
128% 39.3 MB/s
DQ Read 190
DQ Write 136
DQ Mixed 195
137% 174 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 49,559,814 SSDs tested.

Typical SKC600512G 512GB Builds (Compare 100,255 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 99%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 95%
Nuclear submarine

Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX B450-F GAMING - $120

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 66% - Good Total price: $1,015

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Super fast, worth buy!


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