Average Bench: 109% (221st of 1072)

Based on 5,390 user benchmarks.  Model: KINGSTON SKC600512G

Outstanding average bench

The Kingston SKC600512G 512GB averaged 8.7% 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 231MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 51.2MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Kingston SKC600512G 512GB is 56%. 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 385MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 442MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 5,390 samples)
Min Avg Max
306 Read 442 516
303 Write 416 473
287 Mixed 385 431
290 SusWrite 396 460
92.4% 410 MB/s
Min Avg Max
23.5 4K Read 38.6 48.1
40.8 4K Write 84.2 118
27.8 4K Mixed 51.2 65.8
169% 58 MB/s
Min Avg Max
173 DQ Read 331 383
124 DQ Write 306 365
133 DQ Mixed 231 271
197% 289 MB/s
User Benchmarks BenchSequentialRandom 4kDeep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
475GB free
Firmware: S4500104
SusWrite @10s intervals: 473 475 475 476 476 475 MB/s
Read 514
Write 477
Mixed 425
SusWrite 475
106% 473 MB/s
4K Read 44.6
4K Write 106
4K Mixed 61
202% 70.7 MB/s
DQ Read 365
DQ Write 360
DQ Mixed 267
227% 331 MB/s
314GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S4500105
SusWrite @10s intervals: 449 462 465 464 365 390 MB/s
Read 511
Write 465
Mixed 416
SusWrite 432
103% 456 MB/s
4K Read 40.3
4K Write 89.5
4K Mixed 53.7
177% 61.2 MB/s
DQ Read 360
DQ Write 302
DQ Mixed 268
218% 310 MB/s
97GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S4500105
SusWrite @10s intervals: 369 385 391 397 396 399 MB/s
Read 424
Write 330
Mixed 377
SusWrite 389
86% 380 MB/s
4K Read 38.6
4K Write 73.6
4K Mixed 45.7
156% 52.6 MB/s
DQ Read 322
DQ Write 315
DQ Mixed 265
214% 301 MB/s
83GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S4800105
SusWrite @10s intervals: 164 307 335 264 322 313 MB/s
Read 380
Write 382
Mixed 326
SusWrite 284
77% 343 MB/s
4K Read 31.7
4K Write 68.8
4K Mixed 42.1
138% 47.5 MB/s
DQ Read 260
DQ Write 236
DQ Mixed 126
128% 207 MB/s
248GB free
Firmware: S4800105
SusWrite @10s intervals: 343 356 338 342 348 306 MB/s
Read 298
Write 283
Mixed 92.8
SusWrite 339
57% 253 MB/s
4K Read 21.3
4K Write 13.5
4K Mixed 23.2
69% 19.3 MB/s
DQ Read 185
DQ Write 117
DQ Mixed 150
112% 151 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 75,133,655 SSDs tested

Typical SKC600512G 512GB Builds (Compare 11,525 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings
Gaming
Gaming 87%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 95%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 73%
Battleship

Motherboard: Gigabyte Z390 UD - $180

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 86% - Excellent Total price: $730

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