Kingston DCP1000 1,6TB review: lightning-fast SSD reaches 7 GB/s

Lightning-fast data center SSD in the spotlight.


PCMark8 (subscores)

Batllefield 3

The Battlefield 3 trace consists of starting Battlefield 3, logging in, loading a save game, and starting the corresponding level. The trace contains 887 MB of reads and 28 MB of writes.

World of Warcraft

The World of Warcraft trace consists of starting the game, logging in, and loading a zone. The trace contains 390 MB of reads and 5 MB of writes.

Adobe Photoshop Light

This trace consists of starting Photoshop, opening 14 images and applying seven different operations to each image. The trace contains 313 MB of reads and 2336 MB of writes.

Adobe Photoshop Heavy

This trace is based on making edits to a high-resolution photo in order to create a hi-res poster for printing. The trace contains 468 MB of reads and 5640 MB of writes.

Adobe InDesign

In this trace, InDesign is used to make a publication including a large number of images. The trace contains 401 MB of reads and 624 MB of writes.

Adobe After Effects

In this trace, a previously created video is rendered. The trace contains 311 MB of reads and 16 MB of writes.

Adobe Illustrator

In this trace, a presentation is made based on a larger number of images made in Photoshop. The trace contains 373 MB of reads and 89 MB of writes.

Microsoft Word

In this trace, a large number of edits are made to a large academic Word document. The trace contains 107 MB of reads and 95 MB of writes.

Microsoft Excel

This trace consists of operations on a very large Excel table. The trace contains 73 MB of reads and 15 MB of writes.

Microsoft PowerPoint

This trace consists of a number of edits to a large PowerPoint file which includes many images. The trace contains 83 MB of reads and 21 MB of writes.

Product discussed in this review

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Kingston DCP1000 1.6TB

SSD, 1600 GB, PCI-Express 3.0 x8, Phison PS5007, 6800 MB/s, 6000 MB/s, PCIe x8 add-in card

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