Average Bench: 139% (122nd of 1011)

Based on 4,741 user benchmarks.  Models: KINGSTON SA1000M8480G, NVMe KINGSTON SA1000M

Outstanding average bench

The Kingston A1000 NVMe PCIe M.2 480GB averaged 39.0% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Kingston A1000 NVMe PCIe M.2 480GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 682MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 820MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Kingston A1000 NVMe PCIe M.2 480GB is 58.2%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Kingston A1000 NVMe PCIe M.2 480GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 486MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 32MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 4,741 samples)
Min Avg Max
514 Read 713 846
508 Write 822 987
414 Mixed 722 871
326 SusWrite 486 560
155% 686 MB/s
Min Avg Max
20.9 4K Read 32 38.4
51.6 4K Write 97.8 126
29.3 4K Mixed 44.5 53.9
157% 58.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
389 DQ Read 820 925
317 DQ Write 632 746
269 DQ Mixed 682 821
522% 711 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
381GB free
Firmware: E8FK11.G Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 608 466 511 486 344 512 MB/s
Read 837
Write 941
Mixed 862
SusWrite 488
176% 782 MB/s
4K Read 36.9
4K Write 99.8
4K Mixed 51.2
174% 62.6 MB/s
DQ Read 921
DQ Write 733
DQ Mixed 799
605% 817 MB/s
399GB free (System drive)
Firmware: E8FK11.T Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 706 530 525 521 529 527 MB/s
Read 632
Write 728
Mixed 715
SusWrite 556
149% 658 MB/s
4K Read 35.9
4K Write 106
4K Mixed 50.1
175% 64.2 MB/s
DQ Read 923
DQ Write 745
DQ Mixed 819
617% 829 MB/s
297GB free
Firmware: E8FK11.L Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 596 452 457 418 503 264 MB/s
Read 706
Write 751
Mixed 754
SusWrite 448
150% 665 MB/s
4K Read 37.1
4K Write 102
4K Mixed 51.5
176% 63.6 MB/s
DQ Read 899
DQ Write 576
DQ Mixed 608
488% 694 MB/s
88GB free
Firmware: E8FK11.L Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 604 444 502 502 505 502 MB/s
Read 759
Write 925
Mixed 818
SusWrite 510
170% 753 MB/s
4K Read 27.7
4K Write 99
4K Mixed 36.9
142% 54.5 MB/s
DQ Read 924
DQ Write 744
DQ Mixed 820
618% 829 MB/s
331GB free
Firmware: E8FK11.G Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 596 515 516 515 516 509 MB/s
Read 554
Write 674
Mixed 593
SusWrite 528
133% 587 MB/s
4K Read 36.5
4K Write 107
4K Mixed 51
177% 64.8 MB/s
DQ Read 777
DQ Write 669
DQ Mixed 805
581% 750 MB/s
145GB free (System drive)
Firmware: E8FK11.R Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 540 406 403 403 400 399 MB/s
Read 728
Write 798
Mixed 686
SusWrite 425
148% 659 MB/s
4K Read 33.7
4K Write 97.8
4K Mixed 49.1
166% 60.2 MB/s
DQ Read 903
DQ Write 497
DQ Mixed 669
506% 690 MB/s
62GB free (System drive)
Firmware: E8FK11.T Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 575 392 398 397 304 146 MB/s
Read 570
Write 875
Mixed 649
SusWrite 369
139% 616 MB/s
4K Read 28.6
4K Write 85.9
4K Mixed 46.1
148% 53.5 MB/s
DQ Read 881
DQ Write 580
DQ Mixed 671
517% 711 MB/s
58GB free (System drive)
Firmware: E8FK11.L Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 352 131 134 354 375 351 MB/s
Read 647
Write 462
Mixed 410
SusWrite 283
100% 450 MB/s
4K Read 27.9
4K Write 103
4K Mixed 35
142% 55.2 MB/s
DQ Read 768
DQ Write 220
DQ Mixed 269
257% 419 MB/s
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Typical A1000 NVMe PCIe M.2 480GB Builds (Compare 1,006 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 105%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 79%
Battleship

System: Asus Komplett PC

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 58% - Above average Total price: $1,153

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