Average Bench: 139% (114th of 1003)

Based on 3,493 user benchmarks.  Models: KINGSTON SA1000M8480G, NVMe KINGSTON SA1000M

Outstanding average bench

The Kingston A1000 NVMe PCIe M.2 480GB averaged 38.9% 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 683MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 810MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Kingston A1000 NVMe PCIe M.2 480GB is 56%. 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 495MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 709MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,493 samples)
Min Avg Max
497 Read 709 840
496 Write 817 988
403 Mixed 714 865
335 SusWrite 495 557
154% 684 MB/s
Min Avg Max
20.8 4K Read 32.8 38.7
58.6 4K Write 95.2 125
28.7 4K Mixed 44.4 54
157% 57.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
412 DQ Read 810 924
345 DQ Write 635 746
249 DQ Mixed 683 818
522% 709 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
447GB free
Firmware: E8FK11.G Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 557 503 506 514 511 510 MB/s
Read 842
Write 962
Mixed 863
SusWrite 517
179% 796 MB/s
4K Read 36.3
4K Write 101
4K Mixed 50.7
174% 62.7 MB/s
DQ Read 922
DQ Write 746
DQ Mixed 819
617% 829 MB/s
411GB free (System drive)
Firmware: E8FK11.L Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 689 510 508 499 504 508 MB/s
Read 820
Write 968
Mixed 848
SusWrite 536
179% 793 MB/s
4K Read 34.4
4K Write 90.7
4K Mixed 47.6
161% 57.6 MB/s
DQ Read 908
DQ Write 733
DQ Mixed 820
614% 820 MB/s
166GB free (System drive)
Firmware: E8FK11.L Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 598 495 458 474 496 456 MB/s
Read 692
Write 808
Mixed 661
SusWrite 496
150% 664 MB/s
4K Read 34.7
4K Write 101
4K Mixed 49.4
169% 61.7 MB/s
DQ Read 909
DQ Write 601
DQ Mixed 621
499% 710 MB/s
215GB free (System drive)
Firmware: E8FK11.R Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 570 352 337 169 217 181 MB/s
Read 727
Write 877
Mixed 772
SusWrite 304
151% 670 MB/s
4K Read 36.9
4K Write 110
4K Mixed 43.2
169% 63.3 MB/s
DQ Read 785
DQ Write 728
DQ Mixed 713
547% 742 MB/s
99GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 11.R Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 491 377 385 389 364 384 MB/s
Read 730
Write 809
Mixed 782
SusWrite 398
153% 680 MB/s
4K Read 26.9
4K Write 51.7
4K Mixed 31.9
109% 36.8 MB/s
DQ Read 809
DQ Write 524
DQ Mixed 498
417% 610 MB/s
379GB free (System drive)
Firmware: E8FK11.R Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 381 102 77 78 80 80 MB/s
Read 821
Write 397
Mixed 533
SusWrite 133
104% 471 MB/s
4K Read 31.9
4K Write 4.8
4K Mixed 8.6
62% 15.1 MB/s
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Typical A1000 NVMe PCIe M.2 480GB Builds (Compare 814 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 121%
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Desktop
Desktop 105%
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Workstation
Workstation 97%
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System: Asus Komplett PC

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 114% - Outstanding Total price: $1,142

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