Average Bench: 139% (111th of 1000)

Based on 2,799 user benchmarks.  Models: KINGSTON SA1000M8480G, NVMe KINGSTON SA1000M

Outstanding average bench

The Kingston A1000 NVMe PCIe M.2 480GB averaged 39.5% 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 691MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 829MB/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 501MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 31.9MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,799 samples)
Min Avg Max
498 Read 705 843
508 Write 820 986
401 Mixed 712 865
345 SusWrite 501 602
154% 684 MB/s
Min Avg Max
19.9 4K Read 31.9 37.9
57.8 4K Write 96.6 125
28.9 4K Mixed 44.3 53.1
156% 57.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
464 DQ Read 829 928
371 DQ Write 635 746
347 DQ Mixed 691 821
528% 718 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
214GB free (System drive)
Firmware: E8FK11.L Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 671 500 506 495 500 518 MB/s
Read 747
Write 876
Mixed 803
SusWrite 532
167% 740 MB/s
4K Read 36.4
4K Write 107
4K Mixed 49.2
175% 64.1 MB/s
DQ Read 927
DQ Write 732
DQ Mixed 799
606% 819 MB/s
345GB free (System drive)
Firmware: E8FK11.T Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 703 515 515 519 518 517 MB/s
Read 826
Write 979
Mixed 846
SusWrite 548
180% 800 MB/s
4K Read 34.6
4K Write 99.8
4K Mixed 48.5
167% 61 MB/s
DQ Read 743
DQ Write 640
DQ Mixed 690
517% 691 MB/s
212GB free (System drive)
Firmware: E8FK11.G Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 697 471 443 423 426 437 MB/s
Read 842
Write 970
Mixed 857
SusWrite 482
178% 788 MB/s
4K Read 34.7
4K Write 90.9
4K Mixed 49.1
164% 58.2 MB/s
DQ Read 835
DQ Write 719
DQ Mixed 775
581% 777 MB/s
335GB free (System drive)
Firmware: E8FK11.R Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 546 491 502 510 516 517 MB/s
Read 773
Write 930
Mixed 793
SusWrite 514
170% 752 MB/s
4K Read 31.8
4K Write 95.4
4K Mixed 42.7
153% 56.6 MB/s
DQ Read 914
DQ Write 714
DQ Mixed 806
605% 811 MB/s
402GB free (System drive)
Firmware: E8FK11.T Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 548 487 486 481 482 477 MB/s
Read 458
Write 517
Mixed 477
SusWrite 494
110% 486 MB/s
4K Read 33.7
4K Write 98.9
4K Mixed 46.9
164% 59.8 MB/s
DQ Read 771
DQ Write 645
DQ Mixed 767
558% 727 MB/s
420GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 11.R Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 651 501 498 478 523 523 MB/s
Read 593
Write 738
Mixed 647
SusWrite 529
142% 627 MB/s
4K Read 27.4
4K Write 60.7
4K Mixed 37.1
121% 41.7 MB/s
DQ Read 920
DQ Write 436
DQ Mixed 813
567% 723 MB/s
410GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 11.R Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 578 458 487 502 424 511 MB/s
Read 615
Write 746
Mixed 661
SusWrite 493
142% 629 MB/s
4K Read 27.9
4K Write 61.6
4K Mixed 37.5
123% 42.3 MB/s
DQ Read 905
DQ Write 460
DQ Mixed 788
557% 717 MB/s
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Typical A1000 NVMe PCIe M.2 480GB Builds (Compare 738 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 121%
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Desktop
Desktop 106%
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Workstation
Workstation 98%
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System: Asus Komplett PC

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 112% - Outstanding Total price: $1,169

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