Average Bench: 110% (183rd of 1026)

Based on 15,906 user benchmarks.  Models: KINGSTON SA1000M8240G, NVMe KINGSTON SA1000M

Outstanding average bench

The Kingston A1000 NVMe PCIe M.2 240GB averaged 10.1% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Kingston A1000 NVMe PCIe M.2 240GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 450MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 593MB/s

Poor consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Kingston A1000 NVMe PCIe M.2 240GB is 66.1%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Kingston A1000 NVMe PCIe M.2 240GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 260MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 582MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 15,906 samples)
Min Avg Max
440 Read 663 828
257 Write 643 852
270 Mixed 582 799
135 SusWrite 260 346
120% 537 MB/s
Min Avg Max
17.4 4K Read 30 38.2
43.9 4K Write 89 125
22.1 4K Mixed 39.2 53
143% 52.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
348 DQ Read 593 704
211 DQ Write 481 704
230 DQ Mixed 450 590
360% 508 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
193GB free (System drive)
Firmware: E8FK11.T Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 539 262 262 257 261 261 MB/s
Read 645
Write 748
Mixed 678
SusWrite 307
134% 594 MB/s
4K Read 35.8
4K Write 110
4K Mixed 49.7
176% 65.1 MB/s
DQ Read 697
DQ Write 652
DQ Mixed 565
454% 638 MB/s
136GB free (System drive)
Firmware: E8FK11.T Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 525 256 255 256 256 257 MB/s
Read 715
Write 714
Mixed 711
SusWrite 301
137% 610 MB/s
4K Read 28.8
4K Write 64.1
4K Mixed 39.2
128% 44 MB/s
DQ Read 698
DQ Write 674
DQ Mixed 581
465% 651 MB/s
52GB free (System drive)
Firmware: E8FK11.T Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 411 215 61 75 89 105 MB/s
Read 708
Write 636
Mixed 752
SusWrite 160
126% 564 MB/s
4K Read 38.3
4K Write 98.3
4K Mixed 41.5
163% 59.4 MB/s
DQ Read 661
DQ Write 567
DQ Mixed 164
246% 464 MB/s
121GB free (System drive)
Firmware: E8FK11.T Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 339 203 215 221 222 218 MB/s
Read 631
Write 566
Mixed 548
SusWrite 236
111% 495 MB/s
4K Read 29.8
4K Write 91.1
4K Mixed 40
145% 53.6 MB/s
DQ Read 582
DQ Write 504
DQ Mixed 500
386% 528 MB/s
192GB free (System drive)
Firmware: E8FK11.T Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 515 253 257 260 260 259 MB/s
Read 739
Write 809
Mixed 737
SusWrite 301
145% 647 MB/s
4K Read 25.1
4K Write 48.2
4K Mixed 30.1
102% 34.5 MB/s
DQ Read 572
DQ Write 260
DQ Mixed 513
355% 449 MB/s
64GB free (System drive)
Firmware: E8FK11.R Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 578 134 95 107 130 146 MB/s
Read 692
Write 730
Mixed 283
SusWrite 198
106% 476 MB/s
4K Read 27.6
4K Write 115
4K Mixed 30.6
142% 57.6 MB/s
DQ Read 405
DQ Write 260
DQ Mixed 317
241% 328 MB/s
44GB free (System drive)
Firmware: E8FK11.T Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 398 39 46 57 68 81 MB/s
Read 622
Write 672
Mixed 262
SusWrite 115
93% 418 MB/s
4K Read 23.4
4K Write 85.4
4K Mixed 29.6
119% 46.1 MB/s
DQ Read 400
DQ Write 258
DQ Mixed 296
230% 318 MB/s
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Typical A1000 NVMe PCIe M.2 240GB Builds (Compare 58,135 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 58%
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Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 75%
Battleship

Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX B450-F GAMING - $130

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 76% - Very good Total price: $723

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