Average Bench: 116% (147th of 1003)

Based on 9,057 user benchmarks.  Models: KINGSTON SA1000M8240G, NVMe KINGSTON SA1000M

Outstanding average bench

The Kingston A1000 NVMe PCIe M.2 240GB averaged 16.1% 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 474MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 523MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Kingston A1000 NVMe PCIe M.2 240GB is 54.8%. This is a relatively 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 280MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 31.7MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 9,057 samples)
Min Avg Max
494 Read 707 829
366 Write 715 859
292 Mixed 634 799
173 SusWrite 280 359
131% 584 MB/s
Min Avg Max
21.3 4K Read 31.7 38
55.6 4K Write 92.1 124
25.5 4K Mixed 41.3 51.3
150% 55 MB/s
Min Avg Max
222 DQ Read 589 705
221 DQ Write 523 707
120 DQ Mixed 474 590
378% 529 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
139GB free (System drive)
Firmware: E8FK11.L Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 461 258 231 235 221 233 MB/s
Read 826
Write 825
Mixed 780
SusWrite 273
152% 676 MB/s
4K Read 33.8
4K Write 97.8
4K Mixed 48
164% 59.9 MB/s
DQ Read 691
DQ Write 612
DQ Mixed 570
450% 624 MB/s
134GB free (System drive)
Firmware: E8FK11.R Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 421 205 222 219 216 215 MB/s
Read 761
Write 822
Mixed 772
SusWrite 250
146% 651 MB/s
4K Read 29.7
4K Write 66.8
4K Mixed 39.6
131% 45.4 MB/s
DQ Read 390
DQ Write 286
DQ Mixed 306
237% 327 MB/s
173GB free (System drive)
Firmware: E8FK11.T Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 536 260 261 262 262 263 MB/s
Read 545
Write 549
Mixed 587
SusWrite 307
112% 497 MB/s
4K Read 14.5
4K Write 66.8
4K Mixed 34.5
102% 38.6 MB/s
DQ Read 704
DQ Write 536
DQ Mixed 584
446% 608 MB/s
45GB free (System drive)
Firmware: E8FK11.G Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 422 223 227 180 64 56 MB/s
Read 553
Write 247
Mixed 259
SusWrite 195
69% 314 MB/s
4K Read 25.5
4K Write 93.2
4K Mixed 29.2
125% 49.3 MB/s
DQ Read 396
DQ Write 425
DQ Mixed 515
359% 445 MB/s
210GB free (System drive)
Firmware: E8FK11.T Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 492 256 258 258 257 258 MB/s
Read 510
Write 506
Mixed 456
SusWrite 296
99% 442 MB/s
4K Read 6.8
4K Write 20.1
4K Mixed 11.4
36% 12.8 MB/s
DQ Read 584
DQ Write 486
DQ Mixed 482
375% 517 MB/s
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Typical A1000 NVMe PCIe M.2 240GB Builds (Compare 16,236 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 69%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 74%
Battleship

Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX B450-F GAMING - $127

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 138% - Outstanding Total price: $540

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