Average Bench: 111% (198th of 1058)

Based on 25,506 user benchmarks.  Models: KINGSTON SA1000M8240G, NVMe KINGSTON SA1000M

Outstanding average bench

The Kingston A1000 NVMe PCIe M.2 240GB averaged 11.2% 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 449MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 596MB/s

Poor consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Kingston A1000 NVMe PCIe M.2 240GB is 62.1%. 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 261MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 30.4MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 25,506 samples)
Min Avg Max
474 Read 674 832
258 Write 652 853
273 Mixed 596 804
124 SusWrite 261 361
122% 546 MB/s
Min Avg Max
18.3 4K Read 30.4 38.3
54.5 4K Write 91 125
22.7 4K Mixed 39.7 52.5
145% 53.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
363 DQ Read 596 703
221 DQ Write 478 703
226 DQ Mixed 449 590
360% 508 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
41GB free (System drive)
Firmware: E8FK11.R Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 453 216 216 205 113 127 MB/s
Read 677
Write 646
Mixed 616
SusWrite 222
121% 540 MB/s
4K Read 33.1
4K Write 103
4K Mixed 50.5
169% 62.2 MB/s
DQ Read 677
DQ Write 235
DQ Mixed 254
240% 388 MB/s
103GB free (System drive)
Firmware: E8FK11.R Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 527 257 258 257 260 259 MB/s
Read 550
Write 614
Mixed 584
SusWrite 303
116% 513 MB/s
4K Read 25.8
4K Write 50.2
4K Mixed 37.3
114% 37.8 MB/s
DQ Read 571
DQ Write 550
DQ Mixed 561
421% 560 MB/s
43GB free (System drive)
Firmware: E8FK11.L Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 384 217 207 207 199 198 MB/s
Read 623
Write 258
Mixed 657
SusWrite 235
99% 443 MB/s
4K Read 21.8
4K Write 73.6
4K Mixed 33
114% 42.8 MB/s
DQ Read 535
DQ Write 582
DQ Mixed 492
389% 537 MB/s
55GB free (System drive)
Firmware: E8FK11.L Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 329 312 259 424 214 212 MB/s
Read 608
Write 263
Mixed 301
SusWrite 291
81% 366 MB/s
4K Read 26.7
4K Write 92.3
4K Mixed 30.6
128% 49.9 MB/s
DQ Read 410
DQ Write 262
DQ Mixed 301
234% 324 MB/s
142GB free (System drive)
Firmware: E8FK11.L Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 254 247 251 251 250 248 MB/s
Read 577
Write 428
Mixed 318
SusWrite 250
88% 393 MB/s
4K Read 27.1
4K Write 79.2
4K Mixed 30.7
122% 45.7 MB/s
DQ Read 435
DQ Write 354
DQ Mixed 258
230% 349 MB/s
135GB free (System drive)
Firmware: E8FK11.R Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 221 320 258 255 256 253 MB/s
Read 603
Write 725
Mixed 404
SusWrite 261
112% 498 MB/s
4K Read 21.3
4K Write 82.9
4K Mixed 27.3
111% 43.8 MB/s
DQ Read 395
DQ Write 261
DQ Mixed 300
231% 319 MB/s
107GB free (System drive)
Firmware: E8FK11.R Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 398 24 30 34 38 44 MB/s
Read 433
Write 505
Mixed 423
SusWrite 94.4
82% 364 MB/s
4K Read 18.9
4K Write 72.8
4K Mixed 12.4
83% 34.7 MB/s
DQ Read 670
DQ Write 279
DQ Mixed 277
257% 409 MB/s
92GB free (System drive)
Firmware: E8FK11.R Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 426 259 257 246 259 259 MB/s
Read 302
Write 261
Mixed 268
SusWrite 284
63% 279 MB/s
4K Read 17.7
4K Write 48.5
4K Mixed 20.5
79% 28.9 MB/s
DQ Read 385
DQ Write 266
DQ Mixed 301
232% 318 MB/s
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Gaming 99%
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Desktop
Desktop 86%
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Workstation
Workstation 95%
Nuclear submarine

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 63% - Good Total price: $1,041

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