Average Bench: 111% (201st of 1058)

Based on 22,208 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 447MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 599MB/s

Poor consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Kingston A1000 NVMe PCIe M.2 240GB is 62.7%. 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 257MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 588MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 22,208 samples)
Min Avg Max
457 Read 683 832
251 Write 644 849
268 Mixed 588 799
133 SusWrite 257 360
122% 543 MB/s
Min Avg Max
19.1 4K Read 31.3 38.4
50 4K Write 90.3 124
20.9 4K Mixed 39.2 52.2
145% 53.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
380 DQ Read 599 704
232 DQ Write 473 703
242 DQ Mixed 447 590
359% 506 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
93GB free
Firmware: E8FK11.R Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 547 264 263 261 263 261 MB/s
Read 843
Write 856
Mixed 803
SusWrite 310
158% 703 MB/s
4K Read 39.3
4K Write 116
4K Mixed 52.5
188% 69.1 MB/s
DQ Read 700
DQ Write 673
DQ Mixed 574
462% 649 MB/s
116GB free (System drive)
Firmware: E8FK11.R Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 500 211 216 222 215 219 MB/s
Read 826
Write 846
Mixed 806
SusWrite 264
154% 686 MB/s
4K Read 38.4
4K Write 125
4K Mixed 52.7
192% 71.9 MB/s
DQ Read 700
DQ Write 522
DQ Mixed 494
401% 572 MB/s
127GB free (System drive)
Firmware: E8FK11.R Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 494 238 239 259 260 260 MB/s
Read 707
Write 667
Mixed 597
SusWrite 292
127% 566 MB/s
4K Read 32.4
4K Write 107
4K Mixed 50.8
171% 63.4 MB/s
DQ Read 697
DQ Write 585
DQ Mixed 484
406% 589 MB/s
58GB free (System drive)
Firmware: E8FK11.R Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 496 227 228 227 230 228 MB/s
Read 496
Write 482
Mixed 494
SusWrite 272
98% 436 MB/s
4K Read 22.8
4K Write 58
4K Mixed 38.4
114% 39.7 MB/s
DQ Read 703
DQ Write 591
DQ Mixed 495
412% 596 MB/s
93GB free (System drive)
Firmware: E8FK11.R Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 549 321 75 88 105 117 MB/s
Read 546
Write 617
Mixed 310
SusWrite 209
94% 421 MB/s
4K Read 26.7
4K Write 81.8
4K Mixed 42.1
138% 50.2 MB/s
DQ Read 533
DQ Write 269
DQ Mixed 303
251% 369 MB/s
53GB free (System drive)
Firmware: E8FK11.R Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 427 206 223 270 39 51 MB/s
Read 362
Write 592
Mixed 624
SusWrite 203
101% 445 MB/s
4K Read 31.2
4K Write 109
4K Mixed 40.4
157% 60.2 MB/s
DQ Read 599
DQ Write 232
DQ Mixed 266
236% 366 MB/s
41GB free (System drive)
Firmware: E8FK11.L Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 282 202 39 47 56 66 MB/s
Read 603
Write 261
Mixed 550
SusWrite 115
85% 382 MB/s
4K Read 22.5
4K Write 73.4
4K Mixed 31.1
113% 42.3 MB/s
DQ Read 551
DQ Write 522
DQ Mixed 264
273% 446 MB/s
112GB free (System drive)
Firmware: E8FK11.T Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 394 65 75 90 110 127 MB/s
Read 608
Write 636
Mixed 531
SusWrite 144
108% 480 MB/s
4K Read 22.4
4K Write 84.4
4K Mixed 27.5
114% 44.8 MB/s
DQ Read 598
DQ Write 241
DQ Mixed 258
234% 366 MB/s
89GB free (System drive)
Firmware: E8FK11.L Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 234 236 237 256 410 318 MB/s
Read 480
Write 254
Mixed 278
SusWrite 282
72% 323 MB/s
4K Read 23.1
4K Write 58.2
4K Mixed 24.2
97% 35.2 MB/s
DQ Read 409
DQ Write 263
DQ Mixed 303
235% 325 MB/s
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Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX B450-F GAMING - $130

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 62% - Good Total price: $1,029

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