Average Bench: 111% (197th of 1058)

Based on 25,902 user benchmarks.  Models: KINGSTON SA1000M8240G, NVMe KINGSTON SA1000M

Outstanding average bench

The Kingston A1000 NVMe PCIe M.2 240GB averaged 11.5% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Kingston A1000 NVMe PCIe M.2 240GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 443MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 590MB/s

Poor consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Kingston A1000 NVMe PCIe M.2 240GB is 64.3%. 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 248MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 586MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 25,902 samples)
Min Avg Max
451 Read 684 834
257 Write 632 849
281 Mixed 586 804
117 SusWrite 248 325
120% 538 MB/s
Min Avg Max
18.1 4K Read 32.5 38.1
47.6 4K Write 90.4 124
21.9 4K Mixed 39.6 52.4
148% 54.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
349 DQ Read 590 704
218 DQ Write 480 703
169 DQ Mixed 443 590
357% 504 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
160GB free (System drive)
Firmware: E8FK11.T Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 466 819 831 400 267 266 MB/s
Read 702
Write 778
Mixed 728
SusWrite 508
153% 679 MB/s
4K Read 36.1
4K Write 124
4K Mixed 50.4
185% 70.2 MB/s
DQ Read 703
DQ Write 688
DQ Mixed 588
472% 660 MB/s
36GB free (System drive)
Firmware: E8FK11.R Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 473 263 261 232 231 166 MB/s
Read 675
Write 685
Mixed 693
SusWrite 271
131% 581 MB/s
4K Read 33.5
4K Write 76.4
4K Mixed 45.2
149% 51.7 MB/s
DQ Read 700
DQ Write 589
DQ Mixed 505
416% 598 MB/s
45GB free (System drive)
Firmware: E8FK11.R Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 617 159 71 87 105 126 MB/s
Read 698
Write 672
Mixed 630
SusWrite 194
123% 549 MB/s
4K Read 33.2
4K Write 96
4K Mixed 46.7
161% 58.6 MB/s
DQ Read 666
DQ Write 530
DQ Mixed 478
390% 558 MB/s
95GB free (System drive)
Firmware: E8FK11.T Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 308 240 240 218 223 228 MB/s
Read 688
Write 757
Mixed 708
SusWrite 243
135% 599 MB/s
4K Read 32.4
4K Write 70.2
4K Mixed 42.4
141% 48.3 MB/s
DQ Read 701
DQ Write 314
DQ Mixed 578
410% 531 MB/s
95GB free (System drive)
Firmware: E8FK11.T Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 356 210 219 219 215 223 MB/s
Read 600
Write 721
Mixed 590
SusWrite 240
121% 538 MB/s
4K Read 31.5
4K Write 68.6
4K Mixed 28.1
120% 42.7 MB/s
DQ Read 462
DQ Write 264
DQ Mixed 292
236% 339 MB/s
223GB free
Firmware: E8FK11.R Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 444 241 246 244 246 244 MB/s
Read 412
Write 432
Mixed 428
SusWrite 278
87% 387 MB/s
4K Read 25.7
4K Write 59.1
4K Mixed 33.9
114% 39.6 MB/s
DQ Read 281
DQ Write 218
DQ Mixed 289
205% 263 MB/s
33GB free (System drive)
Firmware: E8FK11.G Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 367 179 167 171 149 162 MB/s
Read 496
Write 307
Mixed 506
SusWrite 199
84% 377 MB/s
4K Read 18.1
4K Write 68.8
4K Mixed 23.1
93% 36.7 MB/s
DQ Read 20
DQ Write 43
DQ Mixed 24.2
20% 29.1 MB/s
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Gaming 101%
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Desktop
Desktop 88%
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Workstation
Workstation 96%
Nuclear submarine

Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX B450-F GAMING - $135

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 63% - Good Total price: $1,075

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