Average Bench: 115% (154th of 1011)

Based on 12,254 user benchmarks.  Models: KINGSTON SA1000M8240G, NVMe KINGSTON SA1000M

Outstanding average bench

The Kingston A1000 NVMe PCIe M.2 240GB averaged 15.3% 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 469MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 510MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Kingston A1000 NVMe PCIe M.2 240GB is 57.3%. 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 274MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 30.9MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 12,254 samples)
Min Avg Max
461 Read 689 830
275 Write 693 858
297 Mixed 632 799
179 SusWrite 274 357
128% 572 MB/s
Min Avg Max
20.3 4K Read 30.9 38.2
51.8 4K Write 93.7 124
25.5 4K Mixed 41.8 52.5
150% 55.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
376 DQ Read 606 704
252 DQ Write 510 706
266 DQ Mixed 469 590
376% 528 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
83GB free
Firmware: E8FK11.L Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 486 212 210 308 232 231 MB/s
Read 844
Write 863
Mixed 786
SusWrite 280
156% 693 MB/s
4K Read 39.3
4K Write 135
4K Mixed 53.9
200% 76.2 MB/s
DQ Read 697
DQ Write 683
DQ Mixed 571
461% 650 MB/s
148GB free (System drive)
Firmware: E8FK11.L Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 535 258 256 257 258 246 MB/s
Read 728
Write 811
Mixed 754
SusWrite 302
146% 648 MB/s
4K Read 37.3
4K Write 124
4K Mixed 52.1
189% 71.2 MB/s
DQ Read 702
DQ Write 701
DQ Mixed 585
472% 663 MB/s
154GB free (System drive)
Firmware: E8FK11.T Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 464 255 228 257 258 236 MB/s
Read 804
Write 842
Mixed 796
SusWrite 283
153% 681 MB/s
4K Read 35
4K Write 96.5
4K Mixed 48.1
166% 59.9 MB/s
DQ Read 699
DQ Write 708
DQ Mixed 586
473% 665 MB/s
132GB free (System drive)
Firmware: E8FK11.R Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 543 259 254 262 259 262 MB/s
Read 542
Write 620
Mixed 569
SusWrite 307
115% 509 MB/s
4K Read 26.8
4K Write 112
4K Mixed 34.4
144% 57.6 MB/s
DQ Read 699
DQ Write 709
DQ Mixed 591
475% 666 MB/s
40GB free (System drive)
Firmware: E8FK11.L Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 260 423 28 33 39 46 MB/s
Read 488
Write 248
Mixed 256
SusWrite 138
62% 283 MB/s
4K Read 28.9
4K Write 123
4K Mixed 31.9
150% 61.2 MB/s
DQ Read 413
DQ Write 269
DQ Mixed 306
238% 330 MB/s
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Typical A1000 NVMe PCIe M.2 240GB Builds (Compare 26,208 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 54%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 74%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 61%
Destroyer

Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX B450-F GAMING - $120

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 80% - Very good Total price: $515

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