Average Bench: 113% (167th of 1016)

Based on 14,498 user benchmarks.  Models: KINGSTON SA1000M8240G, NVMe KINGSTON SA1000M

Outstanding average bench

The Kingston A1000 NVMe PCIe M.2 240GB averaged 13.4% 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 464MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 504MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Kingston A1000 NVMe PCIe M.2 240GB is 57.9%. 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 266MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 30.9MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 14,498 samples)
Min Avg Max
459 Read 680 835
264 Write 686 854
288 Mixed 621 798
132 SusWrite 266 340
126% 563 MB/s
Min Avg Max
19.8 4K Read 30.9 38.2
50.8 4K Write 91.9 125
23.9 4K Mixed 41 52.4
148% 54.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
321 DQ Read 599 704
216 DQ Write 504 705
212 DQ Mixed 464 590
371% 522 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
164GB free
Firmware: E8FK11.R Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 547 261 265 264 262 263 MB/s
Read 824
Write 865
Mixed 787
SusWrite 310
156% 696 MB/s
4K Read 38.2
4K Write 122
4K Mixed 51.6
188% 70.5 MB/s
DQ Read 704
DQ Write 705
DQ Mixed 590
475% 667 MB/s
164GB free (System drive)
Firmware: E8FK11.T Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 439 218 221 221 223 222 MB/s
Read 828
Write 856
Mixed 802
SusWrite 257
154% 686 MB/s
4K Read 37.9
4K Write 122
4K Mixed 51.6
188% 70.6 MB/s
DQ Read 699
DQ Write 458
DQ Mixed 497
393% 552 MB/s
195GB free (System drive)
Firmware: E8FK11.T Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 496 258 262 264 264 264 MB/s
Read 812
Write 827
Mixed 785
SusWrite 301
153% 681 MB/s
4K Read 36.2
4K Write 98.8
4K Mixed 49.2
170% 61.4 MB/s
DQ Read 686
DQ Write 568
DQ Mixed 584
449% 613 MB/s
135GB free
Firmware: E8FK11.R Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 543 261 261 263 262 262 MB/s
Read 670
Write 624
Mixed 541
SusWrite 308
120% 536 MB/s
4K Read 29.7
4K Write 93.4
4K Mixed 47
155% 56.7 MB/s
DQ Read 698
DQ Write 691
DQ Mixed 586
470% 658 MB/s
36GB free
Firmware: E8FK11.L Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 257 259 260 259 260 260 MB/s
Read 681
Write 261
Mixed 311
SusWrite 259
84% 378 MB/s
4K Read 27.3
4K Write 98.8
4K Mixed 30.8
133% 52.3 MB/s
DQ Read 355
DQ Write 259
DQ Mixed 228
192% 281 MB/s
28GB free (System drive)
Firmware: E8FK11.G Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 306 207 175 166 171 153 MB/s
Read 667
Write 262
Mixed 307
SusWrite 196
79% 358 MB/s
4K Read 27.6
4K Write 99.9
4K Mixed 31.3
135% 52.9 MB/s
DQ Read 406
DQ Write 260
DQ Mixed 302
234% 323 MB/s
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Typical A1000 NVMe PCIe M.2 240GB Builds (Compare 36,621 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 57%
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Desktop
Desktop 73%
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Workstation
Workstation 61%
Destroyer

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 78% - Very good Total price: $546

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