Average Bench: 108% (222nd of 1072)

Based on 30,265 user benchmarks.  Models: KINGSTON SA1000M8240G, NVMe KINGSTON SA1000M

Outstanding average bench

The Kingston A1000 NVMe PCIe M.2 240GB averaged 8.4% 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 439MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 577MB/s

Very poor consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Kingston A1000 NVMe PCIe M.2 240GB is 70.7%. 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 255MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 568MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 30,265 samples)
Min Avg Max
433 Read 657 832
253 Write 628 856
259 Mixed 568 803
124 SusWrite 255 364
118% 527 MB/s
Min Avg Max
16.6 4K Read 29.3 38.3
47.6 4K Write 91.1 126
20.2 4K Mixed 38.5 52.5
142% 53 MB/s
Min Avg Max
340 DQ Read 577 705
214 DQ Write 460 704
235 DQ Mixed 439 590
350% 492 MB/s
User Benchmarks BenchSequentialRandom 4kDeep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
93GB free (System drive)
Firmware: E8FK11.R Max speed: PCIe 16,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 27 29 29 28 25 28 MB/s
Read 3,394
Write 29.5
Mixed 59.5
SusWrite 27.6
182% 878 MB/s
4K Read 293
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 4.3
451% 99.9 MB/s
106GB free
Firmware: E8FK11.R Max speed: PCIe 16,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 535 266 266 266 264 264 MB/s
Read 753
Write 830
Mixed 762
SusWrite 310
149% 664 MB/s
4K Read 29.8
4K Write 70.7
4K Mixed 39.9
134% 46.8 MB/s
DQ Read 705
DQ Write 688
DQ Mixed 592
474% 662 MB/s
223GB free
Firmware: E8FK11.T Max speed: PCIe 16,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 545 263 252 243 250 251 MB/s
Read 663
Write 726
Mixed 673
SusWrite 301
133% 591 MB/s
4K Read 27.1
4K Write 72.5
4K Mixed 39.9
131% 46.5 MB/s
DQ Read 666
DQ Write 701
DQ Mixed 585
467% 651 MB/s
135GB free (System drive)
Firmware: E8FK11.T Max speed: PCIe 16,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 467 224 221 224 226 218 MB/s
Read 697
Write 598
Mixed 682
SusWrite 263
126% 560 MB/s
4K Read 26.1
4K Write 78
4K Mixed 43.6
137% 49.2 MB/s
DQ Read 703
DQ Write 531
DQ Mixed 497
404% 577 MB/s
177GB free (System drive)
Firmware: E8FK11.L Max speed: PCIe 16,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 389 273 256 314 297 226 MB/s
Read 418
Write 301
Mixed 255
SusWrite 292
71% 316 MB/s
4K Read 11.6
4K Write 23.9
4K Mixed 13.5
48% 16.3 MB/s
DQ Read 244
DQ Write 266
DQ Mixed 272
200% 261 MB/s
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Gaming 78%
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Desktop 88%
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Workstation
Workstation 74%
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Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX B450-F GAMING - $135

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 75% - Very good Total price: $658

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