Average Bench: 258% (39th of 1040)

Based on 28,018 user benchmarks.  Model: KINGSTON SA2000M81000G

Outstanding average bench

The Kingston SA2000M81000G 1TB averaged 158.3% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Kingston SA2000M81000G 1TB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 410MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 836MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Kingston SA2000M81000G 1TB is 156%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Kingston SA2000M81000G 1TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 148MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 1,092MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 28,018 samples)
Min Avg Max
1,123 Read 1,694 1,873
647 Write 1,512 1,839
393 Mixed 1,198 1,400
480 SusWrite 1,092 1,759
308% 1,374 MB/s
Min Avg Max
32.7 4K Read 58.3 67.6
69.1 4K Write 148 195
48.8 4K Mixed 79.7 95.1
269% 95.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
531 DQ Read 975 1,069
145 DQ Write 836 1,104
157 DQ Mixed 410 439
442% 740 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
847GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S5Z42105
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1366 1771 1791 1803 1002 793 MB/s
Read 1,844
Write 1,758
Mixed 1,381
SusWrite 1,421
360% 1,601 MB/s
4K Read 63.4
4K Write 166
4K Mixed 88.2
297% 106 MB/s
DQ Read 1,054
DQ Write 1,030
DQ Mixed 434
493% 839 MB/s
571GB free
Firmware: S5Z42105
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1615 1655 1654 1654 1652 1656 MB/s
Read 1,791
Write 1,702
Mixed 1,354
SusWrite 1,648
366% 1,624 MB/s
4K Read 60.6
4K Write 150
4K Mixed 81.9
276% 97.6 MB/s
DQ Read 1057
DQ Write 719
DQ Mixed 412
436% 729 MB/s
484GB free
Firmware: S5Z42105
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1292 1299 1284 1293 1292 1276 MB/s
Read 1,791
Write 1,337
Mixed 1214
SusWrite 1,290
316% 1,408 MB/s
4K Read 62.4
4K Write 168
4K Mixed 87.2
295% 106 MB/s
DQ Read 1,065
DQ Write 794
DQ Mixed 434
459% 764 MB/s
840GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S5Z42105
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1665 1685 1627 975 1053 777 MB/s
Read 1,835
Write 1,704
Mixed 1,350
SusWrite 1,297
347% 1,546 MB/s
4K Read 65.2
4K Write 104
4K Mixed 73.9
248% 80.9 MB/s
DQ Read 1,030
DQ Write 496
DQ Mixed 315
353% 614 MB/s
251GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S5Z42102
SusWrite @10s intervals: 890 659 489 491 495 493 MB/s
Read 1,724
Write 1,708
Mixed 129
SusWrite 586
230% 1,037 MB/s
4K Read 54
4K Write 108
4K Mixed 69.7
228% 77.3 MB/s
DQ Read 763
DQ Write 613
DQ Mixed 420
387% 599 MB/s
160GB free
Firmware: S5Z42105
SusWrite @10s intervals: 921 606 489 498 501 500 MB/s
Read 1,279
Write 1,030
Mixed 128
SusWrite 586
167% 756 MB/s
4K Read 30.4
4K Write 47.2
4K Mixed 32.2
112% 36.6 MB/s
DQ Read 522
DQ Write 72.1
DQ Mixed 125
135% 240 MB/s
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Typical SA2000M81000G 1TB Builds (Compare 67,900 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 101%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 96%
Nuclear submarine

Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX B450-F GAMING - $130

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 66% - Good Total price: $935

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