Average Bench: 260% (37th of 1037)

Based on 10,793 user benchmarks.  Model: KINGSTON SA2000M81000G

Outstanding average bench

The Kingston SA2000M81000G 1TB averaged 160.4% 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 413MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 833MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Kingston SA2000M81000G 1TB is 159%. 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 143MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 58.4MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 10,793 samples)
Min Avg Max
987 Read 1,667 1,868
686 Write 1,525 1,841
130 Mixed 1,155 1,398
496 SusWrite 1,178 1,761
310% 1,381 MB/s
Min Avg Max
33.3 4K Read 58.4 66.3
81.4 4K Write 143 185
45.8 4K Mixed 78 92.7
264% 93 MB/s
Min Avg Max
534 DQ Read 960 1,068
272 DQ Write 833 1,113
158 DQ Mixed 413 442
442% 735 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
736GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S5Z42105
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1762 1797 1812 1844 1843 1846 MB/s
Read 1,871
Write 1,843
Mixed 1,393
SusWrite 1,817
390% 1,731 MB/s
4K Read 67.4
4K Write 192
4K Mixed 95.1
326% 118 MB/s
DQ Read 1,063
DQ Write 1,040
DQ Mixed 432
495% 845 MB/s
894GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S5Z42105
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1667 1670 1675 1674 1672 1618 MB/s
Read 1,818
Write 1,670
Mixed 1,351
SusWrite 1,663
366% 1,626 MB/s
4K Read 59.8
4K Write 138
4K Mixed 80.9
268% 93 MB/s
DQ Read 1,056
DQ Write 1,065
DQ Mixed 432
498% 851 MB/s
885GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S5Z42105
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1671 1618 1747 1759 1757 1160 MB/s
Read 1452
Write 1,350
Mixed 1,224
SusWrite 1,618
318% 1,411 MB/s
4K Read 57.3
4K Write 149
4K Mixed 81.7
270% 96.1 MB/s
DQ Read 1,042
DQ Write 1,020
DQ Mixed 435
490% 832 MB/s
226GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S5Z42105
SusWrite @10s intervals: 397 350 816 474 486 486 MB/s
Read 1,810
Write 1,727
Mixed 538
SusWrite 502
254% 1,144 MB/s
4K Read 61.7
4K Write 116
4K Mixed 84.3
263% 87.4 MB/s
DQ Read 1,066
DQ Write 1,023
DQ Mixed 415
484% 835 MB/s
531GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S5Z42105
SusWrite @10s intervals: 931 531 439 441 442 814 MB/s
Read 1,357
Write 451
Mixed 550
SusWrite 600
163% 740 MB/s
4K Read 47.3
4K Write 157
4K Mixed 85.8
265% 96.8 MB/s
DQ Read 1,061
DQ Write 740
DQ Mixed 425
446% 742 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 31,610,326 SSDs tested.

Typical SA2000M81000G 1TB Builds (Compare 42,512 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 99%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 93%
Nuclear submarine

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 66% - Good Total price: $896

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