Average Bench: 236% (59th of 1058)

Based on 77,568 user benchmarks.  Model: KINGSTON SA2000M81000G

Outstanding average bench

The Kingston SA2000M81000G 1TB averaged 136.2% 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 379MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 794MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Kingston SA2000M81000G 1TB is 179%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Kingston SA2000M81000G 1TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 843MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 147MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 77,568 samples)
Min Avg Max
1,007 Read 1,648 1,886
637 Write 1,455 1,828
129 Mixed 1,113 1,393
390 SusWrite 843 1,664
283% 1,265 MB/s
Min Avg Max
30.3 4K Read 55.2 67
48.2 4K Write 147 220
39.1 4K Mixed 75.7 95.1
258% 92.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
526 DQ Read 942 1,068
73.1 DQ Write 794 1,119
123 DQ Mixed 379 438
417% 705 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
722GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S5Z44106
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1642 1711 1639 1766 1762 1697 MB/s
Read 1,802
Write 1,780
Mixed 1,376
SusWrite 1,703
375% 1,665 MB/s
4K Read 62.8
4K Write 210
4K Mixed 89.8
322% 121 MB/s
DQ Read 977
DQ Write 1,113
DQ Mixed 373
467% 821 MB/s
675GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S5Z44106
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1461 1643 1642 1706 1066 653 MB/s
Read 1,737
Write 1,638
Mixed 1,215
SusWrite 1,362
334% 1,488 MB/s
4K Read 53
4K Write 247
4K Mixed 89.6
326% 130 MB/s
DQ Read 1,050
DQ Write 1,121
DQ Mixed 368
475% 847 MB/s
660GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S5Z42105
SusWrite @10s intervals: 412 681 470 479 479 542 MB/s
Read 1,866
Write 1,871
Mixed 1,378
SusWrite 510
315% 1,406 MB/s
4K Read 58.7
4K Write 186
4K Mixed 91.7
305% 112 MB/s
DQ Read 1,017
DQ Write 467
DQ Mixed 417
395% 634 MB/s
84GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S5Z44106
SusWrite @10s intervals: 872 511 423 662 648 645 MB/s
Read 1,821
Write 1,308
Mixed 1211
SusWrite 627
277% 1,242 MB/s
4K Read 58
4K Write 142
4K Mixed 77.8
263% 92.7 MB/s
DQ Read 1,043
DQ Write 778
DQ Mixed 370
423% 730 MB/s
290GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S5Z42105
SusWrite @10s intervals: 485 530 651 157 655 479 MB/s
Read 1,827
Write 1,685
Mixed 1,368
SusWrite 493
300% 1,343 MB/s
4K Read 62.1
4K Write 151
4K Mixed 76.2
272% 96.3 MB/s
DQ Read 731
DQ Write 467
DQ Mixed 417
360% 538 MB/s
378GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S5Z42109
SusWrite @10s intervals: 632 458 99 636 470 479 MB/s
Read 1,248
Write 961
Mixed 130
SusWrite 462
155% 700 MB/s
4K Read 30.2
4K Write 39.7
4K Mixed 35.2
112% 35 MB/s
DQ Read 502
DQ Write 70.7
DQ Mixed 109
125% 227 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 57,591,653 SSDs tested.

Typical SA2000M81000G 1TB Builds (Compare 119,588 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 98%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 94%
Nuclear submarine

Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX B450-F GAMING - $135

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 68% - Good Total price: $849

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