Average Bench: 234% (68th of 1071)

Based on 77,062 user benchmarks.  Model: KINGSTON SA2000M81000G

Outstanding average bench

The Kingston SA2000M81000G 1TB averaged 134.3% 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 371MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 945MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Kingston SA2000M81000G 1TB is 171%. 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 824MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 143MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 77,062 samples)
Min Avg Max
1,156 Read 1,667 1,885
658 Write 1,472 1,831
125 Mixed 1,098 1,391
323 SusWrite 824 1,643
283% 1,265 MB/s
Min Avg Max
31.8 4K Read 55.3 66.9
47.3 4K Write 143 211
38.8 4K Mixed 74.8 94.6
255% 90.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
527 DQ Read 945 1,068
71.4 DQ Write 768 1,135
121 DQ Mixed 371 437
410% 695 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
618GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S5Z42105
SusWrite @10s intervals: 964 540 485 481 484 485 MB/s
Read 1,713
Write 1,602
Mixed 1,271
SusWrite 573
288% 1,290 MB/s
4K Read 56.1
4K Write 152
4K Mixed 80.5
268% 96 MB/s
DQ Read 1,067
DQ Write 871
DQ Mixed 238
378% 726 MB/s
609GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S5Z42109
SusWrite @10s intervals: 727 1290 1268 1277 1273 1285 MB/s
Read 1339
Write 1,219
Mixed 1,026
SusWrite 1,187
268% 1,193 MB/s
4K Read 40.6
4K Write 84.8
4K Mixed 56.7
179% 60.7 MB/s
DQ Read 1,052
DQ Write 675
DQ Mixed 407
426% 711 MB/s
558GB free
Firmware: S5Z42105
SusWrite @10s intervals: 760 705 485 481 477 483 MB/s
Read 1,267
Write 784
Mixed 129
SusWrite 565
151% 686 MB/s
4K Read 29.9
4K Write 47.1
4K Mixed 37.4
118% 38.1 MB/s
DQ Read 524
DQ Write 71.5
DQ Mixed 126
136% 240 MB/s
131GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S5Z42105
SusWrite @10s intervals: 215 153 62 151 862 283 MB/s
Read 1,021
Write 886
Mixed 213
SusWrite 288
133% 602 MB/s
4K Read 20.5
4K Write 62.8
4K Mixed 33.2
107% 38.8 MB/s
DQ Read 531
DQ Write 164
DQ Mixed 266
217% 320 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 63,159,084 SSDs tested.

Typical SA2000M81000G 1TB Builds (Compare 18,005 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 79%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 74%
Battleship

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 95% - Outstanding Total price: $555

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