Average Bench: 246% (50th of 1058)

Based on 65,410 user benchmarks.  Model: KINGSTON SA2000M81000G

Outstanding average bench

The Kingston SA2000M81000G 1TB averaged 146.0% 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 381MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 799MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Kingston SA2000M81000G 1TB is 183%. 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 978MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 146MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 65,410 samples)
Min Avg Max
1,194 Read 1,690 1,915
671 Write 1,480 1,840
131 Mixed 1,135 1,397
418 SusWrite 978 1,716
296% 1,321 MB/s
Min Avg Max
31.7 4K Read 55.7 67.5
51.1 4K Write 146 223
39.8 4K Mixed 75.4 96.2
258% 92.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
525 DQ Read 944 1,071
91.9 DQ Write 799 1,126
127 DQ Mixed 381 437
419% 708 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
620GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S5Z44106
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1258 1734 1751 1745 1749 1753 MB/s
Read 1938
Write 1767
Mixed 1,380
SusWrite 1665
379% 1,687 MB/s
4K Read 62.9
4K Write 184
4K Mixed 89.8
308% 112 MB/s
DQ Read 1,049
DQ Write 1,028
DQ Mixed 367
460% 815 MB/s
827GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S5Z44106
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1598 1648 1576 1511 1506 825 MB/s
Read 1,861
Write 1,742
Mixed 1,262
SusWrite 1444
354% 1,577 MB/s
4K Read 58.4
4K Write 169
4K Mixed 82.7
284% 103 MB/s
DQ Read 1,027
DQ Write 1,021
DQ Mixed 370
458% 806 MB/s
863GB free
Firmware: S5Z42105
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1826 1827 1006 597 719 355 MB/s
Read 1,874
Write 1830
Mixed 1392
SusWrite 1,055
345% 1,538 MB/s
4K Read 67.3
4K Write 193
4K Mixed 95.1
326% 118 MB/s
DQ Read 1,060
DQ Write 1,015
DQ Mixed 436
493% 837 MB/s
717GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S5Z42105
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1520 1540 1528 637 1038 864 MB/s
Read 1676
Write 1465
Mixed 1,212
SusWrite 1,188
311% 1,385 MB/s
4K Read 59.2
4K Write 209
4K Mixed 96.3
324% 122 MB/s
DQ Read 1,052
DQ Write 1,008
DQ Mixed 433
489% 831 MB/s
671GB free
Firmware: S5Z42105
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1284 1283 1284 1282 1279 1287 MB/s
Read 1,485
Write 1,267
Mixed 1,068
SusWrite 1,283
287% 1,276 MB/s
4K Read 60.1
4K Write 142
4K Mixed 81.4
271% 94.5 MB/s
DQ Read 1,065
DQ Write 923
DQ Mixed 440
481% 809 MB/s
349GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S5Z42109
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1210 481 482 486 487 489 MB/s
Read 1,877
Write 1,834
Mixed 1,402
SusWrite 606
320% 1,430 MB/s
4K Read 64.3
4K Write 180
4K Mixed 92.7
312% 112 MB/s
DQ Read 1,083
DQ Write 852
DQ Mixed 427
467% 787 MB/s
196GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S5Z42105
SusWrite @10s intervals: 649 537 476 482 482 482 MB/s
Read 1,696
Write 1,778
Mixed 566
SusWrite 518
254% 1,140 MB/s
4K Read 33.2
4K Write 180
4K Mixed 55.5
217% 89.6 MB/s
DQ Read 530
DQ Write 488
DQ Mixed 420
339% 479 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 51,170,732 SSDs tested.

Typical SA2000M81000G 1TB Builds (Compare 104,435 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 100%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 96%
Nuclear submarine

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 66% - Good Total price: $1,008

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