Average Bench: 247% (49th of 1058)

Based on 56,475 user benchmarks.  Model: KINGSTON SA2000M81000G

Outstanding average bench

The Kingston SA2000M81000G 1TB averaged 146.8% 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 384MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 789MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Kingston SA2000M81000G 1TB is 178%. 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. Sustained Write Speed 997MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 56,475 samples)
Min Avg Max
1,196 Read 1,689 1,910
640 Write 1,486 1,830
129 Mixed 1,142 1,400
373 SusWrite 997 1,708
298% 1,329 MB/s
Min Avg Max
30.2 4K Read 56.5 67.3
51.4 4K Write 143 199
39.5 4K Mixed 75.8 94.6
258% 91.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
517 DQ Read 940 1,069
72.3 DQ Write 789 1,093
125 DQ Mixed 384 438
419% 704 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
727GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S5Z44106
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1721 1734 1738 1757 1754 1453 MB/s
Read 1887
Write 1,763
Mixed 1,376
SusWrite 1,693
378% 1,680 MB/s
4K Read 61.6
4K Write 179
4K Mixed 86.9
299% 109 MB/s
DQ Read 1,050
DQ Write 1,051
DQ Mixed 367
464% 823 MB/s
827GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S5Z44106
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1095 1384 1739 1765 1749 1378 MB/s
Read 1,894
Write 1,806
Mixed 1,385
SusWrite 1,518
371% 1,651 MB/s
4K Read 62.4
4K Write 193
4K Mixed 88.7
310% 115 MB/s
DQ Read 1,038
DQ Write 1,174
DQ Mixed 372
483% 861 MB/s
535GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S5Z44106
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1717 1763 1398 1225 1357 653 MB/s
Read 1,891
Write 1,791
Mixed 1,378
SusWrite 1352
360% 1,603 MB/s
4K Read 61.6
4K Write 185
4K Mixed 87.6
303% 111 MB/s
DQ Read 1040
DQ Write 1,164
DQ Mixed 369
481% 858 MB/s
863GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S5Z42105
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1536 1546 1557 1560 1556 1566 MB/s
Read 1,824
Write 1561
Mixed 1,320
SusWrite 1,554
352% 1,564 MB/s
4K Read 61.4
4K Write 130
4K Mixed 78.8
263% 90.2 MB/s
DQ Read 1058
DQ Write 988
DQ Mixed 433
487% 826 MB/s
445GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S5Z42105
SusWrite @10s intervals: 205 1085 471 471 469 472 MB/s
Read 1,865
Write 538
Mixed 1,151
SusWrite 529
225% 1,021 MB/s
4K Read 64.7
4K Write 179
4K Mixed 86.1
303% 110 MB/s
DQ Read 1,062
DQ Write 1,048
DQ Mixed 431
495% 847 MB/s
197GB free
Firmware: S5Z42105
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1005 628 479 480 478 480 MB/s
Read 1,873
Write 1,400
Mixed 1,070
SusWrite 592
274% 1,234 MB/s
4K Read 61
4K Write 48.7
4K Mixed 44.3
175% 51.3 MB/s
DQ Read 569
DQ Write 69.2
DQ Mixed 126
141% 255 MB/s
326GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S5Z42105
SusWrite @10s intervals: 420 130 879 159 428 261 MB/s
Read 1,656
Write 1,520
Mixed 261
SusWrite 380
211% 954 MB/s
4K Read 30.1
4K Write 86
4K Mixed 44.6
148% 53.6 MB/s
DQ Read 525
DQ Write 169
DQ Mixed 244
207% 313 MB/s
38GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S5Z42105
SusWrite @10s intervals: 361 211 183 189 137 187 MB/s
Read 835
Write 667
Mixed 201
SusWrite 211
106% 479 MB/s
4K Read 22.5
4K Write 69.5
4K Mixed 24.9
103% 39 MB/s
DQ Read 502
DQ Write 138
DQ Mixed 202
179% 281 MB/s
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Typical SA2000M81000G 1TB Builds (Compare 93,577 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 101%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 95%
Nuclear submarine

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 66% - Good Total price: $1,000

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