Average Bench: 234% (68th of 1072)

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 BenchSequentialRandom 4kDeep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
207GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S5Z42105
SusWrite @10s intervals: 181 1223 478 479 445 165 MB/s
Read 1,849
Write 1,909
Mixed 1,412
SusWrite 495
317% 1,416 MB/s
4K Read 67.1
4K Write 227
4K Mixed 97.6
347% 131 MB/s
DQ Read 1,065
DQ Write 1,094
DQ Mixed 112
351% 757 MB/s
351GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S5Z42105
SusWrite @10s intervals: 892 595 479 483 486 469 MB/s
Read 1,748
Write 1,641
Mixed 1,287
SusWrite 567
293% 1,311 MB/s
4K Read 57.7
4K Write 137
4K Mixed 77.3
259% 90.6 MB/s
DQ Read 1,062
DQ Write 1,077
DQ Mixed 405
487% 848 MB/s
75GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S5Z42105
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1144 210 511 178 166 178 MB/s
Read 1,251
Write 1111
Mixed 126
SusWrite 398
160% 721 MB/s
4K Read 29.8
4K Write 41.6
4K Mixed 35
112% 35.5 MB/s
DQ Read 536
DQ Write 71.6
DQ Mixed 119
134% 242 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 75,677,078 SSDs tested

Typical SA2000M81000G 1TB Builds (Compare 23,291 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: 80% - Excellent Total price: $605

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