Average Bench: 176% (115th of 1058)

Based on 31,830 user benchmarks.  Model: KINGSTON SA2000M8250G

Outstanding average bench

The Kingston SA2000M8250G 250GB averaged 75.9% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Kingston SA2000M8250G 250GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 264MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 1,330MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Kingston SA2000M8250G 250GB is 127%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Kingston SA2000M8250G 250GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 381MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 702MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 31,830 samples)
Min Avg Max
802 Read 1,330 1,544
358 Write 889 1204
80.1 Mixed 702 1,044
181 SusWrite 381 686
183% 825 MB/s
Min Avg Max
28.7 4K Read 54.7 68.8
28.1 4K Write 120 187
32.3 4K Mixed 67.5 91.8
233% 80.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
295 DQ Read 657 819
82.5 DQ Write 575 1,010
71.2 DQ Mixed 264 325
294% 499 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
149GB free
Firmware: S5Z42105
SusWrite @10s intervals: 461 279 277 277 292 277 MB/s
Read 1525
Write 1,224
Mixed 1,046
SusWrite 311
229% 1,026 MB/s
4K Read 64.2
4K Write 159
4K Mixed 84.8
290% 103 MB/s
DQ Read 807
DQ Write 1,034
DQ Mixed 327
412% 723 MB/s
176GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S5Z42105
SusWrite @10s intervals: 403 300 275 277 277 275 MB/s
Read 1,461
Write 1,168
Mixed 393
SusWrite 301
184% 831 MB/s
4K Read 33.9
4K Write 172
4K Mixed 87.7
255% 97.9 MB/s
DQ Read 769
DQ Write 696
DQ Mixed 75.3
236% 514 MB/s
176GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S5Z42105
SusWrite @10s intervals: 310 285 274 275 275 274 MB/s
Read 1,262
Write 638
Mixed 651
SusWrite 282
156% 708 MB/s
4K Read 67.2
4K Write 175
4K Mixed 89.6
310% 111 MB/s
DQ Read 815
DQ Write 292
DQ Mixed 293
285% 467 MB/s
171GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S5Z42105
SusWrite @10s intervals: 962 763 626 416 374 282 MB/s
Read 901
Write 1,045
Mixed 847
SusWrite 571
190% 841 MB/s
4K Read 49.3
4K Write 88.8
4K Mixed 60
199% 66 MB/s
DQ Read 693
DQ Write 529
DQ Mixed 315
316% 512 MB/s
190GB free
Firmware: S5Z42105
SusWrite @10s intervals: 860 1049 850 261 261 261 MB/s
Read 1,327
Write 1,005
Mixed 894
SusWrite 590
213% 954 MB/s
4K Read 56.6
4K Write 67.7
4K Mixed 54.2
191% 59.5 MB/s
DQ Read 421
DQ Write 67
DQ Mixed 111
115% 200 MB/s
137GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S5Z42105
SusWrite @10s intervals: 238 326 263 175 304 262 MB/s
Read 1,173
Write 891
Mixed 843
SusWrite 261
176% 792 MB/s
4K Read 44.8
4K Write 102
4K Mixed 70.3
212% 72.5 MB/s
DQ Read 270
DQ Write 334
DQ Mixed 314
234% 306 MB/s
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Typical SA2000M8250G 250GB Builds (Compare 64,221 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 48%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 45%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Gigabyte B450M DS3H - $62

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 74% - Very good Total price: $535

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