Average Bench: 179% (112th of 1058)

Based on 27,978 user benchmarks.  Model: KINGSTON SA2000M8250G

Outstanding average bench

The Kingston SA2000M8250G 250GB averaged 79.0% 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 266MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 1,344MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Kingston SA2000M8250G 250GB is 132%. 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 389MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 758MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 27,978 samples)
Min Avg Max
796 Read 1,344 1,545
367 Write 939 1,212
80.1 Mixed 758 1,049
189 SusWrite 389 709
190% 857 MB/s
Min Avg Max
28.2 4K Read 54.1 68.7
29.8 4K Write 125 186
31.3 4K Mixed 68.6 91.1
236% 82.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
293 DQ Read 666 818
65.1 DQ Write 605 1,014
70.9 DQ Mixed 266 326
301% 512 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
193GB free
Firmware: S5Z42105
SusWrite @10s intervals: 996 1037 944 657 257 256 MB/s
Read 1,556
Write 1,034
Mixed 972
SusWrite 691
237% 1,063 MB/s
4K Read 69.3
4K Write 177
4K Mixed 91
316% 113 MB/s
DQ Read 817
DQ Write 770
DQ Mixed 307
364% 631 MB/s
167GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S5Z42105
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1085 898 500 1124 307 269 MB/s
Read 1,502
Write 1,163
Mixed 1,029
SusWrite 697
245% 1,098 MB/s
4K Read 59.9
4K Write 122
4K Mixed 75.4
252% 85.9 MB/s
DQ Read 796
DQ Write 724
DQ Mixed 322
362% 614 MB/s
144GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S5Z42105
SusWrite @10s intervals: 962 1141 1065 352 174 176 MB/s
Read 1,242
Write 773
Mixed 945
SusWrite 645
201% 901 MB/s
4K Read 51.1
4K Write 137
4K Mixed 77.4
249% 88.6 MB/s
DQ Read 807
DQ Write 675
DQ Mixed 319
354% 600 MB/s
86GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S5Z42105
SusWrite @10s intervals: 444 273 277 276 184 217 MB/s
Read 1,436
Write 1,134
Mixed 987
SusWrite 278
214% 959 MB/s
4K Read 60.3
4K Write 148
4K Mixed 80.7
273% 96.2 MB/s
DQ Read 719
DQ Write 572
DQ Mixed 327
331% 539 MB/s
62GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S5Z42105
SusWrite @10s intervals: 439 270 271 271 271 269 MB/s
Read 1,262
Write 492
Mixed 354
SusWrite 299
132% 602 MB/s
4K Read 52.2
4K Write 33.8
4K Mixed 45
155% 43.7 MB/s
DQ Read 326
DQ Write 436
DQ Mixed 323
260% 362 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 43,081,257 SSDs tested.

Typical SA2000M8250G 250GB Builds (Compare 59,663 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 - $79

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 74% - Very good Total price: $564

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