Average Bench: 171% (132nd of 1072)

Based on 42,173 user benchmarks.  Model: KINGSTON SA2000M8250G

Outstanding average bench

The Kingston SA2000M8250G 250GB averaged 71.0% 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 252MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 1,338MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Kingston SA2000M8250G 250GB is 134%. 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 350MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 684MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 42,173 samples)
Min Avg Max
883 Read 1,338 1,724
350 Write 874 1,210
81.2 Mixed 684 1,064
154 SusWrite 350 706
180% 811 MB/s
Min Avg Max
28.3 4K Read 51.5 69.5
30.8 4K Write 119 205
30.6 4K Mixed 65.3 92.4
225% 78.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
294 DQ Read 645 819
58.7 DQ Write 543 1,010
71.3 DQ Mixed 252 326
282% 480 MB/s
User Benchmarks BenchSequentialRandom 4kDeep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
104GB free
Firmware: S5Z42105
SusWrite @10s intervals: 362 245 270 189 317 272 MB/s
Read 1,469
Write 751
Mixed 980
SusWrite 276
192% 869 MB/s
4K Read 63.8
4K Write 154
4K Mixed 85.6
288% 101 MB/s
DQ Read 796
DQ Write 956
DQ Mixed 326
398% 693 MB/s
182GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S5Z42105
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1006 980 883 516 262 261 MB/s
Read 1,310
Write 895
Mixed 881
SusWrite 651
209% 934 MB/s
4K Read 53.4
4K Write 108
4K Mixed 70.2
228% 77.2 MB/s
DQ Read 790
DQ Write 725
DQ Mixed 318
359% 611 MB/s
98GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S5Z42102
SusWrite @10s intervals: 373 204 296 166 261 219 MB/s
Read 1,198
Write 401
Mixed 171
SusWrite 253
110% 506 MB/s
4K Read 28.8
4K Write 55.9
4K Mixed 38
122% 40.9 MB/s
DQ Read 297
DQ Write 428
DQ Mixed 70.9
135% 265 MB/s
42GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S5Z42105
SusWrite @10s intervals: 271 139 101 141 101 143 MB/s
Read 1,169
Write 487
Mixed 177
SusWrite 149
108% 496 MB/s
4K Read 32.3
4K Write 74.6
4K Mixed 36.9
136% 47.9 MB/s
DQ Read 293
DQ Write 507
DQ Mixed 70.1
146% 290 MB/s
133GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S5Z42105
SusWrite @10s intervals: 283 271 275 228 195 309 MB/s
Read 733
Write 634
Mixed 446
SusWrite 260
116% 518 MB/s
4K Read 26.6
4K Write 84.8
4K Mixed 37.9
134% 49.8 MB/s
DQ Read 298
DQ Write 472
DQ Mixed 325
263% 365 MB/s
38GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S5Z42105
SusWrite @10s intervals: 151 111 90 111 173 120 MB/s
Read 908
Write 333
Mixed 161
SusWrite 126
83% 382 MB/s
4K Read 21.4
4K Write 43.5
4K Mixed 27.9
91% 30.9 MB/s
DQ Read 288
DQ Write 362
DQ Mixed 154
164% 268 MB/s
140GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S5Z42105
SusWrite @10s intervals: 179 187 271 252 286 260 MB/s
Read 547
Write 65.2
Mixed 452
SusWrite 239
72% 326 MB/s
4K Read 0.1
4K Write 0.4
4K Mixed 48.9
63% 16.5 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 75,677,195 SSDs tested

Typical SA2000M8250G 250GB Builds (Compare 23,291 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings
Gaming
Gaming 79%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
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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