Average Bench: 181% (111th of 1058)

Based on 29,062 user benchmarks.  Model: KINGSTON SA2000M8250G

Outstanding average bench

The Kingston SA2000M8250G 250GB averaged 81.5% 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 257MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 1,415MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Kingston SA2000M8250G 250GB is 131%. 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 375MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 758MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 29,062 samples)
Min Avg Max
874 Read 1,415 1,864
351 Write 926 1,222
81.5 Mixed 758 1,155
154 SusWrite 375 694
193% 869 MB/s
Min Avg Max
28.8 4K Read 55.2 69.3
31 4K Write 128 189
34.4 4K Mixed 69.6 91.6
240% 84.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
294 DQ Read 668 819
82.5 DQ Write 574 1,030
72.4 DQ Mixed 257 325
292% 500 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
206GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S5Z44106
SusWrite @10s intervals: 735 1102 508 386 365 372 MB/s
Read 1,724
Write 1,218
Mixed 1,127
SusWrite 578
259% 1,161 MB/s
4K Read 59
4K Write 175
4K Mixed 86
292% 107 MB/s
DQ Read 742
DQ Write 859
DQ Mixed 321
375% 640 MB/s
196GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S5Z42105
SusWrite @10s intervals: 837 1050 1100 685 271 275 MB/s
Read 1,488
Write 1,129
Mixed 1,020
SusWrite 703
242% 1,085 MB/s
4K Read 63.9
4K Write 151
4K Mixed 82.7
283% 99.1 MB/s
DQ Read 810
DQ Write 832
DQ Mixed 321
379% 655 MB/s
150GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S5Z42105
SusWrite @10s intervals: 356 269 282 269 258 276 MB/s
Read 1,538
Write 1,182
Mixed 1,052
SusWrite 285
226% 1,014 MB/s
4K Read 67.4
4K Write 174
4K Mixed 89.4
309% 110 MB/s
DQ Read 807
DQ Write 607
DQ Mixed 140
259% 518 MB/s
130GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S5Z42109
SusWrite @10s intervals: 392 302 260 260 260 261 MB/s
Read 1,524
Write 1,015
Mixed 968
SusWrite 289
211% 949 MB/s
4K Read 64
4K Write 147
4K Mixed 82.1
280% 97.7 MB/s
DQ Read 811
DQ Write 804
DQ Mixed 309
369% 641 MB/s
172GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S5Z44106
SusWrite @10s intervals: 901 930 936 541 388 389 MB/s
Read 1180
Write 960
Mixed 921
SusWrite 681
210% 935 MB/s
4K Read 53.4
4K Write 106
4K Mixed 67.8
224% 75.9 MB/s
DQ Read 738
DQ Write 602
DQ Mixed 320
335% 554 MB/s
177GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S5Z44106
SusWrite @10s intervals: 891 927 798 535 381 384 MB/s
Read 1,161
Write 935
Mixed 913
SusWrite 653
205% 915 MB/s
4K Read 53.2
4K Write 106
4K Mixed 67.8
224% 75.8 MB/s
DQ Read 738
DQ Write 592
DQ Mixed 320
333% 550 MB/s
97GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S5Z42105
SusWrite @10s intervals: 320 305 184 280 275 194 MB/s
Read 1,200
Write 367
Mixed 83.4
SusWrite 260
103% 478 MB/s
4K Read 38.1
4K Write 59.4
4K Mixed 49.8
153% 49.1 MB/s
DQ Read 299
DQ Write 422
DQ Mixed 324
255% 348 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 49,559,814 SSDs tested.

Typical SA2000M8250G 250GB Builds (Compare 71,406 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 - $70

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 68% - Good Total price: $640

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