Average Bench: 186% (96th of 1040)

Based on 13,230 user benchmarks.  Model: KINGSTON SA2000M8250G

Outstanding average bench

The Kingston SA2000M8250G 250GB averaged 86.3% 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 275MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 656MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Kingston SA2000M8250G 250GB is 114%. 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 435MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 772MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 13,230 samples)
Min Avg Max
909 Read 1,370 1,541
409 Write 953 1,209
110 Mixed 772 1,044
209 SusWrite 435 710
196% 882 MB/s
Min Avg Max
29.6 4K Read 56.3 68.2
30.9 4K Write 127 180
34.9 4K Mixed 69.9 90.1
242% 84.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
297 DQ Read 700 819
91.9 DQ Write 656 1,007
70.6 DQ Mixed 275 325
317% 544 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
129GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S5Z42105
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1154 1173 806 330 273 273 MB/s
Read 1,520
Write 1,177
Mixed 1,037
SusWrite 668
246% 1,100 MB/s
4K Read 67.9
4K Write 174
4K Mixed 86.9
306% 110 MB/s
DQ Read 800
DQ Write 1,021
DQ Mixed 322
407% 715 MB/s
186GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S5Z42105
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1061 789 476 282 283 282 MB/s
Read 1,527
Write 1,167
Mixed 1,041
SusWrite 528
238% 1,066 MB/s
4K Read 67.7
4K Write 176
4K Mixed 88.5
309% 111 MB/s
DQ Read 799
DQ Write 1,048
DQ Mixed 324
412% 724 MB/s
176GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S5Z42105
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1027 849 916 524 282 269 MB/s
Read 1,504
Write 1,047
Mixed 1,005
SusWrite 644
234% 1,050 MB/s
4K Read 63.5
4K Write 166
4K Mixed 84.3
292% 105 MB/s
DQ Read 805
DQ Write 967
DQ Mixed 318
398% 697 MB/s
132GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S5Z42105
SusWrite @10s intervals: 372 261 262 264 264 262 MB/s
Read 1,203
Write 699
Mixed 430
SusWrite 281
144% 653 MB/s
4K Read 55.7
4K Write 137
4K Mixed 76.3
255% 89.7 MB/s
DQ Read 810
DQ Write 545
DQ Mixed 248
301% 534 MB/s
143GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S5Z42105
SusWrite @10s intervals: 279 285 235 279 280 280 MB/s
Read 1,318
Write 1,135
Mixed 391
SusWrite 273
173% 779 MB/s
4K Read 30.3
4K Write 116
4K Mixed 70.4
198% 72.2 MB/s
DQ Read 703
DQ Write 392
DQ Mixed 160
223% 418 MB/s
153GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S5Z42105
SusWrite @10s intervals: 440 272 284 275 277 280 MB/s
Read 1,158
Write 474
Mixed 428
SusWrite 304
130% 591 MB/s
4K Read 40
4K Write 31.2
4K Mixed 30.2
116% 33.8 MB/s
DQ Read 339
DQ Write 244
DQ Mixed 312
227% 298 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 33,129,171 SSDs tested.

Typical SA2000M8250G 250GB Builds (Compare 36,550 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 51%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 47%
Yacht

Motherboard: Gigabyte B450M DS3H - $72

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 88% - Excellent Total price: $459

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