Average Bench: 187% (92nd of 1040)

Based on 22,626 user benchmarks.  Model: KINGSTON SA2000M8250G

Outstanding average bench

The Kingston SA2000M8250G 250GB averaged 87.4% 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 278MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 662MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Kingston SA2000M8250G 250GB is 115%. 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 436MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 813MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 22,626 samples)
Min Avg Max
929 Read 1,368 1,543
440 Write 976 1,210
131 Mixed 813 1,046
222 SusWrite 436 701
200% 898 MB/s
Min Avg Max
30.6 4K Read 55.7 68.4
33.4 4K Write 130 184
34.7 4K Mixed 71 90.5
244% 85.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
301 DQ Read 701 818
151 DQ Write 662 1,007
72.7 DQ Mixed 278 325
319% 547 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
187GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S5Z42105
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1143 1147 1154 461 279 277 MB/s
Read 1,522
Write 1,192
Mixed 1,055
SusWrite 743
252% 1,128 MB/s
4K Read 67.5
4K Write 187
4K Mixed 92.9
320% 116 MB/s
DQ Read 819
DQ Write 1,017
DQ Mixed 326
410% 721 MB/s
184GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S5Z42105
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1130 900 413 269 264 279 MB/s
Read 1,541
Write 1,177
Mixed 1,038
SusWrite 542
240% 1,075 MB/s
4K Read 68.5
4K Write 185
4K Mixed 91.6
319% 115 MB/s
DQ Read 780
DQ Write 1,050
DQ Mixed 325
410% 718 MB/s
126GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S5Z42105
SusWrite @10s intervals: 403 253 252 249 248 251 MB/s
Read 1,512
Write 1,048
Mixed 989
SusWrite 276
212% 956 MB/s
4K Read 63.7
4K Write 153
4K Mixed 82.7
284% 99.9 MB/s
DQ Read 806
DQ Write 689
DQ Mixed 251
324% 582 MB/s
205GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S5Z42105
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1017 776 580 268 268 270 MB/s
Read 1,123
Write 1,090
Mixed 905
SusWrite 530
204% 912 MB/s
4K Read 55.6
4K Write 116
4K Mixed 71.1
237% 80.8 MB/s
DQ Read 774
DQ Write 659
DQ Mixed 322
349% 585 MB/s
185GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S5Z42105
SusWrite @10s intervals: 931 613 490 229 238 227 MB/s
Read 995
Write 721
Mixed 623
SusWrite 455
156% 698 MB/s
4K Read 44.2
4K Write 116
4K Mixed 57.7
203% 72.8 MB/s
DQ Read 817
DQ Write 882
DQ Mixed 300
378% 666 MB/s
108GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S5Z42105
SusWrite @10s intervals: 382 251 216 193 220 214 MB/s
Read 1,533
Write 1,078
Mixed 731
SusWrite 246
199% 897 MB/s
4K Read 34.4
4K Write 167
4K Mixed 50.2
205% 83.7 MB/s
DQ Read 298
DQ Write 867
DQ Mixed 252
288% 472 MB/s
129GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S5Z42105
SusWrite @10s intervals: 421 251 260 254 254 252 MB/s
Read 1,189
Write 560
Mixed 601
SusWrite 282
145% 658 MB/s
4K Read 59.8
4K Write 129
4K Mixed 75.9
256% 88.2 MB/s
DQ Read 819
DQ Write 48.2
DQ Mixed 152
181% 340 MB/s
125GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S5Z42105
SusWrite @10s intervals: 397 250 229 255 254 157 MB/s
Read 1254
Write 504
Mixed 589
SusWrite 257
143% 651 MB/s
4K Read 66
4K Write 32.6
4K Mixed 36.8
164% 45.1 MB/s
DQ Read 342
DQ Write 208
DQ Mixed 276
206% 276 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 38,333,039 SSDs tested.

Typical SA2000M8250G 250GB Builds (Compare 50,600 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 49%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 46%
Yacht

Motherboard: Gigabyte B450M DS3H - $73

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 75% - Very good Total price: $556

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