Average Bench: 223% (62nd of 1037)

Based on 23,520 user benchmarks.  Model: KINGSTON SA2000M8500G

Outstanding average bench

The Kingston SA2000M8500G 500GB averaged 123.2% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Kingston SA2000M8500G 500GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 325MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 765MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Kingston SA2000M8500G 500GB is 141%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Kingston SA2000M8500G 500GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 868MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 140MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 23,520 samples)
Min Avg Max
1,067 Read 1,509 1,695
533 Write 1,380 1,759
125 Mixed 979 1,292
452 SusWrite 868 1,285
265% 1,184 MB/s
Min Avg Max
30.2 4K Read 54 66.2
51 4K Write 140 185
39.9 4K Mixed 73.9 91.6
251% 89.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
297 DQ Read 675 770
74 DQ Write 765 1,062
117 DQ Mixed 325 352
354% 588 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
310GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S5Z42105
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1716 1704 1494 769 536 537 MB/s
Read 1,683
Write 1775
Mixed 1,303
SusWrite 1,126
331% 1,472 MB/s
4K Read 66.4
4K Write 192
4K Mixed 93.7
322% 117 MB/s
DQ Read 762
DQ Write 992
DQ Mixed 347
410% 701 MB/s
393GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S5Z42105
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1703 1689 1279 1081 1247 587 MB/s
Read 1,698
Write 1,740
Mixed 1289
SusWrite 1,264
337% 1,498 MB/s
4K Read 63.6
4K Write 151
4K Mixed 84.8
285% 99.7 MB/s
DQ Read 768
DQ Write 787
DQ Mixed 348
380% 634 MB/s
395GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S5Z42105
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1602 1611 1617 689 761 589 MB/s
Read 1,646
Write 1,631
Mixed 1,255
SusWrite 1,145
319% 1,419 MB/s
4K Read 59
4K Write 158
4K Mixed 81.7
278% 99.6 MB/s
DQ Read 755
DQ Write 777
DQ Mixed 345
376% 626 MB/s
393GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S5Z42105
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1184 571 688 598 541 539 MB/s
Read 1,586
Write 1536
Mixed 1,229
SusWrite 687
282% 1,259 MB/s
4K Read 60.2
4K Write 150
4K Mixed 80.8
274% 97.1 MB/s
DQ Read 756
DQ Write 716
DQ Mixed 347
367% 606 MB/s
247GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S5Z42102
SusWrite @10s intervals: 433 440 621 536 533 526 MB/s
Read 1,338
Write 1,170
Mixed 559
SusWrite 515
199% 895 MB/s
4K Read 31.5
4K Write 113
4K Mixed 50
172% 64.8 MB/s
DQ Read 323
DQ Write 566
DQ Mixed 317
277% 402 MB/s
413GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S5Z42105
SusWrite @10s intervals: 747 532 532 534 533 535 MB/s
Read 1,328
Write 1,082
Mixed 120
SusWrite 569
172% 775 MB/s
4K Read 32.7
4K Write 47.7
4K Mixed 38.8
124% 39.7 MB/s
DQ Read 304
DQ Write 69.2
DQ Mixed 97.9
95% 157 MB/s
198GB free
Firmware: S5Z42105
SusWrite @10s intervals: 823 363 483 532 534 533 MB/s
Read 1,161
Write 743
Mixed 124
SusWrite 545
142% 643 MB/s
4K Read 31.8
4K Write 46.8
4K Mixed 36.4
120% 38.3 MB/s
DQ Read 296
DQ Write 69
DQ Mixed 122
105% 162 MB/s
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Typical SA2000M8500G 500GB Builds (Compare 38,868 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 88%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: MSI B450 TOMAHAWK MAX (MS-7C02) - $125

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 76% - Very good Total price: $793

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Excellent

10 months ago.

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Kingston A2000 NVMe PCIe SSD 500GB


Excellent

4 months ago.

so fast


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