Average Bench: 197% (108th of 1080)

Based on 87,883 user benchmarks.  Model: KINGSTON SA2000M8500G

Outstanding average bench

The Kingston SA2000M8500G 500GB averaged 97.1% 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.


Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 305MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 1,441MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Kingston SA2000M8500G 500GB is 160%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Kingston SA2000M8500G 500GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. Sustained Write Speed 684MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 801MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 87,883 samples)
Min Avg Max
919 Read 1,441 1,692
427 Write 1,149 1,746
123 Mixed 801 1,294
323 SusWrite 684 1,277
227% 1,019 MB/s
Min Avg Max
26.4 4K Read 48.2 66.9
46 4K Write 131 202
33.9 4K Mixed 66.5 93.1
228% 81.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
289 DQ Read 586 772
68.5 DQ Write 627 1,036
113 DQ Mixed 305 358
312% 506 MB/s
User Benchmarks BenchSequentialRandom 4kDeep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
275GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S5Z42105
SusWrite @10s intervals: 820 551 555 559 560 559 MB/s
Read 1,346
Write 1,318
Mixed 555
SusWrite 601
213% 955 MB/s
4K Read 32.8
4K Write 166
4K Mixed 56.4
210% 85.2 MB/s
DQ Read 333
DQ Write 577
DQ Mixed 320
281% 410 MB/s
155GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S5Z42105
SusWrite @10s intervals: 693 520 536 538 540 541 MB/s
Read 1,338
Write 480
Mixed 555
SusWrite 561
162% 733 MB/s
4K Read 31.8
4K Write 116
4K Mixed 47.3
170% 65.1 MB/s
DQ Read 299
DQ Write 661
DQ Mixed 320
289% 427 MB/s
238GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S5Z42105
SusWrite @10s intervals: 720 551 557 555 551 553 MB/s
Read 1,220
Write 707
Mixed 324
SusWrite 581
157% 708 MB/s
4K Read 31.5
4K Write 106
4K Mixed 50.5
169% 62.7 MB/s
DQ Read 298
DQ Write 548
DQ Mixed 353
288% 400 MB/s
122GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S5Z42105
SusWrite @10s intervals: 450 235 498 465 215 519 MB/s
Read 1,221
Write 1,297
Mixed 529
SusWrite 397
192% 861 MB/s
4K Read 26.6
4K Write 115
4K Mixed 43.6
157% 61.6 MB/s
DQ Read 297
DQ Write 539
DQ Mixed 350
285% 396 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 76,226,871 SSDs tested

Typical SA2000M8500G 500GB Builds (Compare 19,444 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings
Gaming 99%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop 90%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation 93%
Nuclear submarine

Motherboard: MSI B450 TOMAHAWK MAX (MS-7C02) - $130

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 130% - Outstanding Total price: $469

Popular SA2000M8500G 500GB compatible motherboards:

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4 years ago.

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Kingston A2000 NVMe PCIe SSD 500GB


2 years ago.

good price to performance rate.....


2 years ago.

fast and cheap ;)


4 years ago.

so fast

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