Average Bench: 215% (76th of 1058)

Based on 60,951 user benchmarks.  Model: KINGSTON SA2000M8500G

Outstanding average bench

The Kingston SA2000M8500G 500GB averaged 115.3% 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 317MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 710MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Kingston SA2000M8500G 500GB is 145%. 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 803MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 935MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 60,951 samples)
Min Avg Max
1,164 Read 1,508 1,700
494 Write 1,301 1,757
125 Mixed 935 1,297
385 SusWrite 803 1,272
254% 1,137 MB/s
Min Avg Max
29 4K Read 52.4 66.5
48.9 4K Write 138 191
38.4 4K Mixed 71.4 92.8
244% 87.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
296 DQ Read 649 773
70.7 DQ Write 710 1,048
114 DQ Mixed 317 355
339% 559 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
466GB free
Firmware: S5Z42105
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1334 1341 1345 1346 1349 884 MB/s
Read 1681
Write 1,395
Mixed 1,166
SusWrite 1,266
309% 1,377 MB/s
4K Read 61.3
4K Write 153
4K Mixed 85.7
284% 100 MB/s
DQ Read 762
DQ Write 820
DQ Mixed 332
376% 638 MB/s
331GB free
Firmware: S5Z42105
SusWrite @10s intervals: 971 1318 1333 949 551 532 MB/s
Read 1,637
Write 1,304
Mixed 1,130
SusWrite 942
280% 1,253 MB/s
4K Read 60.2
4K Write 150
4K Mixed 81.9
275% 97.2 MB/s
DQ Read 766
DQ Write 761
DQ Mixed 350
376% 626 MB/s
190GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S5Z42105
SusWrite @10s intervals: 734 612 555 380 414 554 MB/s
Read 1,688
Write 656
Mixed 1285
SusWrite 542
231% 1,043 MB/s
4K Read 65
4K Write 174
4K Mixed 88.9
304% 109 MB/s
DQ Read 757
DQ Write 821
DQ Mixed 332
376% 637 MB/s
208GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S5Z42105
SusWrite @10s intervals: 705 247 575 542 544 541 MB/s
Read 1,683
Write 1,714
Mixed 1,241
SusWrite 526
289% 1,291 MB/s
4K Read 66.1
4K Write 177
4K Mixed 90.4
310% 111 MB/s
DQ Read 773
DQ Write 494
DQ Mixed 328
327% 531 MB/s
331GB free
Firmware: S5Z42105
SusWrite @10s intervals: 945 1249 1209 1257 1256 1256 MB/s
Read 1,313
Write 524
Mixed 558
SusWrite 1,195
200% 898 MB/s
4K Read 32.1
4K Write 144
4K Mixed 50.6
190% 75.6 MB/s
DQ Read 301
DQ Write 723
DQ Mixed 350
313% 458 MB/s
228GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S5Z42105
SusWrite @10s intervals: 742 225 543 544 543 542 MB/s
Read 1,670
Write 1,724
Mixed 554
SusWrite 523
249% 1,118 MB/s
4K Read 34.2
4K Write 179
4K Mixed 54.8
217% 89.3 MB/s
DQ Read 296
DQ Write 558
DQ Mixed 342
284% 399 MB/s
48GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S5Z42105
SusWrite @10s intervals: 309 617 443 191 720 175 MB/s
Read 1,361
Write 350
Mixed 347
SusWrite 409
135% 617 MB/s
4K Read 33.2
4K Write 77.1
4K Mixed 43.6
147% 51.3 MB/s
DQ Read 302
DQ Write 152
DQ Mixed 303
205% 253 MB/s
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Typical SA2000M8500G 500GB Builds (Compare 74,420 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 91%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 86%
Aircraft carrier

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 74% - Very good Total price: $803

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Excellent

19 months ago.

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Kingston A2000 NVMe PCIe SSD 500GB


Excellent

13 months ago.

so fast


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