Average Bench: 212% (78th of 1058)

Based on 71,014 user benchmarks.  Model: KINGSTON SA2000M8500G

Outstanding average bench

The Kingston SA2000M8500G 500GB averaged 112.5% 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 310MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 1,515MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Kingston SA2000M8500G 500GB is 151%. 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 791MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 901MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 71,014 samples)
Min Avg Max
1,164 Read 1,515 1716
527 Write 1,302 1,753
124 Mixed 901 1,304
401 SusWrite 791 1,270
252% 1,127 MB/s
Min Avg Max
28.7 4K Read 52.6 67.1
47.2 4K Write 133 191
36.5 4K Mixed 69.9 92.6
240% 85.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
294 DQ Read 639 856
68.7 DQ Write 676 1,036
112 DQ Mixed 310 381
329% 542 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: 1731 1753 1762 1764 691 544 MB/s
Read 1,608
Write 1,748
Mixed 1,262
SusWrite 1,374
338% 1,498 MB/s
4K Read 64.1
4K Write 173
4K Mixed 88.8
302% 108 MB/s
DQ Read 767
DQ Write 956
DQ Mixed 352
407% 692 MB/s
353GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S5Z42102
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1727 1704 1759 1747 572 313 MB/s
Read 1,626
Write 1,775
Mixed 271
SusWrite 1,304
278% 1,244 MB/s
4K Read 64.8
4K Write 169
4K Mixed 88.6
301% 108 MB/s
DQ Read 764
DQ Write 999
DQ Mixed 327
402% 697 MB/s
306GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S5Z42105
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1747 1754 1752 901 1133 338 MB/s
Read 1,684
Write 1,765
Mixed 1,284
SusWrite 1,271
338% 1,501 MB/s
4K Read 65
4K Write 171
4K Mixed 89.2
303% 108 MB/s
DQ Read 401
DQ Write 694
DQ Mixed 352
322% 482 MB/s
405GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S5Z42105
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1268 1136 1089 1001 800 675 MB/s
Read 1,464
Write 1,287
Mixed 1,095
SusWrite 995
272% 1,210 MB/s
4K Read 61.2
4K Write 145
4K Mixed 80.3
272% 95.6 MB/s
DQ Read 760
DQ Write 686
DQ Mixed 350
364% 598 MB/s
132GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S5Z42105
SusWrite @10s intervals: 427 96 318 495 481 375 MB/s
Read 1,580
Write 1,199
Mixed 657
SusWrite 365
211% 950 MB/s
4K Read 51.3
4K Write 113
4K Mixed 66.8
223% 76.9 MB/s
DQ Read 752
DQ Write 484
DQ Mixed 305
312% 514 MB/s
173GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S5Z42105
SusWrite @10s intervals: 700 533 551 546 548 512 MB/s
Read 1,390
Write 541
Mixed 566
SusWrite 565
169% 766 MB/s
4K Read 32.2
4K Write 147
4K Mixed 50.9
192% 76.7 MB/s
DQ Read 300
DQ Write 686
DQ Mixed 353
309% 446 MB/s
153GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S5Z42109
SusWrite @10s intervals: 436 404 648 536 531 535 MB/s
Read 1,283
Write 1,218
Mixed 543
SusWrite 515
198% 890 MB/s
4K Read 29.7
4K Write 100
4K Mixed 44.9
156% 58.2 MB/s
DQ Read 301
DQ Write 564
DQ Mixed 325
277% 397 MB/s
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Typical SA2000M8500G 500GB Builds (Compare 81,389 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 92%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 87%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: MSI B450 TOMAHAWK MAX (MS-7C02) - $109

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 74% - Very good Total price: $853

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 Comments

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Excellent

22 months ago.

Deal  shop.bt.com/...

Kingston A2000 NVMe PCIe SSD 500GB


Good

2 months ago.

good price to performance rate.....


Excellent

16 months ago.

so fast


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