Average Bench: 231% (46th of 1012)

Based on 2,588 user benchmarks.  Model: KINGSTON SA2000M8500G

Outstanding average bench

The Kingston SA2000M8500G 500GB averaged 131.0% 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 330MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 823MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Kingston SA2000M8500G 500GB is 120%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Kingston SA2000M8500G 500GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 297MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 904MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,588 samples)
Min Avg Max
1,213 Read 1,550 1,707
578 Write 1,477 1,763
115 Mixed 297 1,107
494 SusWrite 904 1,263
236% 1,057 MB/s
Min Avg Max
31.3 4K Read 56.1 66.4
81.8 4K Write 143 187
45 4K Mixed 76 92.4
258% 91.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
299 DQ Read 694 770
309 DQ Write 823 1,057
173 DQ Mixed 330 351
367% 615 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
347GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S5Z42102
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1247 1324 1335 786 841 539 MB/s
Read 1,656
Write 1323
Mixed 249
SusWrite 1012
236% 1,060 MB/s
4K Read 61.1
4K Write 142
4K Mixed 82
273% 95.2 MB/s
DQ Read 768
DQ Write 751
DQ Mixed 349
375% 623 MB/s
363GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S5Z42102
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1399 1514 1536 1562 1538 1526 MB/s
Read 1,191
Write 547
Mixed 472
SusWrite 1,512
208% 930 MB/s
4K Read 39.1
4K Write 122
4K Mixed 71.1
215% 77.3 MB/s
DQ Read 730
DQ Write 674
DQ Mixed 335
352% 580 MB/s
277GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S5Z42102
SusWrite @10s intervals: 487 638 492 461 469 469 MB/s
Read 1,653
Write 850
Mixed 239
SusWrite 503
178% 811 MB/s
4K Read 63.3
4K Write 173
4K Mixed 87.3
299% 108 MB/s
DQ Read 763
DQ Write 825
DQ Mixed 338
380% 642 MB/s
363GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S5Z42102
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1378 1534 1376 1092 581 537 MB/s
Read 1,235
Write 1,305
Mixed 107
SusWrite 1,083
209% 933 MB/s
4K Read 54.1
4K Write 122
4K Mixed 72.1
239% 82.6 MB/s
DQ Read 766
DQ Write 671
DQ Mixed 349
363% 595 MB/s
156GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S5Z42102
SusWrite @10s intervals: 434 589 541 540 540 542 MB/s
Read 1,623
Write 737
Mixed 189
SusWrite 531
169% 770 MB/s
4K Read 59.5
4K Write 148
4K Mixed 78.3
269% 95.4 MB/s
DQ Read 764
DQ Write 870
DQ Mixed 222
332% 619 MB/s
375GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S5Z42102
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1389 1063 733 597 597 533 MB/s
Read 1,622
Write 1,617
Mixed 192
SusWrite 819
236% 1,063 MB/s
4K Read 61.5
4K Write 142
4K Mixed 84.2
276% 96 MB/s
DQ Read 397
DQ Write 204
DQ Mixed 94
125% 232 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 19,943,684 SSDs tested.

Typical SA2000M8500G 500GB Builds (Compare 6,123 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 102%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 113%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 91%
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Motherboard: MSI B450 TOMAHAWK MAX (MS-7C02)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 76% - Very good Total price: $670

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