Average Bench: 202% (84th of 1058)

Based on 91,160 user benchmarks.  Model: KINGSTON SA2000M8500G

Outstanding average bench

The Kingston SA2000M8500G 500GB averaged 101.6% 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 300MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 1,466MB/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 706MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 816MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 91,160 samples)
Min Avg Max
1,056 Read 1,466 1,703
447 Write 1,192 1,753
124 Mixed 816 1,295
339 SusWrite 706 1,290
233% 1,045 MB/s
Min Avg Max
27.9 4K Read 49.7 67.1
43.9 4K Write 133 205
35.8 4K Mixed 67.9 94.3
232% 83.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
293 DQ Read 611 774
67.4 DQ Write 634 1,039
110 DQ Mixed 300 355
314% 515 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
299GB free
Firmware: S5Z42109
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1777 1777 1590 658 737 1772 MB/s
Read 1,703
Write 961
Mixed 1,298
SusWrite 1,385
300% 1,337 MB/s
4K Read 66.9
4K Write 189
4K Mixed 92.2
320% 116 MB/s
DQ Read 770
DQ Write 1,041
DQ Mixed 345
417% 719 MB/s
432GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S5Z42105
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1518 1648 1657 1643 944 540 MB/s
Read 1,607
Write 1,483
Mixed 1,236
SusWrite 1325
318% 1,413 MB/s
4K Read 55.9
4K Write 117
4K Mixed 73.6
241% 82.2 MB/s
DQ Read 745
DQ Write 692
DQ Mixed 359
368% 599 MB/s
296GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S5Z42105
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1575 1584 1578 862 460 300 MB/s
Read 1,658
Write 1,657
Mixed 1,255
SusWrite 1,060
316% 1,408 MB/s
4K Read 60.8
4K Write 128
4K Mixed 78.1
260% 89 MB/s
DQ Read 769
DQ Write 968
DQ Mixed 349
408% 695 MB/s
71GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S5Z42105
SusWrite @10s intervals: 251 706 537 185 192 208 MB/s
Read 1318
Write 502
Mixed 303
SusWrite 346
135% 617 MB/s
4K Read 31.5
4K Write 170
4K Mixed 52.1
205% 84.6 MB/s
DQ Read 133
DQ Write 540
DQ Mixed 164
176% 279 MB/s
194GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S5Z42105
SusWrite @10s intervals: 519 467 550 550 555 551 MB/s
Read 1,311
Write 906
Mixed 331
SusWrite 532
170% 770 MB/s
4K Read 29.3
4K Write 91.8
4K Mixed 45.6
151% 55.6 MB/s
DQ Read 299
DQ Write 558
DQ Mixed 356
291% 405 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 57,591,653 SSDs tested.

Typical SA2000M8500G 500GB Builds (Compare 102,308 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 86%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 82%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: MSI B450 TOMAHAWK MAX (MS-7C02) - $105

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 73% - Very good Total price: $719

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 Comments

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Excellent

2 years ago.

Deal  shop.bt.com/...

Kingston A2000 NVMe PCIe SSD 500GB


Good

13 months ago.

good price to performance rate.....


Good

8 months ago.

fast and cheap ;)


Excellent

2 years ago.

so fast


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