Average Bench: 197% (101st of 1071)

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.

Strengths

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.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 684MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 801MB/s
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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 Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
337GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S5Z42105
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1246 1234 1259 1277 917 1193 MB/s
Read 1587
Write 1,175
Mixed 1,130
SusWrite 1,188
285% 1,270 MB/s
4K Read 56.1
4K Write 132
4K Mixed 72.1
247% 86.7 MB/s
DQ Read 769
DQ Write 785
DQ Mixed 348
380% 634 MB/s
210GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S5Z42102
SusWrite @10s intervals: 649 467 505 543 548 531 MB/s
Read 1,372
Write 1464
Mixed 199
SusWrite 541
199% 894 MB/s
4K Read 57.6
4K Write 78.4
4K Mixed 45.8
188% 60.6 MB/s
DQ Read 719
DQ Write 719
DQ Mixed 243
314% 560 MB/s
275GB free
Firmware: S5Z42109
SusWrite @10s intervals: 733 531 533 539 521 528 MB/s
Read 1,342
Write 514
Mixed 551
SusWrite 564
164% 742 MB/s
4K Read 32.2
4K Write 142
4K Mixed 42.7
179% 72.5 MB/s
DQ Read 297
DQ Write 700
DQ Mixed 350
309% 449 MB/s
212GB free
Firmware: S5Z42109
SusWrite @10s intervals: 787 546 550 549 451 279 MB/s
Read 1,310
Write 1,100
Mixed 549
SusWrite 527
194% 871 MB/s
4K Read 31.5
4K Write 152
4K Mixed 50.7
193% 78.1 MB/s
DQ Read 300
DQ Write 565
DQ Mixed 331
280% 399 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 63,158,347 SSDs tested.

Typical SA2000M8500G 500GB Builds (Compare 14,630 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 99%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 93%
Nuclear submarine

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 70% - Good Total price: $788

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 Comments

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Excellent

3 years ago.

Deal  shop.bt.com/...

Kingston A2000 NVMe PCIe SSD 500GB


Good

18 months ago.

good price to performance rate.....


Good

14 months ago.

fast and cheap ;)


Excellent

2 years ago.

so fast


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