Average Bench: 200% (86th of 1058)

Based on 83,262 user benchmarks.  Model: KINGSTON SA2000M8500G

Outstanding average bench

The Kingston SA2000M8500G 500GB averaged 99.8% 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 299MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 1,461MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Kingston SA2000M8500G 500GB is 148%. 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 710MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 829MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 83,262 samples)
Min Avg Max
971 Read 1,461 1,701
451 Write 1,176 1,754
123 Mixed 829 1,290
374 SusWrite 710 1,279
233% 1,044 MB/s
Min Avg Max
28 4K Read 49.4 67.1
45.2 4K Write 127 191
36.4 4K Mixed 67 92.4
228% 81.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
291 DQ Read 604 773
68.1 DQ Write 619 1,039
110 DQ Mixed 299 353
311% 508 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
418GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S5Z42105
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1668 1697 1104 1096 624 539 MB/s
Read 1,678
Write 1,748
Mixed 1,288
SusWrite 1,121
328% 1,459 MB/s
4K Read 66.9
4K Write 190
4K Mixed 92.7
321% 117 MB/s
DQ Read 765
DQ Write 1101
DQ Mixed 350
428% 739 MB/s
343GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S5Z44101
SusWrite @10s intervals: 922 652 631 743 746 746 MB/s
Read 1,893
Write 1,752
Mixed 1,374
SusWrite 740
322% 1,440 MB/s
4K Read 63
4K Write 199
4K Mixed 90.8
317% 118 MB/s
DQ Read 1,054
DQ Write 1,055
DQ Mixed 384
473% 831 MB/s
350GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S5Z42105
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1574 1525 1629 1737 1237 1100 MB/s
Read 1,625
Write 1,112
Mixed 1,298
SusWrite 1,467
309% 1,375 MB/s
4K Read 58.7
4K Write 124
4K Mixed 75.7
252% 86.1 MB/s
DQ Read 767
DQ Write 669
DQ Mixed 349
363% 595 MB/s
375GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S5Z42105
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1329 1599 1270 727 536 531 MB/s
Read 1,677
Write 1,686
Mixed 1,267
SusWrite 999
316% 1,407 MB/s
4K Read 63.6
4K Write 173
4K Mixed 86.6
299% 108 MB/s
DQ Read 760
DQ Write 933
DQ Mixed 348
401% 680 MB/s
435GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S5Z42105
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1438 1327 1086 610 534 505 MB/s
Read 1,560
Write 1380
Mixed 1,234
SusWrite 917
286% 1,273 MB/s
4K Read 57.7
4K Write 139
4K Mixed 77.3
260% 91.4 MB/s
DQ Read 756
DQ Write 1,013
DQ Mixed 351
414% 707 MB/s
340GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S5Z42105
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1365 605 1438 887 283 174 MB/s
Read 1655
Write 1,509
Mixed 1,214
SusWrite 792
290% 1,293 MB/s
4K Read 61.8
4K Write 92.8
4K Mixed 66.5
228% 73.7 MB/s
DQ Read 340
DQ Write 360
DQ Mixed 282
231% 328 MB/s
238GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S5Z42105
SusWrite @10s intervals: 821 529 536 537 534 518 MB/s
Read 1308
Write 923
Mixed 123
SusWrite 579
162% 733 MB/s
4K Read 32.4
4K Write 50.9
4K Mixed 39.3
126% 40.9 MB/s
DQ Read 297
DQ Write 63.6
DQ Mixed 111
100% 157 MB/s
108GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S5Z42105
SusWrite @10s intervals: 694 446 314 296 538 150 MB/s
Read 1,171
Write 968
Mixed 117
SusWrite 406
147% 666 MB/s
4K Read 21.3
4K Write 27.9
4K Mixed 22.3
76% 23.8 MB/s
DQ Read 296
DQ Write 68.3
DQ Mixed 93.4
92% 153 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 51,170,732 SSDs tested.

Typical SA2000M8500G 500GB Builds (Compare 89,998 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 89%
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Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 85%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: MSI B450 TOMAHAWK MAX (MS-7C02) - $126

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 73% - Very good Total price: $869

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 Comments

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Excellent

2 years ago.

Deal  shop.bt.com/...

Kingston A2000 NVMe PCIe SSD 500GB


Good

6 months ago.

good price to performance rate.....


Good

1 month ago.

fast and cheap ;)


Excellent

20 months ago.

so fast


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