TEST: Kingston XS2000 Portable SSD 2TB external SSD

Here you can find a detailed performance and benchmark test of the external SSD XS2000 Portable SSD with 2TB (SXS2000/2000G) from Kingston.
Score
1317
Price/GB
0,09 €


Technical data
Image XS2000 Portable SSD
Manufacturer Kingston
Model number SXS2000/2000G
Storage capacity 2048 GB (1908 GiB)
pSLC-Cache 195 GB approx.
Read speed 2000 MB/s
Write speed 2000 MB/s
Interface USB 3.2 Gen 2x2 (20 Gbit/s)
Connection USB Typ C
Price ca. 187 USD (= 0,09 $ / GB)
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Compared to the top performer*
Read speed
100 %
Write speed
87 %

*) Test result evaluated according to AS SSD Score within the same size.

AS SSD Benchmark

Standard performance test

The standard test was performed with a 5 GB file. A total score of 1317 points was achieved.

AS SSD TEST: Kingston XS2000 Portable SSD 2TB

AS SSD Read: Write:
Seq
in megabytes per second
1907,99 MB/s
1688,38 MB/s
4K
in megabytes per second
24,68 MB/s
77,30 MB/s
4K-64Thrd
in megabytes per second
274,53 MB/s
334,40 MB/s
Access time
in milliseconds
0,048 ms
0,605 ms
Score
490
581
Total score
1317

Copy Performance Test

A common everyday situation is simulated here. Three test folders are created:

  • ISO (folder with two large files)
  • Program (folder with many small files)
  • Game (folder with small and large files)

The three folders are copied using the Windows Copy command (the cache remains enabled). The practical test of October 27, 2023 shows the performance for simultaneous write and read operations. The lower the duration, the better the performance.

AS SSD TEST: Kingston XS2000 Portable SSD 2TB
AS SSD Copy-Benchmark Transfer rate: Duration:
ISO
two large files
884,75 MB/s
2,60 s
Program
many small files
138,82 MB/s
50,70 s
Game
small and large files
522,78 MB/s
13,21 s

Compression Performance Test

Here, the writing and reading speed of the SSD is measured depending on the compressibility of the data (according to the manufacturer, these should be 2000MB/s and 2000MB/s respectively).

AS SSD TEST: Kingston XS2000 Portable SSD 2TB

CrystalDiskMark Benchmark

Here, two sequential and two random performance tests are performed, similar to the ones performed on the AS SSD.

CrystalDiskMark Benchmark TEST: Kingston XS2000 Portable SSD 2TB
CDM Read [MB/s] Write [MB/s]
SEQ1M
Q8T1
2081,44
1877,72
SEQ1M
Q1T1
1885,88
1714,01
RND4K
Q32T16
281,43
379,08
RND4K
Q1T1
31,39
84,54

Input/Output operations per second

CDM Read [IOPS] Write [IOPS]
SEQ1M
Q8T1
1.985,00
1.790,70
SEQ1M
Q1T1
1.798,50
1.634,60
RND4K
Q32T16
68.707,50
92.549,80
RND4K
Q1T1
7.663,30
20.640,60

Average latency

CDM Read [µs] Write [µs]
SEQ1M
Q8T1
4.026,69
4.453,14
SEQ1M
Q1T1
555,84
611,47
RND4K
Q32T16
7.437,52
5.526,44
RND4K
Q1T1
130,34
48,01

HD Tune Pro Benchmark

HD Tune writes a 5 GB file to the Kingston external SSD. The transfer data of the read speed is displayed graphically. The minimum, maximum and average values are also determined. The determined access time and burst rate are also displayed.

HD Tune TEST: Kingston XS2000 Portable SSD 2TB

ATTO Disk Benchmark

Here, a 256 MB file is written several times to the Kingston external SSD . The I/O block size varies (from 512 bytes to 64 megabytes). The larger the blocks, the faster they can be written and read.

ATTO Disk Benchmark TEST: Kingston XS2000 Portable SSD 2TB


Information about the test system can be found at the bottom of the home page.
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