Average Bench: 69.3% (495th of 956)

Based on 1,211 user benchmarks.  Model: KINGSTON RBU-SNS8152S3256GG2

Above average average bench

The Kingston RBU-SNS8152S3256GG2 256GB averaged 30.6% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This isn't a great result which indicates that there are much faster alternatives on the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 22.6MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 63.3MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Kingston RBU-SNS8152S3256GG2 256GB is 31.8%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Kingston RBU-SNS8152S3256GG2 256GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 200MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 15.3MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,211 samples)
Min Avg Max
357 Read 482 521
122 Write 280 325
214 Mixed 344 403
83.7 SusWrite 200 306
72.8% 327 MB/s
Min Avg Max
9.74 4K Read 22.6 30
21.9 4K Write 63.3 92.6
7.71 4K Mixed 15.3 34.8
87.3% 33.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
14.8 DQ Read 166 308
51.7 DQ Write 204 310
7.33 DQ Mixed 57.9 154
79% 143 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
157GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SAFM01.R
SusWrite @10s intervals: 277 278 317 318 319 175 MB/s
Read 503
Write 324
Mixed 299
SusWrite 280
78% 352 MB/s
4K Read 30.5
4K Write 91.4
4K Mixed 37.7
143% 53.2 MB/s
DQ Read 317
DQ Write 301
DQ Mixed 153
158% 257 MB/s
199GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SAFM01.R
SusWrite @10s intervals: 267 307 319 321 319 319 MB/s
Read 424
Write 323
Mixed 280
SusWrite 308
75% 334 MB/s
4K Read 18.3
4K Write 60.9
4K Mixed 31.2
100% 36.8 MB/s
DQ Read 299
DQ Write 325
DQ Mixed 151
158% 258 MB/s
199GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SAFM01.R
SusWrite @10s intervals: 284 293 306 315 313 314 MB/s
Read 404
Write 310
Mixed 276
SusWrite 304
72% 323 MB/s
4K Read 23
4K Write 61.4
4K Mixed 24.8
99% 36.4 MB/s
DQ Read 297
DQ Write 322
DQ Mixed 152
158% 257 MB/s
113GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SAFM01.R
SusWrite @10s intervals: 265 147 183 112 234 141 MB/s
Read 474
Write 324
Mixed 302
SusWrite 180
71% 320 MB/s
4K Read 25.7
4K Write 74
4K Mixed 31.9
119% 43.9 MB/s
DQ Read 252
DQ Write 292
DQ Mixed 148
146% 230 MB/s
113GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SAFM01.R
SusWrite @10s intervals: 123 284 148 181 174 MB/s
Read 456
Write 296
Mixed 294
SusWrite 174
68% 305 MB/s
4K Read 25.4
4K Write 66.7
4K Mixed 31.8
115% 41.3 MB/s
DQ Read 260
DQ Write 278
DQ Mixed 156
148% 231 MB/s
138GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SAFM01.R
SusWrite @10s intervals: 288 317 313 319 319 308 MB/s
Read 440
Write 302
Mixed 281
SusWrite 311
75% 333 MB/s
4K Read 19.6
4K Write 47
4K Mixed 21.2
82% 29.3 MB/s
DQ Read 260
DQ Write 304
DQ Mixed 154
152% 239 MB/s
116GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SAFM01.R
SusWrite @10s intervals: 196 162 178 164 214 252 MB/s
Read 335
Write 109
Mixed 202
SusWrite 194
47% 210 MB/s
4K Read 10.4
4K Write 31.4
4K Mixed 10.8
46% 17.5 MB/s
DQ Read 302
DQ Write 127
DQ Mixed 154
130% 194 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 8,570,448 SSDs tested.

Typical RBU-SNS8152S3256GG2 256GB Builds (Compare 7,080 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 15%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 47%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 26%
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