Average Bench: 70.5% (439th of 955)

Based on 351 user benchmarks.  Model: KINGSTON RBU-SC100S37256GD

Good average bench

The Kingston RBU-SC100S37256GD 256GB averaged 29.4% 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. Sequential Read Speed 486MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 427MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Kingston RBU-SC100S37256GD 256GB is 29.6%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Kingston RBU-SC100S37256GD 256GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 22.1MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 93.3MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 351 samples)
Min Avg Max
461 Read 486 505
28.5 Write 391 444
234 Mixed 427 464
79.4 SusWrite 197 400
84% 375 MB/s
Min Avg Max
13.8 4K Read 20.1 24.1
28.8 4K Write 61.1 91.6
7.67 4K Mixed 9.77 10.9
75.3% 30.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
16.4 DQ Read 93.3 140
44.8 DQ Write 176 225
7.53 DQ Mixed 22.1 30.4
48.6% 97 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
166GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S8FM06.9
SusWrite @10s intervals: 389 309 420 422 433 426 MB/s
Read 462
Write 423
Mixed 230
SusWrite 400
85% 379 MB/s
4K Read 22.3
4K Write 63.7
4K Mixed 21.7
95% 35.9 MB/s
DQ Read 132
DQ Write 219
DQ Mixed 69.6
83% 140 MB/s
97GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S8FM06.9
SusWrite @10s intervals: 404 414 422 423 336 5.8 MB/s
Read 478
Write 419
Mixed 226
SusWrite 334
82% 364 MB/s
4K Read 20.3
4K Write 53.9
4K Mixed 20.4
86% 31.5 MB/s
DQ Read 139
DQ Write 220
DQ Mixed 71.1
84% 144 MB/s
77GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S8FM06.9
SusWrite @10s intervals: 224 186 27 5.2 90 6.1 MB/s
Read 479
Write 429
Mixed 233
SusWrite 89.9
68% 308 MB/s
4K Read 21.6
4K Write 57.9
4K Mixed 18.6
87% 32.7 MB/s
DQ Read 139
DQ Write 223
DQ Mixed 69.7
84% 144 MB/s
37GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S8FM06.9
SusWrite @10s intervals: 53 6.2 69 5.7 72 22 MB/s
Read 455
Write 417
Mixed 235
SusWrite 37.9
64% 286 MB/s
4K Read 18.8
4K Write 87.8
4K Mixed 18.9
99% 41.8 MB/s
DQ Read 139
DQ Write 205
DQ Mixed 9.1
53% 118 MB/s
90GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S8FM06.9
SusWrite @10s intervals: 108 198 222 418 278 5.9 MB/s
Read 325
Write 196
Mixed 15.5
SusWrite 205
41% 185 MB/s
4K Read 13.5
4K Write 5.4
4K Mixed 6.9
32% 8.6 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 7,572,550 SSDs tested.

Typical RBU-SC100S37256GD 256GB Builds (Compare 1,433 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 25%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 62%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Speed boat

System: Asus G20AJ

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 64% - Good Total price: $428

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