Average Bench: 70.3% (475th of 956)

Based on 380 user benchmarks.  Model: KINGSTON RBU-SC100S37256GD

Good average bench

The Kingston RBU-SC100S37256GD 256GB averaged 29.7% 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 483MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 61.5MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Kingston RBU-SC100S37256GD 256GB is 31.6%. 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 24.8MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 96.3MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 380 samples)
Min Avg Max
441 Read 483 505
30.7 Write 391 444
222 Mixed 411 464
46.5 SusWrite 231 432
84.9% 379 MB/s
Min Avg Max
13.9 4K Read 20.2 24.2
28.5 4K Write 61.5 92.4
7.64 4K Mixed 10.5 20.4
76.6% 30.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
16.9 DQ Read 96.3 140
45.2 DQ Write 177 226
7.59 DQ Mixed 24.8 68.7
50.6% 99.5 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
84GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S8FM06.9
SusWrite @10s intervals: 435 402 429 421 424 423 MB/s
Read 458
Write 415
Mixed 229
SusWrite 422
86% 381 MB/s
4K Read 19.9
4K Write 88
4K Mixed 20.6
103% 42.8 MB/s
DQ Read 140
DQ Write 223
DQ Mixed 69.2
84% 144 MB/s
128GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S8FM06.9
SusWrite @10s intervals: 399 312 419 285 435 428 MB/s
Read 486
Write 258
Mixed 240
SusWrite 380
76% 341 MB/s
4K Read 23.2
4K Write 72.2
4K Mixed 22.2
102% 39.2 MB/s
DQ Read 139
DQ Write 222
DQ Mixed 71
85% 144 MB/s
180GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S8FM06.9
SusWrite @10s intervals: 260 403 418 433 445 436 MB/s
Read 414
Write 310
Mixed 217
SusWrite 399
75% 335 MB/s
4K Read 19.4
4K Write 62.2
4K Mixed 19.5
87% 33.7 MB/s
DQ Read 121
DQ Write 57.1
DQ Mixed 69.7
57% 82.5 MB/s
176GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S8FM06.9
SusWrite @10s intervals: 251 68 64 64 62 63 MB/s
Read 462
Write 417
Mixed 226
SusWrite 95.3
67% 300 MB/s
4K Read 18
4K Write 62.8
4K Mixed 19.7
86% 33.5 MB/s
DQ Read 140
DQ Write 208
DQ Mixed 68.3
81% 139 MB/s
44GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S8FM06.9
SusWrite @10s intervals: 325 59 15 5.4 21 6.8 MB/s
Read 459
Write 413
Mixed 228
SusWrite 72.1
65% 293 MB/s
4K Read 17.7
4K Write 51.6
4K Mixed 20.3
80% 29.9 MB/s
DQ Read 139
DQ Write 212
DQ Mixed 70.6
83% 140 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 8,570,448 SSDs tested.

Typical RBU-SC100S37256GD 256GB Builds (Compare 1,607 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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