Average Bench: 74.3% (527th of 1016)

Based on 1,913 user benchmarks.  Model: KINGSTON RBU-SNS8152S3256GG2

Good average bench

The Kingston RBU-SNS8152S3256GG2 256GB averaged 25.6% 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-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 133MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 29.6MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Kingston RBU-SNS8152S3256GG2 256GB is 42.4%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Kingston RBU-SNS8152S3256GG2 256GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 199MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 256MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,913 samples)
Min Avg Max
308 Read 430 502
71.8 Write 256 326
125 Mixed 263 311
83 SusWrite 199 310
63.8% 287 MB/s
Min Avg Max
9.7 4K Read 23.6 31.1
26.7 4K Write 69.2 98.8
13.1 4K Mixed 29.6 38.4
110% 40.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
163 DQ Read 272 319
70.7 DQ Write 234 320
33.2 DQ Mixed 133 157
132% 213 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
134GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SAFM01.R
SusWrite @10s intervals: 253 136 98 98 98 98 MB/s
Read 474
Write 313
Mixed 302
SusWrite 130
68% 305 MB/s
4K Read 31.3
4K Write 100
4K Mixed 39.3
151% 57 MB/s
DQ Read 265
DQ Write 295
DQ Mixed 148
148% 236 MB/s
173GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SAFM01.R
SusWrite @10s intervals: 278 283 307 318 324 323 MB/s
Read 473
Write 325
Mixed 299
SusWrite 305
78% 351 MB/s
4K Read 25.4
4K Write 65.1
4K Mixed 28.5
110% 39.7 MB/s
DQ Read 320
DQ Write 313
DQ Mixed 157
162% 263 MB/s
56GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SAFM01.R
SusWrite @10s intervals: 222 163 151 150 139 135 MB/s
Read 418
Write 258
Mixed 317
SusWrite 160
64% 288 MB/s
4K Read 30.2
4K Write 90.2
4K Mixed 37.1
141% 52.5 MB/s
DQ Read 310
DQ Write 47.9
DQ Mixed 35.2
63% 131 MB/s
27GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SAFM01.R
SusWrite @10s intervals: 198 132 113 88 97 104 MB/s
Read 453
Write 317
Mixed 137
SusWrite 122
57% 257 MB/s
4K Read 4.7
4K Write 69.4
4K Mixed 34.3
88% 36.1 MB/s
DQ Read 262
DQ Write 258
DQ Mixed 149
142% 223 MB/s
49GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SAFM01.R
SusWrite @10s intervals: 201 126 113 164 187 209 MB/s
Read 397
Write 61.2
Mixed 276
SusWrite 167
50% 225 MB/s
4K Read 12.1
4K Write 64.6
4K Mixed 16.3
73% 31 MB/s
DQ Read 321
DQ Write 328
DQ Mixed 54.4
115% 235 MB/s
49GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SAFM01.R
SusWrite @10s intervals: 145 277 81 95 76 88 MB/s
Read 386
Write 266
Mixed 274
SusWrite 127
59% 263 MB/s
4K Read 12.5
4K Write 35
4K Mixed 14.3
56% 20.6 MB/s
DQ Read 299
DQ Write 294
DQ Mixed 154
155% 249 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 21,625,834 SSDs tested.

Typical RBU-SNS8152S3256GG2 256GB Builds (Compare 10,841 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 45%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 23%
Surfboard

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