Average Bench: 73.8% (582nd of 1058)

Based on 2,322 user benchmarks.  Model: KINGSTON RBU-SNS8152S3256GG2

Good average bench

The Kingston RBU-SNS8152S3256GG2 256GB averaged 26.2% 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 135MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 29.8MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Kingston RBU-SNS8152S3256GG2 256GB is 44.5%. 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 189MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 245MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,322 samples)
Min Avg Max
296 Read 426 505
71.7 Write 245 325
103 Mixed 256 312
79.1 SusWrite 189 312
62.1% 279 MB/s
Min Avg Max
10.7 4K Read 24.1 31.1
27.5 4K Write 68.7 101
13 4K Mixed 29.8 39.4
111% 40.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
178 DQ Read 274 318
58.6 DQ Write 226 319
55.1 DQ Mixed 135 156
132% 212 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
197GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SAFM01.R
SusWrite @10s intervals: 300 310 313 304 316 314 MB/s
Read 510
Write 319
Mixed 310
SusWrite 310
81% 362 MB/s
4K Read 31.7
4K Write 103
4K Mixed 40.2
154% 58.2 MB/s
DQ Read 320
DQ Write 306
DQ Mixed 157
161% 261 MB/s
193GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SAFM01.R
SusWrite @10s intervals: 258 289 298 307 267 197 MB/s
Read 468
Write 322
Mixed 300
SusWrite 269
76% 340 MB/s
4K Read 30.9
4K Write 98.8
4K Mixed 38.3
148% 56 MB/s
DQ Read 309
DQ Write 315
DQ Mixed 154
159% 259 MB/s
106GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SAFM01.R
SusWrite @10s intervals: 196 270 200 138 309 222 MB/s
Read 342
Write 128
Mixed 312
SusWrite 222
56% 251 MB/s
4K Read 30.9
4K Write 103
4K Mixed 40.2
153% 58 MB/s
DQ Read 302
DQ Write 293
DQ Mixed 158
157% 251 MB/s
141GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SAFM01.R
SusWrite @10s intervals: 267 292 297 311 313 313 MB/s
Read 395
Write 295
Mixed 275
SusWrite 299
71% 316 MB/s
4K Read 13.4
4K Write 79
4K Mixed 34.4
106% 42.3 MB/s
DQ Read 271
DQ Write 293
DQ Mixed 152
150% 239 MB/s
209GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SAFM01.R
SusWrite @10s intervals: 260 278 304 298 301 272 MB/s
Read 458
Write 318
Mixed 270
SusWrite 286
74% 333 MB/s
4K Read 18.2
4K Write 67.7
4K Mixed 11.6
78% 32.5 MB/s
DQ Read 320
DQ Write 317
DQ Mixed 154
161% 264 MB/s
130GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SAFM01.R
SusWrite @10s intervals: 220 187 203 193 179 182 MB/s
Read 383
Write 306
Mixed 273
SusWrite 194
65% 289 MB/s
4K Read 22.7
4K Write 66.8
4K Mixed 27
104% 38.8 MB/s
DQ Read 309
DQ Write 284
DQ Mixed 150
153% 248 MB/s
97GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SAFM01.R
SusWrite @10s intervals: 173 155 134 91 133 96 MB/s
Read 413
Write 312
Mixed 286
SusWrite 130
64% 285 MB/s
4K Read 27.1
4K Write 78.2
4K Mixed 33.7
126% 46.3 MB/s
DQ Read 284
DQ Write 90.2
DQ Mixed 149
120% 174 MB/s
206GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SAFM01.R
SusWrite @10s intervals: 282 308 304 303 273 196 MB/s
Read 372
Write 319
Mixed 280
SusWrite 278
70% 312 MB/s
4K Read 13.3
4K Write 51
4K Mixed 25.8
80% 30 MB/s
DQ Read 271
DQ Write 320
DQ Mixed 154
155% 248 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 45,259,910 SSDs tested.

Typical RBU-SNS8152S3256GG2 256GB Builds (Compare 5,315 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 7%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 57%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 6%
Tree trunk

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