Average Bench: 63.5% (749th of 1058)

Based on 825 user benchmarks.  Model: KINGSTON RBU-SC100S37256GD

Above average average bench

The Kingston RBU-SC100S37256GD 256GB averaged 36.5% 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 20.6MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 58.3MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Kingston RBU-SC100S37256GD 256GB is 49%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Kingston RBU-SC100S37256GD 256GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 208MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 210MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 825 samples)
Min Avg Max
320 Read 443 499
102 Write 367 449
15.3 Mixed 210 248
52.3 SusWrite 208 438
68.4% 307 MB/s
Min Avg Max
12.9 4K Read 20.6 25.2
7.12 4K Write 58.3 87.9
7.02 4K Mixed 19.3 23.7
86.8% 32.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
109 DQ Read 134 140
61 DQ Write 200 228
8.43 DQ Mixed 61.4 71
76% 132 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
200GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S8FM06.9
SusWrite @10s intervals: 414 409 423 399 401 398 MB/s
Read 436
Write 404
Mixed 208
SusWrite 407
82% 364 MB/s
4K Read 18
4K Write 69.9
4K Mixed 19.3
89% 35.7 MB/s
DQ Read 140
DQ Write 225
DQ Mixed 70.3
85% 145 MB/s
181GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S8FM06.9
SusWrite @10s intervals: 369 397 418 225 6.2 107 MB/s
Read 466
Write 421
Mixed 227
SusWrite 254
76% 342 MB/s
4K Read 21.3
4K Write 43.9
4K Mixed 19
80% 28.1 MB/s
DQ Read 137
DQ Write 240
DQ Mixed 39
72% 139 MB/s
185GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S8FM06.9
SusWrite @10s intervals: 333 181 252 6.4 131 427 MB/s
Read 465
Write 422
Mixed 231
SusWrite 222
75% 335 MB/s
4K Read 20.7
4K Write 43
4K Mixed 19.8
80% 27.8 MB/s
DQ Read 99.4
DQ Write 237
DQ Mixed 39.5
67% 125 MB/s
32GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S8FM06.9
SusWrite @10s intervals: 36 64 6 28 5.8 4.7 MB/s
Read 486
Write 433
Mixed 237
SusWrite 24.1
65% 295 MB/s
4K Read 24
4K Write 94.5
4K Mixed 23.2
116% 47.2 MB/s
DQ Read 138
DQ Write 219
DQ Mixed 70.1
84% 142 MB/s
47GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S8FM06.9
SusWrite @10s intervals: 200 171 166 5.9 5.8 34 MB/s
Read 484
Write 428
Mixed 230
SusWrite 97.2
69% 310 MB/s
4K Read 23.4
4K Write 69.3
4K Mixed 3.7
77% 32.1 MB/s
DQ Read 130
DQ Write 224
DQ Mixed 68.7
83% 141 MB/s
25GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S8FM06.9
SusWrite @10s intervals: 65 10 8.2 31 94 121 MB/s
Read 287
Write 72.9
Mixed 223
SusWrite 54.9
35% 159 MB/s
4K Read 22.6
4K Write 75.2
4K Mixed 22.4
103% 40.1 MB/s
DQ Read 139
DQ Write 59.1
DQ Mixed 9.6
31% 69.2 MB/s
15GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S8FM06.9
SusWrite @10s intervals: 18 28 181 42 9.9 99 MB/s
Read 317
Write 240
Mixed 15.2
SusWrite 63.1
35% 159 MB/s
4K Read 17.1
4K Write 5.2
4K Mixed 7
38% 9.77 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 43,082,155 SSDs tested.

Typical RBU-SC100S37256GD 256GB Builds (Compare 1,609 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 77%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 12%
Tree trunk

System: Asus G20AJ

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 64% - Good Total price: $328

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