Average Bench: 65.7% (665th of 1016)

Based on 527 user benchmarks.  Model: KINGSTON RBU-SC100S37256GD

Above average average bench

The Kingston RBU-SC100S37256GD 256GB averaged 34.2% 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 Random Write Speed 61MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 457MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Kingston RBU-SC100S37256GD 256GB is 45%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Kingston RBU-SC100S37256GD 256GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 123MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 211MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 527 samples)
Min Avg Max
341 Read 457 503
96.6 Write 373 447
20.7 Mixed 266 460
35 SusWrite 211 431
72.9% 327 MB/s
Min Avg Max
12.6 4K Read 20.3 25.2
6.6 4K Write 61 94.2
6.85 4K Mixed 16.8 23.7
84.5% 32.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
19.7 DQ Read 123 140
59.7 DQ Write 197 227
7.99 DQ Mixed 50.7 70.8
69.1% 123 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
81GB free
Firmware: S8FM06.9
SusWrite @10s intervals: 454 456 454 455 453 454 MB/s
Read 499
Write 444
Mixed 257
SusWrite 454
93% 414 MB/s
4K Read 23.9
4K Write 90.8
4K Mixed 23.3
114% 46 MB/s
DQ Read 140
DQ Write 224
DQ Mixed 71
85% 145 MB/s
57GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 06.9
SusWrite @10s intervals: 362 145 5.2 116 225 11 MB/s
Read 482
Write 411
Mixed 216
SusWrite 144
70% 313 MB/s
4K Read 25.3
4K Write 80.1
4K Mixed 23.4
111% 42.9 MB/s
DQ Read 139
DQ Write 225
DQ Mixed 68.7
84% 144 MB/s
57GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 06.9
SusWrite @10s intervals: 365 296 6.2 19 5.8 13 MB/s
Read 474
Write 396
Mixed 216
SusWrite 117
67% 301 MB/s
4K Read 25.1
4K Write 79.7
4K Mixed 23.7
111% 42.8 MB/s
DQ Read 139
DQ Write 226
DQ Mixed 69
84% 144 MB/s
45GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 06.9
SusWrite @10s intervals: 356 4.8 5.9 17 5.7 23 MB/s
Read 476
Write 405
Mixed 216
SusWrite 68.8
65% 292 MB/s
4K Read 24.9
4K Write 79.1
4K Mixed 23.6
110% 42.5 MB/s
DQ Read 140
DQ Write 227
DQ Mixed 69.1
85% 145 MB/s
107GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S8FM06.9
SusWrite @10s intervals: 106 265 44 347 208 339 MB/s
Read 411
Write 371
Mixed 226
SusWrite 218
68% 306 MB/s
4K Read 12.2
4K Write 18.8
4K Mixed 12.7
45% 14.6 MB/s
DQ Read 97.9
DQ Write 106
DQ Mixed 68.8
61% 91 MB/s
152GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S8FM06.9
SusWrite @10s intervals: 56 240 50 2.5 53 183 MB/s
Read 318
Write 280
Mixed 169
SusWrite 97.3
48% 216 MB/s
4K Read 16
4K Write 44.3
4K Mixed 12.7
64% 24.3 MB/s
DQ Read 123
DQ Write 209
DQ Mixed 67.3
79% 133 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 21,412,919 SSDs tested.

Typical RBU-SC100S37256GD 256GB Builds (Compare 2,833 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 23%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 58%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 36%
Jet ski

System: Asus G20AJ

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 57% - Above average Total price: $444

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