Average Bench: 69.9% (514th of 964)

Based on 401 user benchmarks.  Model: KINGSTON RBU-SC100S37256GD

Above average average bench

The Kingston RBU-SC100S37256GD 256GB averaged 30.0% 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 482MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 61.9MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Kingston RBU-SC100S37256GD 256GB is 32%. 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 Read Speed 98.2MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 26.7MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 401 samples)
Min Avg Max
437 Read 482 505
30.9 Write 389 445
215 Mixed 400 464
33.6 SusWrite 210 430
83% 370 MB/s
Min Avg Max
13.9 4K Read 20.2 24.2
28.5 4K Write 61.9 92.5
7.64 4K Mixed 11 21.7
77.5% 31 MB/s
Min Avg Max
17.2 DQ Read 98.2 140
45.2 DQ Write 178 226
7.74 DQ Mixed 26.7 69.7
51.8% 101 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
201GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S8FM06.9
SusWrite @10s intervals: 407 410 409 427 428 430 MB/s
Read 467
Write 421
Mixed 236
SusWrite 418
87% 386 MB/s
4K Read 19.9
4K Write 51
4K Mixed 20.3
83% 30.4 MB/s
DQ Read 140
DQ Write 224
DQ Mixed 67
83% 144 MB/s
50GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S8FM06.9
SusWrite @10s intervals: 395 303 390 23 125 3.5 MB/s
Read 440
Write 404
Mixed 215
SusWrite 207
71% 316 MB/s
4K Read 20.8
4K Write 58.2
4K Mixed 18.6
86% 32.5 MB/s
DQ Read 139
DQ Write 221
DQ Mixed 69.3
84% 143 MB/s
152GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S8FM06.9
SusWrite @10s intervals: 115 371 165 4.1 235 388 MB/s
Read 433
Write 366
Mixed 231
SusWrite 213
69% 311 MB/s
4K Read 16.3
4K Write 64.8
4K Mixed 19.3
84% 33.5 MB/s
DQ Read 139
DQ Write 207
DQ Mixed 69.9
82% 139 MB/s
182GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S8FM06.9
SusWrite @10s intervals: 351 328 269 294 409 238 MB/s
Read 366
Write 300
Mixed 196
SusWrite 315
66% 294 MB/s
4K Read 15.9
4K Write 46.6
4K Mixed 15.7
69% 26.1 MB/s
DQ Read 130
DQ Write 224
DQ Mixed 69.9
83% 141 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 9,664,924 SSDs tested.

Typical RBU-SC100S37256GD 256GB Builds (Compare 1,516 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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