Average Bench: 68.7% (581st of 992)

Based on 473 user benchmarks.  Model: KINGSTON RBU-SC100S37256GD

Above average average bench

The Kingston RBU-SC100S37256GD 256GB averaged 31.2% 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 61.8MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 473MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Kingston RBU-SC100S37256GD 256GB is 36.2%. 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 108MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 33.9MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 473 samples)
Min Avg Max
376 Read 473 505
39 Write 382 446
122 Mixed 355 463
33.2 SusWrite 212 431
79.5% 355 MB/s
Min Avg Max
14.3 4K Read 20.3 24.4
25.6 4K Write 61.8 93.4
7.68 4K Mixed 12.7 22.6
79.8% 31.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
18 DQ Read 108 140
47.1 DQ Write 187 226
7.75 DQ Mixed 33.9 70.1
57.7% 110 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
164GB free
Firmware: S8FM06.9
SusWrite @10s intervals: 413 426 429 428 429 436 MB/s
Read 481
Write 437
Mixed 232
SusWrite 427
88% 394 MB/s
4K Read 20.4
4K Write 47.2
4K Mixed 20.3
82% 29.3 MB/s
DQ Read 140
DQ Write 224
DQ Mixed 70.1
85% 145 MB/s
188GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S8FM06.9
SusWrite @10s intervals: 380 396 396 403 406 404 MB/s
Read 426
Write 400
Mixed 210
SusWrite 398
80% 359 MB/s
4K Read 17.6
4K Write 54.9
4K Mixed 14.5
74% 29 MB/s
DQ Read 140
DQ Write 218
DQ Mixed 68
83% 142 MB/s
192GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S8FM06.9
SusWrite @10s intervals: 385 311 388 364 387 393 MB/s
Read 415
Write 364
Mixed 222
SusWrite 371
77% 343 MB/s
4K Read 21
4K Write 52
4K Mixed 17.3
82% 30.1 MB/s
DQ Read 135
DQ Write 207
DQ Mixed 67.2
80% 136 MB/s
26GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S8FM06.9
SusWrite @10s intervals: 406 204 60 5.6 11 4.9 MB/s
Read 495
Write 421
Mixed 232
SusWrite 115
70% 316 MB/s
4K Read 24.3
4K Write 73.1
4K Mixed 22.4
104% 39.9 MB/s
DQ Read 135
DQ Write 223
DQ Mixed 68.1
83% 142 MB/s
58GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S8FM06.9
SusWrite @10s intervals: 124 252 200 209 245 108 MB/s
Read 422
Write 392
Mixed 231
SusWrite 190
69% 309 MB/s
4K Read 15.8
4K Write 47.3
4K Mixed 18
72% 27 MB/s
DQ Read 138
DQ Write 222
DQ Mixed 69.9
84% 143 MB/s
31GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S8FM06.9
SusWrite @10s intervals: 47 127 5.5 21 108 6.2 MB/s
Read 495
Write 445
Mixed 244
SusWrite 52.5
69% 309 MB/s
4K Read 24.7
4K Write 30.7
4K Mixed 7.8
64% 21.1 MB/s
DQ Read 139
DQ Write 151
DQ Mixed 10.5
45% 100 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 12,966,448 SSDs tested.

Typical RBU-SC100S37256GD 256GB Builds (Compare 1,935 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: 65% - Good Total price: $420

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