Average Bench: 67% (639th of 1011)

Based on 505 user benchmarks.  Model: KINGSTON RBU-SC100S37256GD

Above average average bench

The Kingston RBU-SC100S37256GD 256GB averaged 33.0% 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. 4K Random Write Speed 61.3MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 464MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Kingston RBU-SC100S37256GD 256GB is 42.8%. 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 115MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 213MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 505 samples)
Min Avg Max
350 Read 464 504
93.1 Write 379 447
51.2 Mixed 302 462
34.8 SusWrite 213 430
75.9% 340 MB/s
Min Avg Max
12.9 4K Read 20.3 24.7
9.87 4K Write 61.3 94.2
6.92 4K Mixed 15.1 23.2
82.5% 32.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
18.3 DQ Read 115 140
46.4 DQ Write 190 227
7.85 DQ Mixed 43.7 70.4
63.9% 117 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
121GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S8FM06.9
SusWrite @10s intervals: 434 430 428 427 427 432 MB/s
Read 466
Write 426
Mixed 233
SusWrite 430
87% 389 MB/s
4K Read 22.3
4K Write 58.9
4K Mixed 21.9
93% 34.4 MB/s
DQ Read 140
DQ Write 228
DQ Mixed 67.2
84% 145 MB/s
121GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S8FM06.9
SusWrite @10s intervals: 288 436 431 426 430 426 MB/s
Read 471
Write 425
Mixed 234
SusWrite 406
86% 384 MB/s
4K Read 23.2
4K Write 62.1
4K Mixed 21.8
96% 35.7 MB/s
DQ Read 139
DQ Write 221
DQ Mixed 66.6
82% 142 MB/s
123GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S8FM06.9
SusWrite @10s intervals: 356 291 174 6.4 87 239 MB/s
Read 482
Write 400
Mixed 239
SusWrite 192
73% 328 MB/s
4K Read 22.5
4K Write 77.1
4K Mixed 22.6
104% 40.7 MB/s
DQ Read 138
DQ Write 226
DQ Mixed 68.2
84% 144 MB/s
195GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S8FM06.9
SusWrite @10s intervals: 365 412 417 423 265 5.6 MB/s
Read 428
Write 393
Mixed 234
SusWrite 315
77% 342 MB/s
4K Read 20.2
4K Write 53.6
4K Mixed 20
85% 31.3 MB/s
DQ Read 139
DQ Write 230
DQ Mixed 69.6
85% 146 MB/s
89GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S8FM06.9
SusWrite @10s intervals: 364 230 19 33 67 231 MB/s
Read 444
Write 399
Mixed 233
SusWrite 157
69% 308 MB/s
4K Read 23
4K Write 79.9
4K Mixed 21.6
105% 41.5 MB/s
DQ Read 134
DQ Write 215
DQ Mixed 67.7
81% 139 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 18,320,031 SSDs tested.

Typical RBU-SC100S37256GD 256GB Builds (Compare 2,512 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 22%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 59%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 36%
Jet ski

System: Asus G20AJ

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 54% - Above average Total price: $444

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