Average Bench: 45.7% (900th of 1058)

Based on 39 user benchmarks.  Model: KINGSTON RBU-SC1
Poor: 25%Average: 45.7% Great: 62%

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Below average average bench

The Kingston RBU-SC1 128GB averaged 54.3% 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 17.4MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 346MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Kingston RBU-SC1 128GB is 36.7%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Kingston RBU-SC1 128GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 108MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 107MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 39 samples)
Min Avg Max
230 Read 346 492
9.23 Write 228 334
14.7 Mixed 184 394
11.3 SusWrite 108 336
48% 216 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.01 4K Read 17.4 23.1
0.01 4K Write 37.9 61
0.7 4K Mixed 11.9 21.7
61.6% 22.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
18.8 DQ Read 107 143
7.8 DQ Write 132 239
0.69 DQ Mixed 31.1 68.6
48.1% 90 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
119GB free
Firmware: S8FM
SusWrite @10s intervals: 335 336 331 340 339 334 MB/s
Read 233
Write 327
Mixed 233
SusWrite 336
64% 282 MB/s
4K Read 12.3
4K Write 51.7
4K Mixed 14.3
64% 26.1 MB/s
DQ Read 66.9
DQ Write 239
DQ Mixed 51.1
69% 119 MB/s
119GB free
Firmware: S8FM
SusWrite @10s intervals: 253 334 337 339 339 338 MB/s
Read 230
Write 323
Mixed 228
SusWrite 323
63% 276 MB/s
4K Read 12.3
4K Write 47.1
4K Mixed 13.9
61% 24.4 MB/s
DQ Read 66.1
DQ Write 228
DQ Mixed 51.6
67% 115 MB/s
44GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S8FM
SusWrite @10s intervals: 66 15 4 50 4.6 84 MB/s
Read 330
Write 270
Mixed 151
SusWrite 37.3
44% 197 MB/s
4K Read 19.7
4K Write 45.3
4K Mixed 18.6
78% 27.9 MB/s
DQ Read 142
DQ Write 186
DQ Mixed 53
71% 127 MB/s
34GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S8FM
SusWrite @10s intervals: 180 197 8.8 15 45 54 MB/s
Read 436
Write 313
Mixed 249
SusWrite 83.2
60% 270 MB/s
4K Read 9.3
4K Write 32.3
4K Mixed 9.7
44% 17.1 MB/s
DQ Read 68.9
DQ Write 234
DQ Mixed 49.9
68% 117 MB/s
81GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S8FM
SusWrite @10s intervals: 11 8 161 249 266 68 MB/s
Read 359
Write 300
Mixed 93.8
SusWrite 127
49% 220 MB/s
4K Read 15.7
4K Write 6
4K Mixed 8.1
37% 9.93 MB/s
15GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S8FM
SusWrite @10s intervals: 9.2 11 8.4 20 9.4 9.4 MB/s
Read 302
Write 30.7
Mixed 18
SusWrite 11.3
19% 90.6 MB/s
4K Read 13.4
4K Write 10.1
4K Mixed 8.9
37% 10.8 MB/s
DQ Read 137
DQ Write 9.4
DQ Mixed 7.9
22% 51.4 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 47,046,523 SSDs tested.

Typical RBU-SC1 128GB Builds (Compare 144 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 58%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 11%
Tree trunk

System: Asus G20BM

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 41% - Average Total price: $140

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