Average Bench: 60.7% (744th of 1026)

Based on 211 user benchmarks.  Model: KINGSTON RBUSC180DS37256GH

Above average average bench

The Kingston RBUSC180DS37256GH 256GB averaged 39.2% 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-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 87.6MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 21.5MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Kingston RBUSC180DS37256GH 256GB is 45.1%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Kingston RBUSC180DS37256GH 256GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 97.2MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 293MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 211 samples)
Min Avg Max
262 Read 384 485
114 Write 293 429
103 Mixed 309 455
48.8 SusWrite 97.2 137
60.4% 271 MB/s
Min Avg Max
5.34 4K Read 21.5 33.5
17.4 4K Write 50.9 80.2
3.97 4K Mixed 19.4 36.5
84.4% 30.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
18 DQ Read 183 296
29.3 DQ Write 177 320
4.74 DQ Mixed 87.6 198
91.2% 149 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
174GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFK10D7
SusWrite @10s intervals: 239 111 110 140 111 109 MB/s
Read 490
Write 349
Mixed 336
SusWrite 137
73% 328 MB/s
4K Read 35.1
4K Write 80.3
4K Mixed 38.1
144% 51.2 MB/s
DQ Read 279
DQ Write 324
DQ Mixed 200
179% 268 MB/s
177GB free
Firmware: SBFK10D7
SusWrite @10s intervals: 282 110 108 108 108 108 MB/s
Read 464
Write 262
Mixed 316
SusWrite 138
66% 295 MB/s
4K Read 31
4K Write 71
4K Mixed 32.9
127% 45 MB/s
DQ Read 269
DQ Write 312
DQ Mixed 198
175% 260 MB/s
183GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFK10D7
SusWrite @10s intervals: 92 91 72 83 76 71 MB/s
Read 402
Write 311
Mixed 292
SusWrite 80.8
60% 271 MB/s
4K Read 22.8
4K Write 64.2
4K Mixed 32
110% 39.7 MB/s
DQ Read 282
DQ Write 125
DQ Mixed 37
72% 148 MB/s
87GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFK10D7
SusWrite @10s intervals: 108 65 80 121 53 109 MB/s
Read 320
Write 116
Mixed 247
SusWrite 89.3
43% 193 MB/s
4K Read 29
4K Write 62.5
4K Mixed 32.2
118% 41.2 MB/s
DQ Read 190
DQ Write 235
DQ Mixed 165
138% 197 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 29,418,669 SSDs tested.

Typical RBUSC180DS37256GH 256GB Builds (Compare 443 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 51%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 21%
Surfboard

System: Acer Extensa 2540

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