Average Bench: 59.5% (734th of 1011)

Based on 151 user benchmarks.  Model: KINGSTON RBUSC180DS37256GH

Average average bench

The Kingston RBUSC180DS37256GH 256GB averaged 40.5% 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 71.8MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 20.5MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Kingston RBUSC180DS37256GH 256GB is 43.4%. 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 97.9MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 161MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 151 samples)
Min Avg Max
257 Read 379 487
113 Write 310 431
101 Mixed 319 456
48.8 SusWrite 97.9 140
61.8% 277 MB/s
Min Avg Max
5.34 4K Read 20.5 33.2
16.8 4K Write 46.9 77.9
3.82 4K Mixed 16.2 35
76.6% 27.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
15.3 DQ Read 161 295
28.3 DQ Write 157 317
3.8 DQ Mixed 71.8 197
77.9% 130 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
191GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFK10D7
SusWrite @10s intervals: 83 94 63 103 62 54 MB/s
Read 400
Write 218
Mixed 285
SusWrite 76.5
54% 245 MB/s
4K Read 19.4
4K Write 66.6
4K Mixed 30.8
104% 38.9 MB/s
DQ Read 268
DQ Write 167
DQ Mixed 41.8
78% 159 MB/s
201GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFK10D7
SusWrite @10s intervals: 131 63 88 93 42 100 MB/s
Read 352
Write 140
Mixed 261
SusWrite 86
46% 210 MB/s
4K Read 10.5
4K Write 40.9
4K Mixed 11
52% 20.8 MB/s
DQ Read 320
DQ Write 128
DQ Mixed 37.7
77% 162 MB/s
167GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFK10D7
SusWrite @10s intervals: 116 81 63 62 52 71 MB/s
Read 365
Write 304
Mixed 290
SusWrite 74.3
58% 258 MB/s
4K Read 15.2
4K Write 37.6
4K Mixed 2.6
46% 18.5 MB/s
DQ Read 242
DQ Write 43.7
DQ Mixed 23.5
48% 103 MB/s
121GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFK10D7
SusWrite @10s intervals: 131 90 47 68 31 32 MB/s
Read 412
Write 260
Mixed 291
SusWrite 66.6
57% 258 MB/s
4K Read 27.5
4K Write 16.6
4K Mixed 1.2
52% 15.1 MB/s
DQ Read 44.3
DQ Write 16.9
DQ Mixed 43.9
29% 35 MB/s
18GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFK10D7
SusWrite @10s intervals: 87 39 41 16 16 15 MB/s
Read 62
Write 293
Mixed 22.7
SusWrite 35.5
24% 103 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 18.1
4K Mixed 9.3
22% 9.3 MB/s
DQ Read 45
DQ Write 244
DQ Mixed 26.1
55% 105 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 16,944,654 SSDs tested.

Typical RBUSC180DS37256GH 256GB Builds (Compare 279 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 43%
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Workstation
Workstation 16%
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System: Acer Extensa 2540

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