Average Bench: 41.9% (921st of 1058)

Based on 1,029 user benchmarks.  Model: KINGSTON RBU-SMSM151S3128GD1

Below average average bench

The Kingston RBU-SMSM151S3128GD1 128GB averaged 58.1% 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 21.3MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 389MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Kingston RBU-SMSM151S3128GD1 128GB is 26.4%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Kingston RBU-SMSM151S3128GD1 128GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 7.81MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 64.3MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,029 samples)
Min Avg Max
311 Read 389 454
35.3 Write 84.3 139
49.2 Mixed 120 184
23.4 SusWrite 64.3 124
35.7% 164 MB/s
Min Avg Max
4.24 4K Read 21.3 30.5
14.3 4K Write 39.9 55.7
4.34 4K Mixed 9.91 18.9
66.1% 23.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
37.1 DQ Read 99.6 127
7.6 DQ Write 52.1 86.4
2.7 DQ Mixed 7.81 13.3
24% 53.2 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
91GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S9FM02.5
SusWrite @10s intervals: 98 117 116 119 114 125 MB/s
Read 422
Write 126
Mixed 175
SusWrite 115
46% 209 MB/s
4K Read 34.1
4K Write 62.6
4K Mixed 17.2
107% 38 MB/s
DQ Read 111
DQ Write 84.8
DQ Mixed 13.2
33% 69.7 MB/s
91GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S9FM02.5
SusWrite @10s intervals: 88 111 113 112 115 112 MB/s
Read 379
Write 110
Mixed 176
SusWrite 109
42% 193 MB/s
4K Read 32.8
4K Write 58.1
4K Mixed 19.1
105% 36.7 MB/s
DQ Read 109
DQ Write 80.1
DQ Mixed 3.6
27% 64.1 MB/s
84GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S9FM02.5
SusWrite @10s intervals: 89 113 113 105 101 91 MB/s
Read 446
Write 138
Mixed 198
SusWrite 102
48% 221 MB/s
4K Read 28.1
4K Write 50.4
4K Mixed 12.9
86% 30.5 MB/s
DQ Read 102
DQ Write 77.7
DQ Mixed 9.8
29% 63.2 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 49,561,048 SSDs tested.

Typical RBU-SMSM151S3128GD1 128GB Builds (Compare 302 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 10%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 62%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 9%
Tree trunk

System: Asus N551VW

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