Average Bench: 96.2% (272nd of 1072)

Based on 18,615 user benchmarks.  Model: KINGSTON RBUSNS8154P3256GJ

Excellent average bench

The Kingston RBUSNS8154P3256GJ 256GB averaged just 3.8% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Kingston RBUSNS8154P3256GJ 256GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 402MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 546MB/s

Poor consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Kingston RBUSNS8154P3256GJ 256GB is 63.5%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Kingston RBUSNS8154P3256GJ 256GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 237MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 62.9MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 18,615 samples)
Min Avg Max
380 Read 602 749
230 Write 532 817
246 Mixed 481 732
116 SusWrite 237 347
104% 463 MB/s
Min Avg Max
11.5 4K Read 32.5 35.4
24.7 4K Write 62.9 98.5
13.4 4K Mixed 30.5 46.7
122% 42 MB/s
Min Avg Max
313 DQ Read 546 703
204 DQ Write 410 699
201 DQ Mixed 402 587
321% 453 MB/s
User Benchmarks BenchSequentialRandom 4kDeep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
165GB free (System drive)
Firmware: E8FM12.0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 753 789 776 339 265 265 MB/s
Read 740
Write 820
Mixed 752
SusWrite 531
160% 711 MB/s
4K Read 28.2
4K Write 85.5
4K Mixed 45.4
146% 53 MB/s
DQ Read 706
DQ Write 580
DQ Mixed 594
458% 626 MB/s
61GB free (System drive)
Firmware: E8FK11.C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 387 184 187 178 175 163 MB/s
Read 514
Write 616
Mixed 480
SusWrite 212
102% 456 MB/s
4K Read 25.6
4K Write 58.4
4K Mixed 30.5
109% 38.2 MB/s
DQ Read 570
DQ Write 433
DQ Mixed 481
365% 494 MB/s
99GB free (System drive)
Firmware: E8FK11.C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 434 197 201 200 205 196 MB/s
Read 618
Write 651
Mixed 486
SusWrite 239
112% 499 MB/s
4K Read 14.4
4K Write 27.1
4K Mixed 20.5
62% 20.7 MB/s
DQ Read 552
DQ Write 352
DQ Mixed 37.8
140% 314 MB/s
22GB free (System drive)
Firmware: E8FK11.C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 232 248 154 99 75 63 MB/s
Read 539
Write 261
Mixed 281
SusWrite 145
68% 307 MB/s
4K Read 22.2
4K Write 58.9
4K Mixed 25.6
98% 35.6 MB/s
DQ Read 404
DQ Write 263
DQ Mixed 301
233% 323 MB/s
65GB free (System drive)
Firmware: E8FK11.C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 372 222 173 180 165 36 MB/s
Read 577
Write 546
Mixed 280
SusWrite 191
89% 398 MB/s
4K Read 20.3
4K Write 44.6
4K Mixed 22.9
84% 29.3 MB/s
DQ Read 388
DQ Write 249
DQ Mixed 296
226% 311 MB/s
88GB free (System drive)
Firmware: E8FK11.C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 236 153 144 184 100 140 MB/s
Read 601
Write 486
Mixed 243
SusWrite 160
83% 372 MB/s
4K Read 0.3
4K Write 4.2
4K Mixed 27.8
38% 10.8 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 75,175,464 SSDs tested

Typical RBUSNS8154P3256GJ 256GB Builds (Compare 1,191 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings
Gaming
Gaming 35%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 30%
Sail boat

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