Average Bench: 104% (226th of 1058)

Based on 10,023 user benchmarks.  Model: KINGSTON RBUSNS8154P3256GJ1

Outstanding average bench

The Kingston RBUSNS8154P3256GJ1 256GB averaged 3.9% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Kingston RBUSNS8154P3256GJ1 256GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 443MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 575MB/s

Very poor consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Kingston RBUSNS8154P3256GJ1 256GB is 70.1%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Kingston RBUSNS8154P3256GJ1 256GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 267MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 63.1MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 10,023 samples)
Min Avg Max
370 Read 692 868
245 Write 578 825
269 Mixed 563 775
113 SusWrite 267 424
117% 525 MB/s
Min Avg Max
12.2 4K Read 30.1 39.7
22.6 4K Write 63.1 104
13.6 4K Mixed 32.7 47.5
121% 42 MB/s
Min Avg Max
215 DQ Read 575 704
136 DQ Write 460 706
140 DQ Mixed 443 586
352% 493 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
87GB free (System drive)
Firmware: E8FK12.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 561 500 269 65 78 77 MB/s
Read 852
Write 808
Mixed 752
SusWrite 258
150% 668 MB/s
4K Read 35.9
4K Write 70.2
4K Mixed 42.1
146% 49.4 MB/s
DQ Read 612
DQ Write 457
DQ Mixed 497
382% 522 MB/s
104GB free (System drive)
Firmware: E8FK12.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 524 258 227 205 220 174 MB/s
Read 830
Write 811
Mixed 754
SusWrite 268
149% 666 MB/s
4K Read 31.6
4K Write 64.2
4K Mixed 37.5
130% 44.4 MB/s
DQ Read 702
DQ Write 573
DQ Mixed 582
451% 619 MB/s
66GB free (System drive)
Firmware: E8FK12.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 448 237 208 219 332 42 MB/s
Read 716
Write 659
Mixed 712
SusWrite 248
131% 584 MB/s
4K Read 32.8
4K Write 65.1
4K Mixed 38.3
133% 45.4 MB/s
DQ Read 695
DQ Write 609
DQ Mixed 571
450% 625 MB/s
159GB free (System drive)
Firmware: E8FK12.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 427 229 53 60 76 84 MB/s
Read 731
Write 599
Mixed 669
SusWrite 155
120% 538 MB/s
4K Read 30
4K Write 78.5
4K Mixed 39.8
138% 49.4 MB/s
DQ Read 686
DQ Write 487
DQ Mixed 484
389% 552 MB/s
183GB free (System drive)
Firmware: E8FK12.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 511 248 259 261 257 261 MB/s
Read 758
Write 681
Mixed 654
SusWrite 300
134% 598 MB/s
4K Read 27.1
4K Write 38.4
4K Mixed 29.4
99% 31.6 MB/s
DQ Read 399
DQ Write 259
DQ Mixed 310
236% 323 MB/s
42GB free (System drive)
Firmware: E8FK12.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 394 170 162 158 164 150 MB/s
Read 560
Write 219
Mixed 276
SusWrite 200
69% 314 MB/s
4K Read 20.6
4K Write 51.1
4K Mixed 28.9
95% 33.5 MB/s
DQ Read 464
DQ Write 501
DQ Mixed 444
345% 470 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 47,208,814 SSDs tested.

Typical RBUSNS8154P3256GJ1 256GB Builds (Compare 17,703 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 8%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 7%
Tree trunk

System: Acer Nitro AN515-54

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