Average Bench: 112% (168th of 1011)

Based on 2,135 user benchmarks.  Model: KINGSTON RBUSNS8154P3256GJ1

Outstanding average bench

The Kingston RBUSNS8154P3256GJ1 256GB averaged 11.6% 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 487MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 537MB/s

Poor consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Kingston RBUSNS8154P3256GJ1 256GB is 63.1%. 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 310MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 64.9MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,135 samples)
Min Avg Max
465 Read 715 874
256 Write 644 832
288 Mixed 619 778
163 SusWrite 310 455
128% 572 MB/s
Min Avg Max
12.1 4K Read 29.4 40.6
37.3 4K Write 64.9 94.4
14.8 4K Mixed 35.6 47.8
125% 43.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
357 DQ Read 618 704
232 DQ Write 537 711
176 DQ Mixed 487 586
390% 547 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
189GB free (System drive)
Firmware: E8FK12.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 481 253 253 257 258 527 MB/s
Read 823
Write 829
Mixed 790
SusWrite 338
156% 695 MB/s
4K Read 37.7
4K Write 112
4K Mixed 49.3
180% 66.3 MB/s
DQ Read 692
DQ Write 698
DQ Mixed 580
467% 657 MB/s
130GB free (System drive)
Firmware: E8FK12.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 629 312 240 250 227 222 MB/s
Read 855
Write 830
Mixed 766
SusWrite 313
155% 691 MB/s
4K Read 36.4
4K Write 62
4K Mixed 41.1
141% 46.5 MB/s
DQ Read 697
DQ Write 695
DQ Mixed 575
465% 656 MB/s
192GB free (System drive)
Firmware: E8FK12.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 527 265 266 540 540 264 MB/s
Read 846
Write 786
Mixed 766
SusWrite 400
157% 700 MB/s
4K Read 36.7
4K Write 63.3
4K Mixed 29.6
127% 43.2 MB/s
DQ Read 657
DQ Write 612
DQ Mixed 498
411% 589 MB/s
98GB free (System drive)
Firmware: E8FK12.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 489 253 365 380 494 334 MB/s
Read 742
Write 652
Mixed 612
SusWrite 386
134% 598 MB/s
4K Read 28.6
4K Write 63.5
4K Mixed 40.7
129% 44.3 MB/s
DQ Read 700
DQ Write 551
DQ Mixed 450
385% 567 MB/s
134GB free (System drive)
Firmware: E8FK12.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 482 236 236 251 254 243 MB/s
Read 701
Write 588
Mixed 580
SusWrite 284
120% 538 MB/s
4K Read 27.4
4K Write 60.4
4K Mixed 36.9
121% 41.6 MB/s
DQ Read 699
DQ Write 609
DQ Mixed 468
402% 592 MB/s
202GB free (System drive)
Firmware: E8FK12.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 473 587 666 550 353 229 MB/s
Read 520
Write 593
Mixed 548
SusWrite 476
121% 534 MB/s
4K Read 11.6
4K Write 46.7
4K Mixed 16.2
63% 24.8 MB/s
DQ Read 685
DQ Write 500
DQ Mixed 163
238% 449 MB/s
201GB free (System drive)
Firmware: E8FK12.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 512 434 353 258 261 264 MB/s
Read 579
Write 609
Mixed 578
SusWrite 347
119% 528 MB/s
4K Read 12.8
4K Write 39.3
4K Mixed 11.8
55% 21.3 MB/s
DQ Read 466
DQ Write 386
DQ Mixed 398
305% 416 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 19,368,266 SSDs tested.

Typical RBUSNS8154P3256GJ1 256GB Builds (Compare 4,652 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 65%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 37%
Jet ski

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