Average Bench: 54.9% (15th of 622)

Based on 89 user benchmarks.  Device: VID 0951 PID 16b3 Model: Kingston HyperX Savage

Average average bench

The Kingston HyperX Savage USB 3.1 256GB averaged 45.1% 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. Sequential Write Speed 132MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 104MB/s

Very poor consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Kingston HyperX Savage USB 3.1 256GB is 70.3%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Kingston HyperX Savage USB 3.1 256GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 3.27MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.49MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 89 samples)
Min Avg Max
27.8 Read 161 261
23 Write 132 220
10.8 Mixed 104 206
162% 132 MB/s
Min Avg Max
1.18 4K Read 3.27 6.1
0.11 4K Write 0.66 0.94
0.05 4K Mixed 0.49 0.72
51% 1.47 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest USB (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
234GB free, PID 16b3
Operating at USB 3.1 Speed
Read 244
Write 182
Mixed 167
241% 198 MB/s
4K Read 5.96
4K Write 0.14
4K Mixed 0.11
31% 2.07 MB/s
234GB free, PID 16b3
Operating at USB 3.1 Speed
Read 242
Write 160
Mixed 155
222% 186 MB/s
4K Read 2.48
4K Write 0.79
4K Mixed 0.63
57% 1.3 MB/s
76GB free, PID 16b3
Operating at USB 3.1 Speed
Read 186
Write 192
Mixed 176
238% 184 MB/s
4K Read 3.78
4K Write 0.82
4K Mixed 0.09
45% 1.56 MB/s
164GB free, PID 16b3
Operating at USB 3.1 Speed
Read 183
Write 35
Mixed 139
134% 119 MB/s
4K Read 3.34
4K Write 0.61
4K Mixed 0.56
52% 1.5 MB/s
154GB free, PID 16b3
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
Read 42.4
Write 41.3
Mixed 38.5
52% 40.7 MB/s
4K Read 3.69
4K Write 0.86
4K Mixed 0.55
62% 1.7 MB/s
233GB free, PID 16b3
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
Read 42.1
Write 37.7
Mixed 28.2
45% 36 MB/s
4K Read 3.18
4K Write 0.89
4K Mixed 0.62
63% 1.56 MB/s
214GB free, PID 16b3
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
Read 39.9
Write 37
Mixed 16.3
37% 31 MB/s
4K Read 3.05
4K Write 0.83
4K Mixed 0.56
58% 1.48 MB/s
76GB free, PID 16b3
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
Read 27.4
Write 19.4
Mixed 22.5
28% 23.1 MB/s
4K Read 2.81
4K Write 0.11
4K Mixed 0.22
22% 1.04 MB/s
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EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 70% - Very good Total price: $788

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