Average Bench: 54.8% (14th of 622)

Based on 102 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.


Avg. Sequential Write Speed 131MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 99.7MB/s

Very poor consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Kingston HyperX Savage USB 3.1 256GB is 71.1%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Kingston HyperX Savage USB 3.1 256GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 3.25MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.48MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 102 samples)
Min Avg Max
27.7 Read 162 263
22.9 Write 131 220
11.6 Mixed 99.7 203
159% 131 MB/s
Min Avg Max
1.16 4K Read 3.25 5.94
0.1 4K Write 0.65 0.95
0.01 4K Mixed 0.48 0.71
50.3% 1.46 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest USB (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
78GB free, PID 16b3
Operating at USB 3.1 Speed
Read 250
Write 203
Mixed 188
264% 214 MB/s
4K Read 3.1
4K Write 0.85
4K Mixed 0.25
49% 1.4 MB/s
204GB free, PID 16b3
Operating at USB 3.1 Speed
Read 250
Write 194
Mixed 178
255% 208 MB/s
4K Read 1.03
4K Write 0.84
4K Mixed 0.18
39% 0.69 MB/s
215GB free, PID 16b3
Operating at USB 3.1 Speed
Read 251
Write 156
Mixed 65.7
174% 158 MB/s
4K Read 2.82
4K Write 0.97
4K Mixed 0.68
67% 1.49 MB/s
233GB free, PID 16b3
Operating at USB 3.1 Speed
Read 250
Write 149
Mixed 139
209% 179 MB/s
4K Read 3.29
4K Write 0.7
4K Mixed 0.59
56% 1.53 MB/s
17GB free, PID 16b3
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
Read 39
Write 24.3
Mixed 20.6
33% 28 MB/s
4K Read 3.38
4K Write 0.12
4K Mixed 0.58
36% 1.36 MB/s
180GB free, PID 16b3
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
Read 23
Write 13.8
Mixed 14.9
20% 17.2 MB/s
4K Read 2.92
4K Write 0.002
4K Mixed 0.008
11% 0.98 MB/s
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Desktop 61%
Workstation 37%
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