Average Bench: 55.6% (14th of 618)

Based on 70 user benchmarks.  Device: VID 0951 PID 16b3 Model: Kingston HyperX Savage

Average average bench

The Kingston HyperX Savage USB 3.1 256GB averaged 44.4% 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 134MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 103MB/s

Poor consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Kingston HyperX Savage USB 3.1 256GB is 70%. 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 3.31MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.51MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 70 samples)
Min Avg Max
27.9 Read 162 261
23.1 Write 134 221
10.2 Mixed 103 210
163% 133 MB/s
Min Avg Max
1.34 4K Read 3.31 6.02
0.11 4K Write 0.67 0.96
0.08 4K Mixed 0.51 0.72
52.3% 1.5 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest USB (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
125GB free, PID 16b3
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Read 202
Write 222
Mixed 118
227% 181 MB/s
4K Read 3.4
4K Write 0.76
4K Mixed 0.56
58% 1.58 MB/s
153GB free, PID 16b3
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Read 235
Write 181
Mixed 150
229% 189 MB/s
4K Read 6.23
4K Write 0.13
4K Mixed 0.72
52% 2.36 MB/s
125GB free, PID 16b3
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Read 170
Write 215
Mixed 158
237% 181 MB/s
4K Read 2.74
4K Write 0.77
4K Mixed 0.58
56% 1.36 MB/s
221GB free, PID 16b3
Operating at USB 3.1 Speed
Read 244
Write 153
Mixed 184
235% 194 MB/s
4K Read 2.77
4K Write 0.82
4K Mixed 0.6
59% 1.4 MB/s
211GB free, PID 16b3
Operating at USB 3.1 Speed
Read 213
Write 169
Mixed 163
225% 182 MB/s
4K Read 4.12
4K Write 0.82
4K Mixed 0.66
66% 1.87 MB/s
227GB free, PID 16b3
Operating at USB 3.1 Speed
Read 184
Write 168
Mixed 130
201% 161 MB/s
4K Read 3.79
4K Write 0.73
4K Mixed 0.49
56% 1.67 MB/s
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Desktop 59%
Workstation 36%
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