Average Bench: 56.5% (15th of 639)

Based on 280 user benchmarks.  Device: VID 0951 PID 16b3 Model: Kingston HyperX Savage

Average average bench

The Kingston HyperX Savage USB 3.1 128GB averaged 43.5% 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 131MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 105MB/s

Very poor consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Kingston HyperX Savage USB 3.1 128GB is 75.8%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Kingston HyperX Savage USB 3.1 128GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 3.62MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.56MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 280 samples)
Min Avg Max
30.1 Read 172 277
24.2 Write 131 223
14.8 Mixed 105 221
164% 136 MB/s
Min Avg Max
1.74 4K Read 3.62 6.78
0.13 4K Write 0.72 1.02
0.15 4K Mixed 0.56 0.76
56.8% 1.63 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest USB (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
117GB free, PID 16b3
Operating at USB 3.1 Speed
Read 257
Write 182
Mixed 176
249% 205 MB/s
4K Read 6.79
4K Write 0.9
4K Mixed 0.71
80% 2.8 MB/s
17GB free, PID 16b3
Operating at USB 3.1 Speed
Read 192
Write 194
Mixed 166
236% 184 MB/s
4K Read 3.71
4K Write 0.71
4K Mixed 0.66
60% 1.69 MB/s
51GB free, PID 16b3
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
Read 37.3
Write 30.5
Mixed 29.4
40% 32.4 MB/s
4K Read 2.54
4K Write 0.55
4K Mixed 0.56
47% 1.22 MB/s
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Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO - $206

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 109% - Outstanding Total price: $1,675

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