Average Bench: 53.2% (21st of 639)

Based on 4 user benchmarks.  Device: VID 0951 PID 1780 Model: Kingston XS1000
Poor: 41%Average: 53.2% Great: 62%

Average average bench

The Kingston XS1000 1TB averaged 46.8% 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. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 21.1MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 13.2MB/s

Unknown consistency

There are too few samples to reasonably determine how consistently this USB perfroms. This result should be interpreted with caution.


Avg. Sequential Read Speed 52.5MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 37.1MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 4 samples)
Min Avg Max
50.3 Read 52.5 58.2
28.8 Write 37.1 40.6
32.5 Mixed 38.2 41.1
35.8 SusWrite 38.8 41.3
54.6% 41.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
10.3 4K Read 15.2 18.5
6.8 4K Write 10.9 13.5
8.5 4K Mixed 10.5 12.6
785% 12.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
12.7 DQ Read 12.9 13.1
19.1 DQ Write 21.1 22.3
12.9 DQ Mixed 13.2 13.7
1,212% 15.7 MB/s
User Benchmarks BenchSequentialRandom 4kDeep queue 4k
The fastest USB (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
99GB free, PID 1780
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 39 39 39 40 39 39 MB/s
Read 50.6
Write 38.6
Mixed 39.2
SusWrite 39.2
55% 41.9 MB/s
4K Read 18.5
4K Write 13.5
4K Mixed 12.6
956% 14.9 MB/s
DQ Read 13.1
DQ Write 19.1
DQ Mixed 12.9
1,137% 15 MB/s
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