Average Bench: 60.7% (10th of 639)

Based on 345 user benchmarks.  Device: VID 0951 PID 16b3 Model: Kingston HyperX Savage
Poor: 12%Average: 60.7% Great: 98%

Above average average bench

The Kingston HyperX Savage USB 3.1 256GB averaged 39.2% 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. Sustained Write Speed 182MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 146MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Kingston HyperX Savage USB 3.1 256GB is 86%. 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 3.22MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 0.7MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 345 samples)
Min Avg Max
29.4 Read 166 256
22.9 Write 146 240
14.8 Mixed 95 187
28.8 SusWrite 182 283
198% 147 MB/s
Min Avg Max
1.51 4K Read 3.22 5.38
0.11 4K Write 0.7 0.91
0.1 4K Mixed 0.84 1.5
64.5% 1.59 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest USB (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
20GB free, PID 16b3
Operating at USB 3.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 275 280 279 279 280 281 MB/s
Read 246
Write 231
Mixed 145
SusWrite 279
304% 225 MB/s
4K Read 3
4K Write 0.8
4K Mixed 1.1
76% 1.63 MB/s
72GB free, PID 16b3
Operating at USB 3.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 279 274 280 280 277 278 MB/s
Read 216
Write 228
Mixed 114
SusWrite 278
285% 209 MB/s
4K Read 2.8
4K Write 0.8
4K Mixed 1.2
78% 1.6 MB/s
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