Average Bench: 54.7% (17th of 639)

Based on 206 user benchmarks.  Device: VID 0951 PID 16b3 Model: Kingston HyperX Savage
Poor: 11%Average: 54.7% Great: 89%

Average average bench

The Kingston HyperX Savage USB 3.1 256GB averaged 45.2% 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 152MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 133MB/s

Very poor consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Kingston HyperX Savage USB 3.1 256GB is 78.1%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Kingston HyperX Savage USB 3.1 256GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 3.22MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.59MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 206 samples)
Min Avg Max
28.2 Read 161 257
20.5 Write 133 229
13.6 Mixed 95.3 199
19.9 SusWrite 152 273
179% 135 MB/s
Min Avg Max
1.22 4K Read 3.22 5.92
0.1 4K Write 0.65 0.92
0.08 4K Mixed 0.59 1.3
54.2% 1.49 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest USB (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
136GB free, PID 16b3
Operating at USB 3.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 286 217 51 51 51 51 MB/s
Read 198
Write 217
Mixed 130
SusWrite 118
220% 166 MB/s
4K Read 4.2
4K Write 0.9
4K Mixed 1.4
94% 2.17 MB/s
80GB free, PID 16b3
Operating at USB 3.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 158 136 26 38 26 51 MB/s
Read 179
Write 224
Mixed 42.8
SusWrite 72.5
166% 129 MB/s
4K Read 4.2
4K Write 0.7
4K Mixed 1.2
80% 2.03 MB/s
135GB free, PID 16b3
Operating at USB 3.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 89 38 51 48 29 MB/s
Read 199
Write 217
Mixed 125
SusWrite 51.9
191% 148 MB/s
4K Read 4.2
4K Write 0.8
4K Mixed 1.3
87% 2.1 MB/s
98GB free, PID 16b3
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 24 24 24 25 25 25 MB/s
Read 24.3
Write 24.8
Mixed 22.3
SusWrite 24.4
33% 23.9 MB/s
4K Read 2.7
4K Write 0.7
4K Mixed 1.1
71% 1.5 MB/s
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