Average Bench: 56.9% (15th of 639)

Based on 363 user benchmarks.  Device: VID 0951 PID 16b3 Model: Kingston HyperX Savage
Poor: 12%Average: 56.9% Great: 98%

Average average bench

The Kingston HyperX Savage USB 3.1 128GB averaged 43.1% 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 153MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 130MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Kingston HyperX Savage USB 3.1 128GB is 86.3%. 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 3.5MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.7MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 363 samples)
Min Avg Max
28.6 Read 167 273
22.9 Write 130 224
15 Mixed 101 218
20.9 SusWrite 153 289
182% 138 MB/s
Min Avg Max
1.76 4K Read 3.5 6.54
0.19 4K Write 0.74 1.02
0.15 4K Mixed 0.7 1.4
62.1% 1.65 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest USB (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
117GB free, PID 16b3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 286 283 283 224 283 284 MB/s
Read 268
Write 192
Mixed 142
SusWrite 274
288% 219 MB/s
4K Read 4.5
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 1.7
112% 2.43 MB/s
15GB free, PID 16b3
Operating at USB 3.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 283 285 286 286 264 287 MB/s
Read 224
Write 219
Mixed 154
SusWrite 282
300% 220 MB/s
4K Read 3
4K Write 0.9
4K Mixed 1.3
86% 1.73 MB/s
14GB free, PID 16b3
Operating at USB 3.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 198 259 151 123 127 179 MB/s
Read 229
Write 214
Mixed 119
SusWrite 173
241% 184 MB/s
4K Read 3.8
4K Write 0.8
4K Mixed 0
41% 1.53 MB/s
70GB free, PID 16b3
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 38 41 40 41 41 41 MB/s
Read 39.6
Write 36.8
Mixed 29.5
SusWrite 40.5
50% 36.6 MB/s
4K Read 2.1
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 1
62% 1.23 MB/s
117GB free, PID 16b3
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 22 23 23 23 23 23 MB/s
Read 22.7
Write 21.5
Mixed 20
SusWrite 22.6
30% 21.7 MB/s
4K Read 2.3
4K Write 0.8
4K Mixed 1.2
76% 1.43 MB/s
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