KingstonDT100G3/16GB
LexarLJDP10-16GCRBEU
Real World Speed
Performance profile from 10,133 user samples
10,108 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 24% 11GB free, PID 1666 @USB 3.1
Worst Bench: 6% 10GB free, PID 1666 @USB 3.1
Poor: 6% Great: 24%
SPEED RANK: 372nd / 639
25 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 61% 15GB free, PID a836 @USB 3.0
Worst Bench: 9% 1GB free, PID a836 @USB 2.1
Poor: 9% Great: 61%
SPEED RANK: 63rd / 639
Effective Speed
Effective USB Speed
13.1 % 75.4 % Hugely faster effective speed.
+478%
Read
Peak Sequential Read Speed
62.6 MB/s 219 MB/s Hugely faster peak read speed.
+250%
Write
Peak Sequential Write Speed
9.9 MB/s 161 MB/s Insanely faster peak write speed.
+1,526%
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
7.1 MB/s 18 MB/s Hugely faster peak random read.
+154%
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
0.05 MB/s 1.4 MB/s Insanely faster peak random write.
+2,943%
Value
Value For Money
19.1 % Better value.
+28%
14.9 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
55 % 58 % Slightly more popular.
+5%
Price
Price (score)
$6 Hugely cheaper.
+86%
$44
Age
Newest
60 Months 59 Months +2%
Capacity
Capacity
16GB 16GB
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This is one of the Kingston's newest flash drives and yet another drive from Kingston with no claimed read or write speeds on the official documentation, not an encouraging sign (Kingston have since quoted Read/Write speeds of 40/10 MB/s). With a sequential write speed of 9.9 MB/s and a random write of 0.046 MB/s This drive is actually slower at writing than a lot of USB 2.0 drives, it's seriously dog slow. I really don't understand why Kingston have released a flash drive with specs like this but then I guess they didn't write the speed in the specs for a reason! There is no reason to buy this drive, as there are far better USB 3.0 flash drives out there for approximately the same money. Kingston's own DTR30 is a far better drive for an extra five pounds. If you really don't want to spend more than £10 then the Verbatim Store n Go V3 is better for the money. [Jun '13 USBFlashPro]

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The 16GB Jumpdrive P10 decimates the existing sequential write speed records. With a sequential write speed of 161 MB/s the P10 is 52% faster than the current record of 106 MB/s which is held by Lexar's previous flagship USB 3.0 Jumpdrive Triton. As yet the P10 is still relatively new but Lexar have an excellent track record for reliability and the P10 is likely to fare well amongst the competition. Within the 16 GB category the P10 is currently the worlds fastest flash drive. That said, if your use case involves a lot of small file operations (most don't), then there are better alternatives available. [Aug '13 USBFlashPro]

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USB Flash Drive Rankings (Price vs Performance) April 2018 USB Rankings.

We highlight the best USB flash drive in terms of balanced performance and value for money using current prices, sequential read, sequential write , 4k read and 4k write speed. The speeds are combined to form a single effective speed which measures performance for tasks such as copying photos, music and videos. Effective speed is adjusted by current price and capacity to yield value for money. Finally thousands of individual user ratings are used to validate our benchmark figures. [USBFlashPro]

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