Average Bench: 35.5% (48th of 615)

Based on 319 user benchmarks.  Device: VID 0951 PID 162b Model: Kingston DT HyperX 3.0

Because of its fantastic headline read/write speeds, there is often a lot of interest in this drive. It's not available in 16GB so I couldn't include it in the standardized tests. Quickly looking at the 64GB Kingston HyperX 3.0 (manuf.) claimed seq r/w speeds 225/135 @ £78 or $100. Compared to the November leader - Sandisk Extreme 64GB version (manuf.) claimed r/w 190/170 @ £45 or $79. The extreme is significantly better value, and has much much faster 4K write speeds. [Nov '12 USBFlashPro]

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Poor average bench

The Kingston DataTraveler HyperX USB 3.0 64GB averaged 64.5% 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. Sequential Read Speed 165MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 0.74MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Kingston DataTraveler HyperX USB 3.0 64GB is 48.2%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Kingston DataTraveler HyperX USB 3.0 64GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Write Speed 35.6MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.63MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 319 samples)
Min Avg Max
29 Read 165 280
13.4 Write 35.6 59.8
13.2 Mixed 46.8 109
80.5% 82.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
2.23 4K Read 6.32 10.3
0.32 4K Write 0.74 1.38
0.23 4K Mixed 0.63 1.22
70.2% 2.57 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest USB (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
16GB free, PID 162b
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Read 244
Write 58.5
Mixed 81.2
128% 128 MB/s
4K Read 4.63
4K Write 0.69
4K Mixed 0.78
67% 2.03 MB/s
29GB free, PID 162b
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Read 221
Write 47.4
Mixed 51.1
101% 107 MB/s
4K Read 5.72
4K Write 0.57
4K Mixed 0.32
52% 2.21 MB/s
24GB free, PID 162b
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Read 221
Write 39
Mixed 78.9
112% 113 MB/s
4K Read 5.71
4K Write 0.35
4K Mixed 0.26
42% 2.11 MB/s
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Motherboard: Asus Z170 PRO GAMING/AURA

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 93% - Outstanding Total price: $834

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 Comments

HyperX Performance...

The new DataTraveler® HyperX 3.0 Flash drive features the fastest speeds and largest capacity Kingston® offers for portable storage.

  • USB 3.0: 225MB/s read and 135MB/s write
  • 8-channel architecture
  • Capacities: 64GB, 128GB, 256GB
Added 4 years ago.

Good

2 years ago.

I have it myself and are satisfied with the space and speed:)


Good

11 months ago.

new release Read 300MBps, Write 250MBps.


Excellent

4 years ago.

Review  www.eteknix.com/...

Awarded the Extreme Performance award by eteknix.com

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