Average Bench: 34.9% - 52nd / 613

Based on 295 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 65.1% 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. Sequential Read Speed 162MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 0.74MB/s
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Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Kingston DataTraveler HyperX USB 3.0 64GB is 47.5%. 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 35.1MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.63MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 295 samples)
Min Avg Max
28.7 Read 162 280
13.4 Write 35.1 59.6
13 Mixed 46.1 108
79.1% 81 MB/s
Min Avg Max
2.17 4K Read 6.29 10.3
0.32 4K Write 0.74 1.37
0.23 4K Mixed 0.63 1.2
69.8% 2.55 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest USB (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
11GB free, PID 162b
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Read 273
Write 49.5
Mixed 34.8
105% 119 MB/s
4K Read 7.81
4K Write 1.43
4K Mixed 0.83
106% 3.36 MB/s
59GB free, PID 162b
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Read 272
Write 46.7
Mixed 57.8
116% 126 MB/s
4K Read 8.18
4K Write 0.61
4K Mixed 0.72
76% 3.17 MB/s
59GB free, PID 162b
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Read 232
Write 34.7
Mixed 114
130% 127 MB/s
4K Read 9.43
4K Write 0.82
4K Mixed 1.25
105% 3.83 MB/s
18GB free, PID 162b
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
Read 31
Write 11.3
Mixed 12.7
20% 18.3 MB/s
4K Read 3.19
4K Write 0.39
4K Mixed 0.77
51% 1.45 MB/s
Typical DataTraveler HyperX USB 3.0 64GB Builds (Compare 1,709 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 81%
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Desktop 85%
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Workstation
Workstation 63%
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Motherboard: Asus Z97-K - $130

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 89% - Excellent Total price: $938

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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

9 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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