Average Bench: 36.2% (50th of 632)

Based on 439 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 63.7% 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 169MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 48.5MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Kingston DataTraveler HyperX USB 3.0 64GB is 48.4%. 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 36.3MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.64MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 439 samples)
Min Avg Max
29.1 Read 169 280
13.5 Write 36.3 59.6
13.4 Mixed 48.5 112
82.5% 84.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
2.53 4K Read 6.45 10.1
0.32 4K Write 0.76 1.38
0.23 4K Mixed 0.64 1.24
71.4% 2.62 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 226
Write 71
Mixed 50
114% 116 MB/s
4K Read 6.88
4K Write 0.93
4K Mixed 0.87
87% 2.89 MB/s
6GB free, PID 162b
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Read 223
Write 56.6
Mixed 46.9
104% 109 MB/s
4K Read 8.49
4K Write 0.56
4K Mixed 0.76
76% 3.27 MB/s
13GB free, PID 162b
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Read 240
Write 37
Mixed 60.2
105% 112 MB/s
4K Read 9.26
4K Write 0.98
4K Mixed 0.59
88% 3.61 MB/s
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Motherboard: Asus Z170 PRO GAMING/AURA

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 79% - Very good Total price: $1,037

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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 5 years ago.

Good

21 months ago.

new release Read 300MBps, Write 250MBps.


Good

3 years ago.

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


Excellent

5 years ago.

Review  www.eteknix.com/...

Awarded the Extreme Performance award by eteknix.com

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