Average Bench: 35.8% (49th of 622)

Based on 383 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 64.2% 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 167MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 47.7MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Kingston DataTraveler HyperX USB 3.0 64GB is 48.1%. 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 35.7MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.64MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 383 samples)
Min Avg Max
29 Read 167 280
13.4 Write 35.7 59.6
13.4 Mixed 47.7 112
81.3% 83.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
2.45 4K Read 6.39 10.1
0.31 4K Write 0.75 1.4
0.22 4K Mixed 0.64 1.21
70.9% 2.59 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest USB (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
40GB free, PID 162b
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Read 275
Write 58.2
Mixed 24.2
105% 119 MB/s
4K Read 9.82
4K Write 0.97
4K Mixed 1.12
107% 3.97 MB/s
5GB free, PID 162b
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Read 220
Write 59.6
Mixed 40.6
102% 107 MB/s
4K Read 6.21
4K Write 0.78
4K Mixed 0.81
77% 2.6 MB/s
52GB free, PID 162b
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
Read 38.2
Write 23.8
Mixed 23.9
34% 28.6 MB/s
4K Read 3.86
4K Write 0.9
4K Mixed 0.79
72% 1.85 MB/s
9GB free, PID 162b
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
Read 33.2
Write 14.3
Mixed 15.4
23% 20.9 MB/s
4K Read 3.74
4K Write 0.36
4K Mixed 0.76
52% 1.62 MB/s
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Motherboard: Asus Z170 PRO GAMING/AURA

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 85% - Excellent Total price: $958

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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

17 months ago.

new release Read 300MBps, Write 250MBps.


Good

2 years ago.

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


Excellent

4 years ago.

Review  www.eteknix.com/...

Awarded the Extreme Performance award by eteknix.com

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