Average Bench: 23.6% - 155th / 614

Based on 343 user benchmarks.  Device: VID 0951 PID 16a2 Model: Kingston DTR30G2

The Kingston DataTraveler Rubber G2 has a robust (water/shock resistant) form factor and an above average performance profile for a 32GB flash drive. Comparing the performance of the G2 and G1 shows that peak speeds are largely unchanged but average user speeds are significantly faster on the newer G2. We only have three samples of the 32GB G2 at present so we can't form a strong opinion yet. In terms of pricing the G2 is reasonable and is thus currently ranked 8th/27 in the 32GB group test. We will update this review when we have more performance samples.  [Jul '14 USBFlashPro]

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Very poor average bench

The Kingston DataTraveler R3.0 G2 USB 3.0 32GB averaged 76.3% 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. 4K Random Write Speed 0.86MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 6.88MB/s
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Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Kingston DataTraveler R3.0 G2 USB 3.0 32GB is 26%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Kingston DataTraveler R3.0 G2 USB 3.0 32GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Write Speed 26.8MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 28.1MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 343 samples)
Min Avg Max
28.5 Read 93.4 149
12.2 Write 26.8 44.3
11.1 Mixed 28.1 53.3
49.9% 49.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
2.82 4K Read 6.88 15.8
0.37 4K Write 0.86 1.17
0.21 4K Mixed 0.62 0.83
75.7% 2.78 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest USB (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
23GB free, PID 16a2
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Read 145
Write 30.1
Mixed 37.2
68% 70.8 MB/s
4K Read 4.53
4K Write 0.71
4K Mixed 0.68
64% 1.98 MB/s
28GB free, PID 16a2
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Read 143
Write 29.4
Mixed 36.6
67% 69.8 MB/s
4K Read 7.16
4K Write 0.57
4K Mixed 0.79
73% 2.84 MB/s
14GB free, PID 16a2
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
Read 39.6
Write 21.8
Mixed 12.8
27% 24.7 MB/s
4K Read 7.37
4K Write 1.03
4K Mixed 0.52
80% 2.97 MB/s
27GB free, PID 16a2
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
Read 31.6
Write 21.5
Mixed 23
31% 25.3 MB/s
4K Read 3.27
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 0.62
54% 1.5 MB/s

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Typical DataTraveler R3.0 G2 USB 3.0 32GB Builds (Compare 8,258 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Motherboard: Asus Z170-A - $137

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 105% - Outstanding Total price: $1,010

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Performance, rugged protection...

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Good

7 months ago.

OK


Good

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Good

17 days ago.

Checked on usb2.0 port, getting peak of 30Mb read and write both! Its bottlenecking usb 2.0 interface!


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