Average Bench: 18.4% (217th of 622)

Based on 135 user benchmarks.  Device: VID 0951 PID 168e Model: Kingston DT Rubber 3.0

Terrible average bench

The Kingston DataTraveler R3.0 USB 3.0 32GB averaged 81.6% 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.


Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 6.21MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 0.65MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Kingston DataTraveler R3.0 USB 3.0 32GB is 28.9%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Kingston DataTraveler R3.0 USB 3.0 32GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. Sequential Write Speed 22.1MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 23.2MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 135 samples)
Min Avg Max
26.9 Read 69.7 184
12.9 Write 22.1 36.9
10.6 Mixed 23.2 38.9
39.6% 38.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
2.24 4K Read 6.21 11.5
0.21 4K Write 0.65 1.15
0.02 4K Mixed 0.37 0.99
57.7% 2.41 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest USB (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
17GB free, PID 168e
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Read 78.4
Write 33
Mixed 30
51% 47.1 MB/s
4K Read 4.84
4K Write 0.37
4K Mixed 0.03
32% 1.75 MB/s
20GB free, PID 168e
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Read 75.3
Write 24.1
Mixed 34.8
48% 44.7 MB/s
4K Read 5.72
4K Write 0.61
4K Mixed 0.28
52% 2.21 MB/s
16GB free, PID 168e
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Read 76.7
Write 24.2
Mixed 30.5
46% 43.8 MB/s
4K Read 5.25
4K Write 0.57
4K Mixed 0.42
53% 2.08 MB/s
22GB free, PID 168e
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
Read 37.3
Write 19.3
Mixed 13.7
26% 23.4 MB/s
4K Read 6.16
4K Write 1.09
4K Mixed 1.01
94% 2.76 MB/s
19GB free, PID 168e
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
Read 31.3
Write 14
Mixed 20.4
25% 21.9 MB/s
4K Read 4.17
4K Write 0.33
4K Mixed 0.02
27% 1.51 MB/s
135 MORE »


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EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 73% - Very good Total price: $380

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Very poor

3 years ago.

Write speed is not as advertised.


5 months ago.

It has good speed results but I like it mostly because its design: The form, size, material (rubber - shock, dust and water resistant), cap, LED - and it's a robust, quality assembled drive.


5 months ago.

read speed 40mb/s write speed 70,b/s

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