Average Bench: 18% (231st of 639)

Based on 172 user benchmarks.  Device: VID 0951 PID 168e Model: Kingston DT Rubber 3.0
Poor: 9%Average: 18% Great: 38%

Terrible average bench

The Kingston DataTraveler R3.0 USB 3.0 32GB averaged 81.9% 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 Read Speed 6.05MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 0.66MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Kingston DataTraveler R3.0 USB 3.0 32GB is 28.4%. 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.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Write Speed 22.4MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 23.1MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 172 samples)
Min Avg Max
27.2 Read 67 183
12.9 Write 22.4 36.7
10.8 Mixed 23.1 38.8
17.2 SusWrite 28.3 41.4
40.7% 35.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
2.27 4K Read 6.05 11.3
0.22 4K Write 0.66 1.19
0.02 4K Mixed 0.42 1.03
58.9% 2.38 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest USB (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
6GB free, PID 168e
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 40 41 43 38 37 43 MB/s
Read 53.5
Write 33
Mixed 26.9
SusWrite 40.3
49% 38.4 MB/s
4K Read 3.1
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 0.9
62% 1.53 MB/s
19GB free, PID 168e
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 13 28 28 29 28 28 MB/s
Read 40
Write 28.8
Mixed 13.3
SusWrite 25.8
34% 27 MB/s
4K Read 4.1
4K Write 0.7
4K Mixed 0.5
56% 1.77 MB/s
6GB free, PID 168e
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 27 27 27 26 26 22 MB/s
Read 32.2
Write 22
Mixed 21.5
SusWrite 25.7
33% 25.3 MB/s
4K Read 3.3
4K Write 0.7
4K Mixed 0.9
67% 1.63 MB/s
10GB free, PID 168e
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 25 27 26 26 27 25 MB/s
Read 31.5
Write 23
Mixed 11.3
SusWrite 25.9
29% 22.9 MB/s
4K Read 3.6
4K Write 0.4
4K Mixed 0.6
47% 1.53 MB/s
6GB free, PID 168e
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 22 22 23 23 21 22 MB/s
Read 28.5
Write 18.3
Mixed 18.5
SusWrite 22.1
28% 21.9 MB/s
4K Read 3.1
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 0.9
62% 1.53 MB/s
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 Comments

USB 3.0 high-speed performance...

Added 5 years ago.

Very poor

4 years ago.

Write speed is not as advertised.


Poor

16 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.


Good

16 months ago.

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


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