Average Bench: 24.6% (153rd of 634)

Based on 63 user benchmarks.  Device: VID 0951 PID 168e Model: Kingston DT Rubber 3.0

Very poor average bench

The Kingston DataTraveler R3.0 USB 3.0 64GB averaged 75.4% 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 Write Speed 0.69MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 106MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Kingston DataTraveler R3.0 USB 3.0 64GB is 28.9%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Kingston DataTraveler R3.0 USB 3.0 64GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 25.7MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 26.5MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 63 samples)
Min Avg Max
28 Read 106 190
12.1 Write 26.5 44.1
9.72 Mixed 25.7 45.8
51.2% 52.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
2.85 4K Read 5.68 11.7
0.24 4K Write 0.69 1.33
0.03 4K Mixed 0.47 1.28
60.6% 2.28 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest USB (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
4GB free, PID 168e
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Read 186
Write 34.6
Mixed 46.7
84% 89.1 MB/s
4K Read 5.34
4K Write 0.47
4K Mixed 0.39
49% 2.07 MB/s
5GB free, PID 168e
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Read 146
Write 18.2
Mixed 29.1
58% 64.5 MB/s
4K Read 4.01
4K Write 0.72
4K Mixed 0.55
58% 1.76 MB/s
25GB free, PID 168e
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
Read 33.1
Write 20.2
Mixed 22.8
30% 25.4 MB/s
4K Read 6.86
4K Write 1.07
4K Mixed 0.82
90% 2.92 MB/s
12GB free, PID 168e
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
Read 34.2
Write 10.1
Mixed 14.6
21% 19.6 MB/s
4K Read 6.91
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.08
62% 2.66 MB/s
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Desktop 39%
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Workstation 16%

System: Lenovo 20384

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 68% - Good Total price: $117

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22 months ago.

on USB 2.0 write: 25 MB/s

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Good speeds, had to RMA after 6months

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