Average Bench: 25.7% (143rd of 639)

Based on 326 user benchmarks.  Device: VID 0951 PID 1697 Model: Kingston DT Ultimate G3

Very poor average bench

The Kingston DataTraveler Ultimate G3 USB 3.0 32GB averaged 74.2% 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.


Avg. Sequential Read Speed 118MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 5.73MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Kingston DataTraveler Ultimate G3 USB 3.0 32GB is 30.2%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Kingston DataTraveler Ultimate G3 USB 3.0 32GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.35MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 26.2MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 326 samples)
Min Avg Max
27.9 Read 118 190
13 Write 26.2 41.6
11.7 Mixed 27.3 48.6
54.5% 57 MB/s
Min Avg Max
3.28 4K Read 5.73 11
0.16 4K Write 0.53 0.97
0.01 4K Mixed 0.35 0.87
51% 2.2 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest USB (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
29GB free, PID 1697
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Read 167
Write 38.6
Mixed 47.1
82% 84.1 MB/s
4K Read 9.57
4K Write 0.84
4K Mixed 0.81
92% 3.74 MB/s
26GB free, PID 1697
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Read 188
Write 29
Mixed 42.9
80% 86.6 MB/s
4K Read 6.27
4K Write 0.47
4K Mixed 0.35
51% 2.37 MB/s
18GB free, PID 1697
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Read 151
Write 24.6
Mixed 34.5
65% 70.2 MB/s
4K Read 5.68
4K Write 0.15
4K Mixed 0.08
29% 1.97 MB/s
21GB free, PID 1697
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
Read 39.9
Write 17.6
Mixed 23.9
31% 27.1 MB/s
4K Read 4.67
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0.01
35% 1.73 MB/s
21GB free, PID 1697
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
Read 39.7
Write 20.2
Mixed 16.8
29% 25.6 MB/s
4K Read 4.29
4K Write 0.32
4K Mixed 0.02
28% 1.54 MB/s
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Typical DataTraveler Ultimate G3 USB 3.0 32GB Builds (Compare 1,461 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 16%
Desktop 45%
Speed boat
Workstation 26%

Motherboard: Asus A88XM-PLUS - $104

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 72% - Very good Total price: $360

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Tested with usb port 3.0 Write 89 mb/s Read 190mb/s. In this category the second one for price/performance after san disk cruzer.—May '15


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