Average Bench: 25.6% (135th of 622)

Based on 282 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 74.4% 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. Sequential Read Speed 117MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 5.69MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Kingston DataTraveler Ultimate G3 USB 3.0 32GB is 30%. 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 26MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 282 samples)
Min Avg Max
28 Read 117 190
12.8 Write 26 40.4
11.9 Mixed 27 49.1
54% 56.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
3.17 4K Read 5.69 10.9
0.16 4K Write 0.54 1
0.01 4K Mixed 0.35 0.88
51.3% 2.19 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest USB (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
28GB free, PID 1697
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Read 188
Write 24.4
Mixed 44.7
78% 85.7 MB/s
4K Read 6.01
4K Write 0.66
4K Mixed 0.57
64% 2.41 MB/s
26GB free, PID 1697
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Read 166
Write 34.4
Mixed 21.8
67% 74.1 MB/s
4K Read 2.71
4K Write 0.64
4K Mixed 0.46
47% 1.27 MB/s
0GB free, PID 1697
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Read 141
Write 19.8
Mixed 19.1
52% 59.9 MB/s
4K Read 6
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0.13
44% 2.21 MB/s
0GB free, PID 1697
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
Read 30.6
Write 11.5
Mixed 13.7
20% 18.6 MB/s
4K Read 3.32
4K Write 0.33
4K Mixed 0.02
24% 1.22 MB/s
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EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 73% - Very good Total price: $357

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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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