Average Bench: 24.5% (149th of 615)

Based on 205 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 75.5% 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 110MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 5.72MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Kingston DataTraveler Ultimate G3 USB 3.0 32GB is 29.7%. 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 0.36MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 25MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 205 samples)
Min Avg Max
26.7 Read 110 189
12.4 Write 25 38.9
11.7 Mixed 26.5 49
51.8% 53.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
3.07 4K Read 5.72 11.1
0.16 4K Write 0.54 1.02
0.01 4K Mixed 0.36 0.92
51.8% 2.21 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest USB (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
9GB free, PID 1697
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Read 190
Write 26
Mixed 40.2
77% 85.3 MB/s
4K Read 6.58
4K Write 0.63
4K Mixed 0.12
50% 2.44 MB/s
25GB free, PID 1697
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
Read 38.6
Write 23.1
Mixed 21.2
32% 27.7 MB/s
4K Read 5.81
4K Write 0.22
4K Mixed 0.01
29% 2.01 MB/s
26GB free, PID 1697
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
Read 33
Write 21.4
Mixed 16
27% 23.5 MB/s
4K Read 4.57
4K Write 0.69
4K Mixed 0.53
59% 1.93 MB/s
3GB free, PID 1697
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
Read 33
Write 14.9
Mixed 20.6
26% 22.8 MB/s
4K Read 3.92
4K Write 0.23
4K Mixed 0.11
26% 1.42 MB/s
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Typical DataTraveler Ultimate G3 USB 3.0 32GB Builds (Compare 636 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 16%
Desktop 40%
Jet ski
Workstation 25%

Motherboard: Asus A88XM-PLUS - $98

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 59% - Above average Total price: $267

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