Average Bench: 11.4% (396th of 639)

Based on 4,321 user benchmarks.  Device: VID 0951 PID 1666 Model: Kingston DataTraveler 3.0

Terrible average bench

The Kingston DataTraveler 100 G3 USB 3.0 8GB averaged 88.5% 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.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 7.09MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 54.9MB/s

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Kingston DataTraveler 100 G3 USB 3.0 8GB is just 16.5%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Kingston DataTraveler 100 G3 USB 3.0 8GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.1MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 6.22MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 4,321 samples)
Min Avg Max
23.4 Read 54.9 128
4 Write 6.22 10.1
5.77 Mixed 9.49 15.6
20.5% 23.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
3.14 4K Read 7.09 12.5
0.002 4K Write 0.15 0.67
0.002 4K Mixed 0.1 0.49
34.6% 2.45 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest USB (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
2GB free, PID 1666
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Read 127
Write 4.68
Mixed 7.34
34% 46.4 MB/s
4K Read 3.97
4K Write 0.002
4K Mixed 0.002
15% 1.33 MB/s
6GB free, PID 1666
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Read 111
Write 4.76
Mixed 7.53
31% 41.2 MB/s
4K Read 12.1
4K Write 0.004
4K Mixed 0.005
45% 4.03 MB/s
6GB free, PID 1666
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Read 78.6
Write 5.12
Mixed 8.89
25% 30.9 MB/s
4K Read 9.09
4K Write 0.04
4K Mixed 0.02
36% 3.05 MB/s
1GB free, PID 1666
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
Read 41.6
Write 4.41
Mixed 7.8
16% 17.9 MB/s
4K Read 10.5
4K Write 0.01
4K Mixed 0.006
40% 3.5 MB/s
1GB free, PID 1666
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
Read 40
Write 4.34
Mixed 8.02
15% 17.5 MB/s
4K Read 11.1
4K Write 0.005
4K Mixed 0.006
42% 3.7 MB/s
7GB free, PID 1666
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
Read 23.3
Write 10.4
Mixed 13.5
18% 15.7 MB/s
4K Read 3.71
4K Write 0.54
4K Mixed 0.51
50% 1.59 MB/s
7GB free, PID 1666
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
Read 24.8
Write 4.54
Mixed 5.12
11% 11.5 MB/s
4K Read 3.4
4K Write 0.002
4K Mixed 0.003
13% 1.14 MB/s
6GB free, PID 1666
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
Read 21.1
Write 4.19
Mixed 6.13
10% 10.5 MB/s
4K Read 3.37
4K Write 0.003
4K Mixed 0.002
13% 1.13 MB/s
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