Average Bench: 11.3% (387th of 632)

Based on 3,765 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 88.6% 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 6.99MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 53.3MB/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. Sequential Write Speed 6.36MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.14MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,765 samples)
Min Avg Max
23.5 Read 53.3 125
3.99 Write 6.36 11.2
5.67 Mixed 9.83 16.9
20.4% 23.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
2.97 4K Read 6.99 12.5
0.002 4K Write 0.19 0.7
0.002 4K Mixed 0.14 0.54
37% 2.44 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest USB (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
7GB free, PID 1666
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Read 127
Write 5.22
Mixed 8.11
35% 46.9 MB/s
4K Read 7.68
4K Write 0.003
4K Mixed 0.003
29% 2.56 MB/s
7GB free, PID 1666
Operating at USB 3.1 Speed
Read 72.8
Write 5.98
Mixed 9.91
24% 29.6 MB/s
4K Read 7.18
4K Write 0.22
4K Mixed 0.2
41% 2.53 MB/s
7GB free, PID 1666
Operating at USB 3.1 Speed
Read 67.1
Write 4.88
Mixed 12.3
24% 28.1 MB/s
4K Read 7.14
4K Write 0.22
4K Mixed 0.19
40% 2.52 MB/s
7GB free, PID 1666
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
Read 31.9
Write 3.99
Mixed 5.58
12% 13.8 MB/s
4K Read 7.63
4K Write 0.005
4K Mixed 0.007
29% 2.55 MB/s
3GB free, PID 1666
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
Read 0.95
Write 0.86
Mixed 0.9
1% 0.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.42
4K Write 0.01
4K Mixed 0.01
2% 0.15 MB/s
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Motherboard: Asus Z170 PRO GAMING - $157

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 80% - Very good Total price: $1,185

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