Average Bench: 6.16% (501st of 623)

Based on 811 user benchmarks.  Device: VID 0951 PID 1642 Model: Kingston DT 101 G2

Terrible average bench

The Kingston DataTraveler 101 G2 USB 2.0 16GB averaged 93.8% 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 4.81MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 0.24MB/s

Excellent consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Kingston DataTraveler 101 G2 USB 2.0 16GB is just 5.44%. This is an extremely narrow range which indicates that the Kingston DataTraveler 101 G2 USB 2.0 16GB performs superbly consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Write Speed 6.51MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 19.8MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 811 samples)
Min Avg Max
14.6 Read 19.8 26
2.22 Write 6.51 11.5
3.62 Mixed 8.35 13.5
12.3% 11.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
2.15 4K Read 4.81 8.27
0.003 4K Write 0.24 0.73
0.003 4K Mixed 0.19 0.56
32.5% 1.75 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest USB (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
13GB free, PID 1642
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Read 26.7
Write 11.4
Mixed 12.6
19% 16.9 MB/s
4K Read 8.56
4K Write 0.72
4K Mixed 0.01
57% 3.1 MB/s
15GB free, PID 1642
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Read 19.1
Write 6.93
Mixed 10.4
14% 12.2 MB/s
4K Read 7.81
4K Write 0.73
4K Mixed 0.51
71% 3.02 MB/s
5GB free, PID 1642
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Read 22.1
Write 14
Mixed 18.1
22% 18.1 MB/s
4K Read 2.56
4K Write 0.18
4K Mixed 0.12
20% 0.95 MB/s
12GB free, PID 1642
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Read 19.6
Write 5.36
Mixed 7.61
11% 10.8 MB/s
4K Read 6.72
4K Write 0.49
4K Mixed 0.33
53% 2.51 MB/s
14GB free, PID 1642
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Read 20.1
Write 7.79
Mixed 8.5
13% 12.1 MB/s
4K Read 2.33
4K Write 0.09
4K Mixed 0.02
12% 0.81 MB/s
7GB free, PID 1642
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Read 16.8
Write 3.66
Mixed 9.44
11% 9.97 MB/s
4K Read 4.15
4K Write 0.002
4K Mixed 0.009
16% 1.39 MB/s
1GB free, PID 1642
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Read 13.7
Write 2.1
Mixed 3.56
6% 6.45 MB/s
4K Read 2.46
4K Write 0.01
4K Mixed 0.01
10% 0.83 MB/s
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Typical DataTraveler 101 G2 USB 2.0 16GB Builds (Compare 12,204 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Desktop 54%
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Workstation 43%
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Motherboard: MSI 970 GAMING (MS-7693) - $102

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 67% - Good Total price: $637

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