Average Bench: 17.1% (251st of 639)

Based on 8,187 user benchmarks.  Device: VID 0951 PID 1666 Model: Kingston DataTraveler 3.0
Poor: 7%Average: 17.1% Great: 34%

Terrible average bench

The Kingston DataTraveler 100 G3 USB 3.0 32GB averaged 82.8% 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 6.95MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 73.9MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Kingston DataTraveler 100 G3 USB 3.0 32GB is 26.9%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Kingston DataTraveler 100 G3 USB 3.0 32GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 17.3MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 18.5MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 8,187 samples)
Min Avg Max
25.1 Read 73.9 132
5.6 Write 19.3 52.5
5.3 Mixed 18.5 49
7.05 SusWrite 17.3 42.9
34.3% 32.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
3 4K Read 6.95 11.6
0 4K Write 0.36 1.21
0 4K Mixed 0.37 1.3
50.5% 2.56 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest USB (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
25GB free, PID 1666
Operating at USB 3.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 13 11 11 9 10 10 MB/s
Read 156
Write 14
Mixed 21.5
SusWrite 10.7
44% 50.5 MB/s
4K Read 10.9
4K Write 0.7
4K Mixed 0.8
91% 4.13 MB/s
25GB free, PID 1666
Operating at USB 3.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 31 51 51 50 49 36 MB/s
Read 100
Write 41.4
Mixed 1.8
SusWrite 44.6
52% 46.9 MB/s
4K Read 9
4K Write 0
4K Mixed 1.4
81% 3.47 MB/s
14GB free, PID 1666
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 12 22 19 19 19 19 MB/s
Read 109
Write 35
Mixed 8.3
SusWrite 18.4
43% 42.6 MB/s
4K Read 10.2
4K Write 0.1
4K Mixed 0.1
45% 3.47 MB/s
29GB free, PID 1666
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 40 41 41 38 41 41 MB/s
Read 41.1
Write 39.6
Mixed 18
SusWrite 40.4
46% 34.8 MB/s
4K Read 7
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.8
87% 2.93 MB/s
6GB free, PID 1666
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 9 25 31 31 31 30 MB/s
Read 44.3
Write 29.5
Mixed 25.9
SusWrite 26
40% 31.4 MB/s
4K Read 3.3
4K Write 0.7
4K Mixed 1.1
73% 1.7 MB/s
28GB free, PID 1666
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 8.1 14 14 9.6 9.6 MB/s
Read 42
Write 18.5
Mixed 4.5
SusWrite 11.1
21% 19 MB/s
4K Read 6.8
4K Write 0
4K Mixed 0
25% 2.27 MB/s
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