Average Bench: 16.6% (264th of 639)

Based on 3,635 user benchmarks.  Device: VID 0951 PID 1666 Model: Kingston DataTraveler 3.0

Terrible average bench

The Kingston DataTraveler 100 G3 USB 3.0 64GB averaged 83.3% 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 6.87MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 74MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Kingston DataTraveler 100 G3 USB 3.0 64GB is 25.1%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Kingston DataTraveler 100 G3 USB 3.0 64GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Write Speed 14.8MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.28MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,635 samples)
Min Avg Max
26.3 Read 74 129
6.45 Write 14.8 45.7
8.13 Mixed 18.8 48.1
34.3% 35.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
2.89 4K Read 6.87 11.2
0.004 4K Write 0.35 1.37
0.003 4K Mixed 0.28 1.01
47.1% 2.5 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest USB (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
58GB free, PID 1666
Operating at USB 3.1 Speed
Read 99.2
Write 21.6
Mixed 27.8
48% 49.5 MB/s
4K Read 6.82
4K Write 1.12
4K Mixed 0.94
96% 2.96 MB/s
9GB free, PID 1666
Operating at USB 3.1 Speed
Read 104
Write 19.1
Mixed 64.5
68% 62.4 MB/s
4K Read 8.2
4K Write 0.32
4K Mixed 1.06
77% 3.19 MB/s
31GB free, PID 1666
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Read 108
Write 10.5
Mixed 13.4
36% 43.9 MB/s
4K Read 11
4K Write 0.03
4K Mixed 0.04
43% 3.69 MB/s
3GB free, PID 1666
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Read 99.1
Write 14.7
Mixed 25.7
43% 46.5 MB/s
4K Read 9.18
4K Write 0.03
4K Mixed 0.03
36% 3.08 MB/s
32GB free, PID 1666
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
Read 38.3
Write 19.1
Mixed 22.4
31% 26.6 MB/s
4K Read 5.04
4K Write 1.31
4K Mixed 0.84
92% 2.4 MB/s
2GB free, PID 1666
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Read 52
Write 16.2
Mixed 11.3
26% 26.5 MB/s
4K Read 4.01
4K Write 0.29
4K Mixed 0.28
34% 1.53 MB/s
21GB free, PID 1666
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
Read 33.1
Write 6.66
Mixed 8.16
15% 16 MB/s
4K Read 5.17
4K Write 0.04
4K Mixed 0.03
22% 1.74 MB/s
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Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO - $85

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