Average Bench: 16.8% (259th of 639)

Based on 3,316 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 83.1% 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 6.78MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 74.9MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Kingston DataTraveler 100 G3 USB 3.0 64GB is 25.3%. 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 14.9MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.29MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,316 samples)
Min Avg Max
26.3 Read 74.9 129
6.43 Write 14.9 46.3
8.18 Mixed 18.5 48.7
34.3% 36.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
3.09 4K Read 6.78 11
0.003 4K Write 0.36 1.36
0.004 4K Mixed 0.29 1
47% 2.47 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest USB (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
6GB free, PID 1666
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
Read 39
Write 19.4
Mixed 21.7
31% 26.7 MB/s
4K Read 2.32
4K Write 1.17
4K Mixed 0.77
75% 1.42 MB/s
50GB free, PID 1666
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
Read 40.8
Write 12.2
Mixed 15.7
24% 22.9 MB/s
4K Read 4.34
4K Write 0.11
4K Mixed 0.55
38% 1.66 MB/s
7GB free, PID 1666
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
Read 41.9
Write 9.01
Mixed 8.67
19% 19.9 MB/s
4K Read 6.4
4K Write 0.04
4K Mixed 0.03
26% 2.15 MB/s
28GB free, PID 1666
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
Read 38.2
Write 7.79
Mixed 12.4
19% 19.5 MB/s
4K Read 6.64
4K Write 0.03
4K Mixed 0.03
27% 2.23 MB/s
49GB free, PID 1666
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
Read 33.2
Write 7.81
Mixed 11.5
18% 17.5 MB/s
4K Read 5.08
4K Write 0.05
4K Mixed 0.02
21% 1.72 MB/s
45GB free, PID 1666
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
Read 25.4
Write 10.5
Mixed 15.1
19% 17 MB/s
4K Read 6.42
4K Write 0.004
4K Mixed 0.01
24% 2.15 MB/s
45GB free, PID 1666
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
Read 25.5
Write 9.65
Mixed 13.4
18% 16.2 MB/s
4K Read 5.03
4K Write 0.01
4K Mixed 0.01
19% 1.68 MB/s
6GB free, PID 1666
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
Read 27
Write 7.95
Mixed 12.6
17% 15.9 MB/s
4K Read 3.81
4K Write 0.03
4K Mixed 0.07
17% 1.3 MB/s
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Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO - $165

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