Average Bench: 21.3% (196th of 639)

Based on 16 user benchmarks.  Device: VID 0951 PID 1656 Model: Kingston DT Ultimate G2

Very poor average bench

The Kingston DataTraveler Ultimate USB 3.0 64GB averaged 78.7% 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 Write Speed 0.6MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 5.12MB/s

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Kingston DataTraveler Ultimate USB 3.0 64GB is just 19.4%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Kingston DataTraveler Ultimate USB 3.0 64GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.37MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 25MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 16 samples)
Min Avg Max
30.7 Read 80.1 132
6.27 Write 30.3 53.1
13.7 Mixed 25 45.2
47.2% 45.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
1.59 4K Read 5.12 6.91
0.004 4K Write 0.6 1.14
0.006 4K Mixed 0.37 0.92
52.1% 2.03 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest USB (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
4GB free, PID 1656
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Read 132
Write 53.1
Mixed 33
75% 72.8 MB/s
4K Read 6.77
4K Write 0.36
4K Mixed 0.09
40% 2.41 MB/s
23GB free, PID 1656
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Read 116
Write 43.5
Mixed 32.5
66% 64 MB/s
4K Read 6.91
4K Write 0.74
4K Mixed 0.3
61% 2.65 MB/s
37GB free, PID 1656
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Read 121
Write 33.9
Mixed 41.4
67% 65.6 MB/s
4K Read 4.49
4K Write 0.85
4K Mixed 0.37
58% 1.9 MB/s
16GB free, PID 1656
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Read 119
Write 32.4
Mixed 45.2
68% 65.6 MB/s
4K Read 6.28
4K Write 0.78
4K Mixed 0.3
60% 2.45 MB/s
20GB free, PID 1656
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
Read 32.6
Write 15.2
Mixed 18.3
25% 22 MB/s
4K Read 4.07
4K Write 0.86
4K Mixed 0.28
54% 1.74 MB/s
20GB free, PID 1656
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
Read 30.7
Write 13.9
Mixed 16.3
23% 20.3 MB/s
4K Read 3.85
4K Write 0.59
4K Mixed 0.26
43% 1.57 MB/s
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Typical DataTraveler Ultimate USB 3.0 64GB Builds (Compare 19 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 16%
Surfboard
Workstation
Workstation 12%
Tree trunk

System: Asus 1215N

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 22% - Poor Total price: $210

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