Average Bench: 41.8% (38th of 639)

Based on 57 user benchmarks.  Device: VID 0951 PID 162b Model: Kingston DT HyperX 3.0

Below average average bench

The Kingston DT HyperX 3.0 126GB averaged 58.2% 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. Sequential Read Speed 201MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 68.8MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Kingston DT HyperX 3.0 126GB is 43.3%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Kingston DT HyperX 3.0 126GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Write Speed 38.1MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 7.49MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 57 samples)
Min Avg Max
33.1 Read 201 277
14.5 Write 38.1 59.7
15.5 Mixed 68.8 143
101% 103 MB/s
Min Avg Max
3.51 4K Read 7.49 10.4
0.35 4K Write 0.83 1.19
0.33 4K Mixed 0.83 1.29
84.2% 3.05 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest USB (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
118GB free, PID 162b
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Read 239
Write 59.6
Mixed 62.1
118% 120 MB/s
4K Read 9.27
4K Write 0.93
4K Mixed 0.76
92% 3.65 MB/s
59GB free, PID 162b
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Read 277
Write 35.8
Mixed 112
140% 141 MB/s
4K Read 8.21
4K Write 0.87
4K Mixed 0.75
85% 3.28 MB/s
24GB free, PID 162b
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Read 269
Write 35.3
Mixed 41.8
100% 115 MB/s
4K Read 9.25
4K Write 0.92
4K Mixed 0.86
95% 3.68 MB/s
118GB free, PID 162b
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Read 236
Write 60.1
Mixed 61.5
117% 119 MB/s
4K Read 9.26
4K Write 0.46
4K Mixed 0.51
67% 3.41 MB/s
28GB free, PID 162b
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Read 235
Write 35.7
Mixed 121
135% 130 MB/s
4K Read 9.31
4K Write 0.96
4K Mixed 0.82
95% 3.7 MB/s
28GB free, PID 162b
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Read 228
Write 35.9
Mixed 59.8
102% 108 MB/s
4K Read 8.33
4K Write 0.95
4K Mixed 0.82
91% 3.37 MB/s
117GB free, PID 162b
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Read 228
Write 35.3
Mixed 91.7
118% 119 MB/s
4K Read 9.02
4K Write 0.76
4K Mixed 0.73
84% 3.51 MB/s
28GB free, PID 162b
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
Read 38.7
Write 16.4
Mixed 23.2
30% 26.1 MB/s
4K Read 3.99
4K Write 0.91
4K Mixed 0.81
73% 1.9 MB/s
40GB free, PID 162b
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
Read 30.8
Write 14.5
Mixed 23.5
27% 22.9 MB/s
4K Read 2.77
4K Write 0.41
4K Mixed 0.68
47% 1.29 MB/s
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EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 103% - Outstanding Total price: $1,120

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