Average Bench: 42.2% (30th of 618)

Based on 45 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 57.7% 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.


Avg. Sequential Read Speed 204MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 71.4MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Kingston DT HyperX 3.0 126GB is 45.3%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Kingston DT HyperX 3.0 126GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. Sequential Write Speed 38.2MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 7.46MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 45 samples)
Min Avg Max
32.8 Read 204 279
13.6 Write 38.2 99.2
13.1 Mixed 71.4 152
104% 104 MB/s
Min Avg Max
1.65 4K Read 7.46 10.7
0.3 4K Write 0.84 1.4
0.19 4K Mixed 0.83 1.37
84.8% 3.05 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest USB (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
26GB free, PID 162b
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Read 265
Write 59.3
Mixed 95.8
141% 140 MB/s
4K Read 8.74
4K Write 0.89
4K Mixed 0.8
90% 3.48 MB/s
39GB free, PID 162b
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Read 277
Write 32.4
Mixed 61
111% 124 MB/s
4K Read 9
4K Write 0.88
4K Mixed 0.83
92% 3.57 MB/s
22GB free, PID 162b, Kingston Datatravaler Hyper-X 256GB
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Read 258
Write 36.5
Mixed 36.9
96% 110 MB/s
4K Read 9.98
4K Write 1.01
4K Mixed 0.83
100% 3.94 MB/s
103GB free, PID 162b
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Read 239
Write 47.9
Mixed 107
135% 131 MB/s
4K Read 9.37
4K Write 1.13
4K Mixed 0.8
100% 3.77 MB/s
103GB free, PID 162b
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Read 237
Write 47.7
Mixed 111
137% 132 MB/s
4K Read 8.77
4K Write 1.07
4K Mixed 0.75
94% 3.53 MB/s
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Desktop 93%
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Workstation 73%

Motherboard: Asrock Z270 Taichi

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 96% - Outstanding Total price: $1,040

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