Average Bench: 40.9% (38th of 639)

Based on 609 user benchmarks.  Device: VID 0951 PID 162b Model: Kingston DT HyperX 3.0

Because of its fantastic headline read/write speeds, there is often a lot of interest in this drive. It's not available in 16GB so I couldn't include it in the standardized tests. Quickly looking at the 64GB Kingston HyperX 3.0 (manuf.) claimed seq r/w speeds 225/135 @ £78 or $100. Compared to the November leader - Sandisk Extreme 64GB version (manuf.) claimed r/w 190/170 @ £45 or $79. The extreme is significantly better value, and has much much faster 4K write speeds. [Nov '12 USBFlashPro]

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Poor: 10%Average: 40.9% Great: 80%

Below average average bench

The Kingston DataTraveler HyperX USB 3.0 64GB averaged 59.0% 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. Sustained Write Speed 111MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 166MB/s

Very poor consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Kingston DataTraveler HyperX USB 3.0 64GB is 70%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Kingston DataTraveler HyperX USB 3.0 64GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 6.34MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 48.1MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 609 samples)
Min Avg Max
28.8 Read 166 279
14.9 Write 48.1 109
12.7 Mixed 48.9 108
23.8 SusWrite 111 182
111% 93.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
2.53 4K Read 6.34 10
0.33 4K Write 0.8 1.4
0.24 4K Mixed 0.94 2.47
82.7% 2.69 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest USB (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
56GB free, PID 162b
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 187 188 187 188 171 160 MB/s
Read 262
Write 154
Mixed 84.7
SusWrite 180
212% 170 MB/s
4K Read 8.1
4K Write 0.7
4K Mixed 2.4
136% 3.73 MB/s
56GB free, PID 162b
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 162 182 141 184 184 163 MB/s
Read 241
Write 75.3
Mixed 87
SusWrite 169
173% 143 MB/s
4K Read 9.1
4K Write 0.9
4K Mixed 2.6
153% 4.2 MB/s
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 Comments

HyperX Performance...

The new DataTraveler® HyperX 3.0 Flash drive features the fastest speeds and largest capacity Kingston® offers for portable storage.

  • USB 3.0: 225MB/s read and 135MB/s write
  • 8-channel architecture
  • Capacities: 64GB, 128GB, 256GB
Added 7 years ago.

Good

3 years ago.

new release Read 300MBps, Write 250MBps.


Good

4 years ago.

I have it myself and are satisfied with the space and speed:)


Excellent

6 years ago.

Review  www.eteknix.com/...

Awarded the Extreme Performance award by eteknix.com

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