Average Bench: 40.1% (42nd of 639)

Based on 608 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: 40.1% Great: 78%

Below average average bench

The Kingston DataTraveler HyperX USB 3.0 64GB averaged 59.9% 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 113MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 168MB/s

Poor consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Kingston DataTraveler HyperX USB 3.0 64GB is 68.8%. 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 6.39MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 45.8MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 608 samples)
Min Avg Max
29 Read 168 280
14.1 Write 45.8 108
12.7 Mixed 48.8 108
23.8 SusWrite 113 182
111% 93.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
2.53 4K Read 6.39 10.1
0.32 4K Write 0.78 1.4
0.24 4K Mixed 0.89 2.4
80.7% 2.69 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest USB (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
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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 6 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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