Average Bench: 45.7% (28th of 639)

Based on 635 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]

Poor: 10%Average: 45.7% Great: 83%

Below average average bench

The Kingston DataTraveler HyperX USB 3.0 64GB averaged 54.2% 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. Sustained Write Speed 109MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 1.24MB/s

Very poor consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Kingston DataTraveler HyperX USB 3.0 64GB is 72.1%. 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 Mixed IO Speed 50.3MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 635 samples)
Min Avg Max
28.3 Read 164 275
16.1 Write 60.2 154
10.3 Mixed 50.3 105
23.5 SusWrite 109 182
115% 95.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
2.4 4K Read 6.34 9.69
0.3 4K Write 0.85 1.4
0.26 4K Mixed 1.24 2.5
94.5% 2.81 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest USB (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
22GB free, PID 162b
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 0 0 0 93 182 181 MB/s
Read 241
Write 107
Mixed 78.9
SusWrite 76.1
145% 126 MB/s
4K Read 9.3
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 1
89% 3.63 MB/s
28GB free, PID 162b
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 42 41 42 41 41 41 MB/s
Read 21
Write 40.8
Mixed 7.8
SusWrite 41.2
40% 27.7 MB/s
4K Read 3
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 0.9
62% 1.5 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 8 years ago.

Good

4 years ago.

new release Read 300MBps, Write 250MBps.


Good

5 years ago.

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


Excellent

8 years ago.

Review  www.eteknix.com/...

Awarded the Extreme Performance award by eteknix.com

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