Average Bench: 20.7% (209th of 639)

Based on 349 user benchmarks.  Device: VID 0951 PID 168e Model: Kingston DT Rubber 3.0
Poor: 10%Average: 20.7% Great: 45%

Very poor average bench

The Kingston DataTraveler R3.0 USB 3.0 32GB averaged 79.3% 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. 4K Random Write Speed 0.82MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 6.16MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Kingston DataTraveler R3.0 USB 3.0 32GB is 34.8%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Kingston DataTraveler R3.0 USB 3.0 32GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 22MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 68.6MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 349 samples)
Min Avg Max
28.1 Read 68.6 177
11.8 Write 28.7 53.5
6.45 Mixed 22 39.2
19.5 SusWrite 39 87
47.4% 39.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
2.88 4K Read 6.16 11.3
0.3 4K Write 0.82 1.6
0.02 4K Mixed 0.65 1.3
72.6% 2.54 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest USB (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
19GB free, PID 168e
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 70 80 88 90 90 91 MB/s
Read 147
Write 86.1
Mixed 19.4
SusWrite 84.8
101% 84.4 MB/s
4K Read 3.9
4K Write 0.3
4K Mixed 0.6
45% 1.6 MB/s
17GB free, PID 168e
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 25 35 30 33 29 33 MB/s
Read 37.8
Write 11.4
Mixed 2
SusWrite 30.8
24% 20.5 MB/s
4K Read 5.6
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 1.8
116% 2.8 MB/s
24GB free, PID 168e
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 15 13 16 17 15 15 MB/s
Read 20.2
Write 15.7
Mixed 10.7
SusWrite 14.9
20% 15.4 MB/s
4K Read 2.9
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 1.2
92% 1.77 MB/s
24GB free, PID 168e
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 4.2 3.8 4.5 8.7 4.1 5.5 MB/s
Read 3.7
Write 3.5
Mixed 3.5
SusWrite 5.1
5% 3.95 MB/s
4K Read 0.1
4K Write 0.1
4K Mixed 0.1
7% 0.1 MB/s
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MSRP ≈ $29 @ launch in Jun '12
AmazonUS $1023 years
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USB 3.0 high-speed performance...

Added 8 years ago.

Very poor

7 years ago.

Write speed is not as advertised.


4 years ago.

It has good speed results but I like it mostly because its design: The form, size, material (rubber - shock, dust and water resistant), cap, LED - and it's a robust, quality assembled drive.


4 years ago.

read speed 40mb/s write speed 70,b/s

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