Average Bench: 11.9% (387th of 639)

Based on 10,414 user benchmarks.  Device: VID 0951 PID 1666 Model: Kingston DataTraveler 3.0
Poor: 5%Average: 11.9% Great: 22%

Terrible average bench

The Kingston DataTraveler 100 G3 USB 3.0 8GB averaged 88.0% 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. 4K Random Read Speed 7.51MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 58.5MB/s

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Kingston DataTraveler 100 G3 USB 3.0 8GB is just 17.3%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Kingston DataTraveler 100 G3 USB 3.0 8GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 6.1MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 6.96MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 10,414 samples)
Min Avg Max
17.2 Read 58.5 128
1.26 Write 6.96 16.2
1.8 Mixed 8.34 17.9
3.9 SusWrite 6.1 9
18.2% 20 MB/s
Min Avg Max
2.3 4K Read 7.51 12.1
0 4K Write 0.11 0.7
0 4K Mixed 0.14 0.8
36.3% 2.59 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest USB (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
6GB free, PID 1666
Operating at USB 3.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 5 5.5 5.4 5.4 5.7 5.1 MB/s
Read 128
Write 4.5
Mixed 1.7
SusWrite 5.4
26% 34.8 MB/s
4K Read 10.7
4K Write 0
4K Mixed 0
40% 3.57 MB/s
3GB free, PID 1666
Operating at USB 3.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 7.4 7.2 6.9 7.2 7 7.3 MB/s
Read 118
Write 8.5
Mixed 13.3
SusWrite 7.1
31% 36.8 MB/s
4K Read 9.7
4K Write 0
4K Mixed 0.1
39% 3.27 MB/s
6GB free, PID 1666
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 4.9 5.2 5 4.8 4.8 5.4 MB/s
Read 85.8
Write 3.3
Mixed 6.7
SusWrite 5
20% 25.2 MB/s
4K Read 4.1
4K Write 0
4K Mixed 0
15% 1.37 MB/s
2GB free, PID 1666
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 3.6 4.4 10 11 11 9.9 MB/s
Read 48.5
Write 10.2
Mixed 5.8
SusWrite 8.2
18% 18.2 MB/s
4K Read 12.7
4K Write 0.4
4K Mixed 0.6
81% 4.57 MB/s
4GB free, PID 1666
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 5.3 6.9 8.9 8.9 8.9 8.4 MB/s
Read 49.3
Write 8.8
Mixed 6.8
SusWrite 7.9
18% 18.2 MB/s
4K Read 13.3
4K Write 0
4K Mixed 0
49% 4.43 MB/s
1GB free, PID 1666
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 5 8.1 8.3 7.8 8.4 8.3 MB/s
Read 28.5
Write 8.2
Mixed 7
SusWrite 7.6
14% 12.8 MB/s
4K Read 6
4K Write 0.9
4K Mixed 0.2
60% 2.37 MB/s
3GB free, PID 1666
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 7.6 5.2 5 5.2 4.9 5.1 MB/s
Read 26.2
Write 5.8
Mixed 9.7
SusWrite 5.5
13% 11.8 MB/s
4K Read 5.6
4K Write 0
4K Mixed 0.1
24% 1.9 MB/s
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