Average Bench: 11.7% (391st of 639)

Based on 4,283 user benchmarks.  Device: VID 0951 PID 1666 Model: Kingston DataTraveler 3.0
Poor: 5%Average: 11.7% Great: 22%

Terrible average bench

The Kingston DataTraveler 100 G3 USB 3.0 8GB averaged 88.3% 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.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 7.3MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 56.2MB/s

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Kingston DataTraveler 100 G3 USB 3.0 8GB is just 16.6%. 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 6.19MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 7.46MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 4,283 samples)
Min Avg Max
19.7 Read 56.2 124
1.78 Write 7.46 16.9
1.8 Mixed 8.36 18.2
3.8 SusWrite 6.19 9.72
18.1% 19.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
2.6 4K Read 7.3 12
0 4K Write 0.15 0.9
0 4K Mixed 0.15 0.7
37.3% 2.53 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest USB (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
5GB free, PID 1666
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 5.2 5.7 5.4 4.8 5.4 5.8 MB/s
Read 130
Write 3.3
Mixed 4.2
SusWrite 5.4
27% 35.7 MB/s
4K Read 12
4K Write 0
4K Mixed 0
44% 4 MB/s
7GB free, PID 1666
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 6 5.5 6 5.8 5.6 5.5 MB/s
Read 117
Write 5.7
Mixed 5.8
SusWrite 5.7
26% 33.6 MB/s
4K Read 11
4K Write 0
4K Mixed 0
41% 3.67 MB/s
4GB free, PID 1666
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 3.7 3.6 5.4 4.8 4.2 5.4 MB/s
Read 32.6
Write 3.5
Mixed 4.2
SusWrite 4.5
10% 11.2 MB/s
4K Read 5.1
4K Write 0
4K Mixed 0
19% 1.7 MB/s
7GB free, PID 1666
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 3.5 4.5 4.4 4.1 4.5 4.4 MB/s
Read 33.2
Write 16.7
Mixed 14.2
SusWrite 4.2
20% 17.1 MB/s
4K Read 5
4K Write 0
4K Mixed 0.1
22% 1.7 MB/s
4GB free, PID 1666
Operating at USB 3.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 3.2 7 5.2 5.1 6 4.4 MB/s
Read 30.8
Write 5
Mixed 15.7
SusWrite 5.1
16% 14.1 MB/s
4K Read 4.6
4K Write 0
4K Mixed 0
17% 1.53 MB/s
7GB free, PID 1666
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 6.5 6 5.3 5.2 5.3 5.3 MB/s
Read 23.3
Write 4.5
Mixed 6.7
SusWrite 5.6
11% 10 MB/s
4K Read 6.4
4K Write 0
4K Mixed 0
24% 2.13 MB/s
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