Average Bench: 15.8% (305th of 639)

Based on 9,000 user benchmarks.  Device: VID 0951 PID 1666 Model: Kingston DataTraveler 3.0
Poor: 6%Average: 15.8% Great: 29%

Terrible average bench

The Kingston DataTraveler 100 G3 USB 3.0 32GB averaged 84.1% 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 6.94MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.62MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Kingston DataTraveler 100 G3 USB 3.0 32GB is 22.8%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Kingston DataTraveler 100 G3 USB 3.0 32GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 14.7MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 15.6MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 9,000 samples)
Min Avg Max
21.7 Read 69 147
3.93 Write 24.1 51.9
2.43 Mixed 15.6 38.9
6.07 SusWrite 14.7 30.6
33.3% 30.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
2.66 4K Read 6.94 11.5
0 4K Write 0.32 1
0 4K Mixed 0.62 1.6
57.7% 2.63 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest USB (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
26GB free, PID 1666
Operating at USB 3.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 11 17 20 20 19 19 MB/s
Read 104
Write 54.8
Mixed 19.5
SusWrite 17.8
54% 49.2 MB/s
4K Read 10.2
4K Write 0.1
4K Mixed 0.2
48% 3.5 MB/s
5GB free, PID 1666
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 21 23 23 22 14 23 MB/s
Read 41.8
Write 16.9
Mixed 7.5
SusWrite 21
25% 21.8 MB/s
4K Read 5.6
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.4
79% 2.43 MB/s
25GB free, PID 1666
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 17 14 14 14 14 14 MB/s
Read 37.1
Write 23.1
Mixed 1.8
SusWrite 14.6
22% 19.1 MB/s
4K Read 6.8
4K Write 0
4K Mixed 0
25% 2.27 MB/s
25GB free, PID 1666
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 9.5 7.6 7.5 7.6 8.2 MB/s
Read 27
Write 13
Mixed 17
SusWrite 8
20% 16.2 MB/s
4K Read 5.6
4K Write 0.2
4K Mixed 1.1
65% 2.3 MB/s
29GB free, PID 1666
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 9 6.4 7.1 7.1 7.2 7.3 MB/s
Read 27.5
Write 3.5
Mixed 15.8
SusWrite 7.3
15% 13.5 MB/s
4K Read 5.8
4K Write 0.2
4K Mixed 1
62% 2.33 MB/s
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