Average Bench: 16.3% (294th of 639)

Based on 66,405 user benchmarks.  Device: VID 0951 PID 1666 Model: Kingston DataTraveler 3.0
Poor: 6%Average: 16.3% Great: 28%

Terrible average bench

The Kingston DataTraveler 100 G3 USB 3.0 32GB averaged 83.7% 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-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 11.5MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 11.2MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Kingston DataTraveler 100 G3 USB 3.0 32GB is 22.1%. 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.


Avg. Sustained Write Speed 12MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 16.1MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 66,405 samples)
Min Avg Max
17.1 Read 70.5 139
3.5 Write 16.1 38.9
2.88 Mixed 19.7 50.3
5.64 SusWrite 12 21
30.8% 29.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
1.9 4K Read 6.34 11.2
0 4K Write 0.64 1.46
0 4K Mixed 1.01 2.1
79.4% 2.66 MB/s
Min Avg Max
8.5 DQ Read 15.1 17.7
6.6 DQ Write 11.2 15.4
6.7 DQ Mixed 11.5 13.9
829% 12.6 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest USB (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
18GB free, PID 1666
Operating at USB 3.2 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 10 9 11 10 11 MB/s
Read 138
Write 6.5
Mixed 6.7
SusWrite 10.2
32% 40.2 MB/s
4K Read 7.7
4K Write 0
4K Mixed 0
29% 2.57 MB/s
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5 years ago.

Inconsistent and slow write speeds!


3 years ago.

its write ~50 mb/s than 0 mb/sn waiting 1-2 s writing speed again ~50mb/s, this circle going on … avarage 22 mb/s is that usb 3.0 ???? my kodak 16 gb usb 2.0 avarage 16 mb/s

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