Average Bench: 16.4% (275th of 639)

Based on 4,705 user benchmarks.  Device: VID 0951 PID 1666 Model: Kingston DataTraveler 3.0
Poor: 7%Average: 16.4% Great: 27%

Terrible average bench

The Kingston DataTraveler 100 G3 USB 3.0 64GB averaged 83.5% 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 Mixed IO Speed 0.87MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 5.96MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Kingston DataTraveler 100 G3 USB 3.0 64GB is 20.3%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Kingston DataTraveler 100 G3 USB 3.0 64GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 17.9MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 21.7MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 4,705 samples)
Min Avg Max
20.8 Read 66.9 113
5.22 Write 33.2 64.4
2 Mixed 21.7 62.4
7.64 SusWrite 17.9 33.5
40.3% 34.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
2.42 4K Read 5.96 10.5
0 4K Write 0.46 1.3
0 4K Mixed 0.87 2.1
67.3% 2.43 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 3.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 35 24 29 34 29 33 MB/s
Read 80.2
Write 59
Mixed 58.5
SusWrite 30.6
73% 57.1 MB/s
4K Read 6.1
4K Write 0.4
4K Mixed 1.6
91% 2.7 MB/s
58GB free, PID 1666
Operating at USB 3.2 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 24 24 24 27 22 29 MB/s
Read 61.7
Write 59.7
Mixed 47.5
SusWrite 24.6
63% 48.4 MB/s
4K Read 10.6
4K Write 0.8
4K Mixed 1.3
111% 4.23 MB/s
31GB free, PID 1666
Operating at USB 3.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 12 14 14 13 12 13 MB/s
Read 87.3
Write 15.2
Mixed 19.5
SusWrite 12.8
34% 33.7 MB/s
4K Read 8.3
4K Write 0
4K Mixed 1.4
78% 3.23 MB/s
21GB free, PID 1666
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 13 14 21 22 19 20 MB/s
Read 37.6
Write 40.8
Mixed 10.8
SusWrite 18.3
34% 26.9 MB/s
4K Read 6.9
4K Write 0.7
4K Mixed 2
117% 3.2 MB/s
3GB free, PID 1666
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 6.2 14 14 12 14 13 MB/s
Read 35.1
Write 30.1
Mixed 13.6
SusWrite 12.3
28% 22.8 MB/s
4K Read 6.3
4K Write 0.1
4K Mixed 0.2
34% 2.2 MB/s
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Good

10 days ago.

Own 2 of these. Paid £35 each... They perform as slow as USB2 sticks. Waste of £70.


Excellent

5 months ago.

good stability performance and durability


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