Average Bench: 16.9% (255th of 639)

Based on 3,734 user benchmarks.  Device: VID 0951 PID 1666 Model: Kingston DataTraveler 3.0
Poor: 6%Average: 16.9% Great: 28%

Terrible average bench

The Kingston DataTraveler 100 G3 USB 3.0 64GB averaged 83.0% 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 Mixed IO Speed 0.89MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 6.34MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Kingston DataTraveler 100 G3 USB 3.0 64GB is 21.3%. 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 18.2MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 20.9MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,734 samples)
Min Avg Max
22 Read 69.7 119
4.7 Write 32.4 63.6
3.46 Mixed 20.9 58.2
7.91 SusWrite 18.2 33.9
40.2% 35.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
2.2 4K Read 6.34 10.9
0 4K Write 0.45 1.4
0 4K Mixed 0.89 2.1
69% 2.56 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest USB (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
53GB free, PID 1666
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 25 28 27 28 28 26 MB/s
Read 25.4
Write 10.1
Mixed 10.8
SusWrite 26.8
23% 18.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.9
100% 1.1 MB/s
11GB free, PID 1666
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 11 19 18 18 19 18 MB/s
Read 55.2
Write 54
Mixed 20.5
SusWrite 17.1
46% 36.7 MB/s
4K Read 8
4K Write 0.4
4K Mixed 2.2
118% 3.53 MB/s
31GB free, PID 1666
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 13 12 14 15 14 14 MB/s
Read 41.6
Write 38
Mixed 16.4
SusWrite 13.7
34% 27.4 MB/s
4K Read 7.2
4K Write 0
4K Mixed 0.3
37% 2.5 MB/s
49GB free, PID 1666
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 7.8 7.2 11 11 10 11 MB/s
Read 26.9
Write 17.9
Mixed 9.7
SusWrite 9.7
19% 16 MB/s
4K Read 3.9
4K Write 0
4K Mixed 0
14% 1.3 MB/s
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Poor

4 days ago.

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


Excellent

3 months ago.

good stability performance and durability


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