Average Bench: 6.14% (523rd of 639)

Based on 938 user benchmarks.  Device: VID 0951 PID 16a1 Model: Kingston DT microDuo
Poor: 4%Average: 6.14% Great: 9%

Terrible average bench

The Kingston DT microDuo 16GB averaged 93.8% 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 Random Read Speed 5.05MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.29MB/s

Excellent consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Kingston DT microDuo 16GB is just 4.67%. This is an extremely narrow range which indicates that the Kingston DT microDuo 16GB performs superbly consistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. Sustained Write Speed 5.93MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 8.02MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 938 samples)
Min Avg Max
11.3 Read 21.7 27.2
1.8 Write 10.4 25.8
2 Mixed 8.02 16.4
3.2 SusWrite 5.93 9.7
13.4% 11.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
1.8 4K Read 5.05 8.73
0 4K Write 0.17 0.9
0 4K Mixed 0.29 1.4
34.3% 1.84 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest USB (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
15GB free, PID 16a1
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 4 5.2 4.7 5.9 5.6 6.1 MB/s
Read 20.7
Write 6.7
Mixed 6
SusWrite 5.2
11% 9.65 MB/s
4K Read 8.1
4K Write 0
4K Mixed 0
30% 2.7 MB/s
12GB free, PID 16a1
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2.6 4.9 6.1 8.1 7.4 7.2 MB/s
Read 24.5
Write 23.8
Mixed 4.3
SusWrite 6
18% 14.6 MB/s
4K Read 2.9
4K Write 0
4K Mixed 0
11% 0.97 MB/s
14GB free, PID 16a1
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 3.5 3 4.2 4.8 4.8 4.8 MB/s
Read 23.2
Write 17.4
Mixed 2.5
SusWrite 4.2
14% 11.8 MB/s
4K Read 3.2
4K Write 0
4K Mixed 0
12% 1.07 MB/s
15GB free, PID 16a1
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1.4 6.6 9.1 11 11 11 MB/s
Read 4.2
Write 1
Mixed 5.2
SusWrite 8.4
7% 4.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.3
4K Write 0
4K Mixed 0
1% 0.1 MB/s
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