Kingston USB 3.0 DataTraveler R3.0 64GB Reviews

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Kingston DataTraveler HyperX USB 3.0 64 GB

★★★★★ 4.6
Verdict: The Kingston DataTraveler HyperX is one of the fastest flash drives from the memory manufacturer. It advertises speeds of more than 200 MB/s write and 100 MB/s read. Too good to be true? We take a close look to find out.
Pros: 
  • Incredible read performance
  • Awesome write performance
  • Great USB 2.0 performance
  • Sturdy shell
  • Hook to chain for key ring
  • Bright
  • blue activity LED
  • Lifetime warranty
  • Available with up to 256 GB
  • Excellent price in the EU
Cons: 
  • For some reason expensive in the US
  • Gets pretty warm when moving loads of data
  • Bulky size compared to other drives
9 years ago

Review of Kingston DataTraveler HyperX 3.0 64GB USB 3.0 Flash Drive

★★★★★ 4.5
Verdict: Kingston's HyperX brand originally garnered its reputation making high-speed memory for PC enthusiasts. During this past year Kingston has been branching the HyperX labeling into other products; most recently with their SSD drives and now with today's review item – the DataTraveler HyperX 3.0.
Pros: 
  • Fast
  • Solid build
  • HyperX branding and style
Cons: 
  • Price
10 years ago

Kingston DataTraveler HyperX 3.0 USB Flash Drive

★★★★★
Verdict: As the world's largest independent manufacturer of memory products, Kingston Technology doesn't need much of an introduction. The company got its start in 1987, when the computer industry was suffering from a severe shortage of surface-mount memory chips.
Pros: 
  • Available in 64GB
  • 128GB and 256GB capacities
  • Excellent read and write speeds
  • Backwards compatible with USB 2.0
  • Compatible with Windows XP/Vista/7 and Mac
  • Good looking and well constructed design
  • Five year warranty
Cons: 
  • May block adjacent USB ports
  • Pricey
10 years ago

Kingston DataTraveler HyperX 64GB USB 3.0 Flash Drive

★★★★★
Verdict: The DataTraveler HyperX 64GB USB 3.0 flash drive appears to be one of fastest USB 3.0 flash drives available today. The SiSoftware Sandra rank utility placed the 64GB review model at 7th place worldwide with a 472.9 IOPS device score (making it faster than 98% of all USB flash drives).
Pros: 
  • » Exceeds rated read speeds and tests within 10% of advertised write speeds in real-world tests
  • » Enables users to write a 1GB file in
  • » Allows 1GB of data to be read in
  • » @60GB of usable storage on a tiny stick
  • » Competitive price compared other 64GB USB 3.0 flash drives
  • especially considering
Cons: 
  • » Roughly 38% larger in volume compared to the average 64GB competing USB 3.0 flash drive
  • » Removable cap could be lost
  • » Cap only fits onto the drive in one orientation
  • » Cap will not fit on the backside of the drive if the lanyard is tied on
10 years ago

Kingston DataTraveler HyperX 3.0 64GB

★★★★★
Verdict: Today we are looking at the Kingston DataTraveler HyperX 3.0 64GB, which is the company's fastest USB flash drive to date. By utilizing an eight-channel architecture Kingston claims that this new drive can achieved transfer rates of up to 225MB/s read and 135MB/s write, while capacities will range...
10 years ago

Kingston USB 3.0 DataTraveler R3.0 64GB

★★★★★ 4.8
Verdict: If you are in the market for a new flash drive, there are three metrics you tend to focus on. The first being performance, followed closely by capacity and of course warranty. For the longest time Kingston's HyperX brand has been the pinnacle of performance, and as their portfolio grows, the...
8 years ago

Kingston HyperX Predator 512GB review: biggest USB stick in the world

★★★★★
Verdict: Recently we published a huge group test of 32 USB 3.0 sticks with capacities of 32 GB and 64 GB. If that doesn't float your boat, you could always get a USB storage device with no less than 512 GB, called the HyperX Predator.
9 years ago

Kingston DataTraveler HyperX Predator 512GB USB 3.0 Flash Drive Review

★★★★★
Verdict: The Kingston DataTraveler HyperX Predator USB 3.0 512GB Flash drive is big, fast and expensive, but it does exactly what it is supposed to do!
9 years ago

Review: Kingston DataTraveler HyperX 64GB USB 3.0 is a Pocket SSD

★★★★★
Verdict: From our experiences with the Kingston DataTraveler HyperX 64GB USB 3.0 drive, we can safely say that this drive deserves the HyperX naming. The drive has both the looks and performance to back up the HyperX name as well as coming in with pretty reasonable pricing which can make this drive...
10 years ago

100% failure rate.

★★★★★ 5.0
Verdict: I have had two of these drives, (two different people/computers using them), and both failed completely, registering as an external drive when you plug into a Win7/8 machine but not being available to copy files to them. 100% failure rate with relatively little use.
7 years ago

Kingston USB 3.0 DataTraveler R3.0 64GB

★★★★ 4.0
Verdict: As the description states, this product worked for me for about 2 weeks before internal components overheated and broke. This product was fast while it lasted , but I would not recommend it due to a bad design, and very short life.
10 years ago

Kingston USB 3.0 DataTraveler R3.0 64GB

★★★★★
Verdict: On the lookout for a flash drive that not only offers ample storage but also great performance? If so, Kingston's DT HyperX 3.0 is well worth a look. It's available in 64GB – 256GB flavors and offers performance of 225MB/s read and 135MB/s write.
10 years ago

Kingston HyperX 64GB DataTraveler 3.0

★★★★★ 4.5
Verdict: Kingston's HyperX brand has a good reputation in memory components, such as the Kingston HyperX Genesis 2,133MHZ 16GB RAM , and in solid state hard drives such as the Kingston HyperX 240GB SSD .
Pros: 
  • Large capacity for a USB thumb drive
  • Very fast
  • Robust design
Cons: 
  • Bulky case can make plugging it in tricky
  • Cap could be easily lost
9 years ago

Kingston DataTraveler HyperX Predator 512GB Review

★★★★★
Verdict: USB sticks, thumb drives, pen drives, call them what you will their usefulness cannot be overstated. In these times when most of us have at the least a computer and a console, but far more likely we have a couple of computers, a laptop, maybe one or two consoles, a TV with USB in etc.
8 years ago

Kingston DataTraveler HyperX Predator 512GB Review

★★★★ 4.0
Verdict: Almost everyone reading this review is likely to have a small USB 2.0 flash drive at home or work. They can be used for transferring files between machines, flashing the BIOS of a motherboard and for offline mirroring of sensitive data.
9 years ago

Kingston 64GB DataTraveler HyperX 3.0 Review

★★★★★
Verdict: (at time of review) If you've taken any more than a passing interest in the NAND Flash or RAM market the name Kingston Technology will have come up time and again. In the DRAM market Kingston supply 46% of memory modules, a staggering figure when you stop to consider it, and also hold a significant...
Pros: 
  • + Speed
  • + Durability
  • + 5 Year Manufacturer Warranty
9 years ago

Kingston DataTraveler HyperX USB 3.0 64GB

★★★★★
Verdict: Huge capacity and killer speeds for this USB 3.0 flash drive.
10 years ago

As excited as I can be....for a usb stick lol

★★★★★ 5.0
Verdict: I transfer a lot of data regularly from multiple computers so I was looking to replace my 32gig Sandisk that I've had for quite a while now. What a difference! I also own a HyperX SSD, which works great, so when I was looking for a faster USB stick, I was delighted to discover they had a HyperX USB...
8 years ago

Defective

★★★★★ 3.0
Verdict: I bought this online. It came (with a broken indicator light) and did not work. I would show up and be greyed out. I tried to return it to a store near me, and the 'Agent' confirmed that it was not working, and when he couldn't figure out how to refund me my money, told me i had to call BBY and...
Pros: 
  • Looks cool
  • good price
Cons: 
  • did not show up
  • overheating
9 years ago

Kingston USB 3.0 DataTraveler R3.0 64GB

★★★★ 4.0
Verdict: Price matched this item for a great deal. The reads on the specs may not be as fast as other usb 3.0, but the write compensates for that as it is one of the highest ones out there with ~ 30mb/s good overall product, and I like the blue and black finish.
Pros: 
  • Portable
  • Fast
  • nice color finish
Cons: 
  • none at the moment
9 years ago

Best drive I ever purchased

★★★★★ 5.0
Verdict: This is solid quality, the speed performance is outstanding even tho I wouldn't expect any less from Kingston. I am very impressed with this. Needless to say Tigerdirect shipping was prompt, with as usual, necessary measures to ensure package safety. I am absolutely satisfied with this purchase.
9 years ago

KINGSTON DataTraveler R3.0 - USB flash drive - 16 GB - USB 3.0

★★★★★ 5.0
Verdict: Speed speed speed even u use a USB 2. 0 its so fast. I really recommend that USB key.
Pros: 
  • Speed speed speed
Cons: 
  • Rubber cap easy to lose
8 years ago

Great value

★★★★★ 5.0
Verdict: this drive is encased in rubber. When connected to usb3 port( with NTFS formatting) has written my two 6.5GB (total 13 GB) movies with a speed of 70 to 50Mbps. it is a little bit bulky but ideal for fast transfer.
8 years ago

Kingston DataTraveler HyperX 64GB USB 3.0 Flash Drive

★★★★★
Verdict: It's been a while since we've looked at the original Kingston HyperX USB flash drive, about 3.5 years actually. For it's time, we found that the 4GB HyperX drive was very fast and at the top of its class.  Today, we're looking at a drive from the current HyperX line.  And we've come a long way as...
10 years ago

Kingston DataTraveler HyperX 3.0 64GB

★★★★★
Verdict: This flash drive made our jaws drop. It has stunning performance under USB 3.0, and is a great overall drive. It stays consistent in terms of performance, is sturdily built, and is compact and easy to carry around.
10 years ago

Kingston DataTraveler HyperX 3.0 64GB USB 3.0 Flash Drive

★★★★ 3.6
Verdict: Now that you have met the Kingston DataTraveler HyperX 3.0 64GB USB 3.0 flash drive, is it a product that appropriately corresponds to its name? I can't really tell you about the reliability part; only time will tell.
10 years ago

Good for Moving Big Files, Probably Not Small Files

★★★★★ 5.0
Verdict: Slow for Small Files
Pros: 
  • Fast For Big Files
Cons: 
  • - thicker than most other thumb drives I have
9 years ago

Kingston USB 3.0 DataTraveler R3.0 64GB

★★★★★ 5.0
Verdict: Their wasn't nothing wrong with the product.
8 years ago

Kingston DataTraveler HyperX PREDATOR 512GB USB 3.0 Flash Drive

★★★★★
Verdict: Although during this year's CES many manufacturers presented impressive and innovative products there's no doubt that the most impressive storage product unveiled was the DataTraveler HyperX Predator 512GB USB 3.0 flash drive by Kingston.
Pros: 
  • - Build Quality (Zinc Metal Alloy Casing/Toshiba 19nm Toggle NAND Flash
  • - Read/Write Speeds (280MBs/180MBs
  • - Massive Storage Space (512GB
  • - SSD Type USB Flash Drive
  • - USB 3.0 Extension Cable
Cons: 
  • - Price (For Most People
  • - Drive Thickness (For Some
8 years ago

Disappointed

★★★★★ 2.0
Verdict: Couldn't use it with my Lenovo T430... the USB3.0 ports in this laptop (as with some other slim laptops) are slightly recessed under the laptop frame and because this memory stick is unusually bulky and large - it won't fit...I am not sure who design it and why they didn't think of it...
Pros: 
  • Fast
Cons: 
  • Bulky
  • Poor Design
8 years ago

Kingston DataTraveler HyperX USB 3.0 Flash Drive Review

★★★★★
Verdict: The DataTraveler HyperX USB 3.0 isn't actually the first Kingston drive to be touted by the company as an SSD-like Flash drive as that "honor" belongs to the DataTraveler Ultimate 3.0, launched back in September of 2010.
Pros: 
  • High sequential transfer speeds - High capacity - Great looking - Five-year warranty
Cons: 
  • - $149 base price - Low random 4K performance
9 years ago

Stop working

★★★★★ 5.0
Verdict: This was a terrific USB drive until it stops working. Now it's just a piece of rubber with useless electronics inside.
Pros: 
  • Fast
  • High Capacity
  • Portable
Cons: 
  • Unreliable
9 years ago

Kingston DataTraveler HyperX 64GB DTHX30/64GB USB 3.0 Flash Drive Review

★★★★★
Verdict: Kingston sent a HyperX Datatraveler 64GB USB 3.0 Drive for evaluation. HyperX is meant to be a series to give an all round better than mainstream/value series hardware of any kind- memory kit, SSD and flash drives- and much better quality.
9 years ago

SUPERIOR PRODUCT

★★★★★ 5.0
Verdict: The Kingston Data Traveler HyperX USB Flash Drive is a quality made device and is made of solid construction. I had a PNY drive fail and I was looking for a higher quality drive in the future. Kingston has delivered that quality and I highly recommend it.
8 years ago

Kingston 32GB DataTraveler R3.0 USB Flash Drive

★★★★★ 5.0
Verdict: Very happy with my purchase The USB stick looks great and performs even better My only regret is not purchasing earlier!
7 years ago

Work like a charm

★★★★★ 5.0
Verdict: Fast data transfer, large capacity, and solid construct. What to dislike about it?
8 years ago

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