DataTraveler 101 G2 USB Flash Drive Overview:
The Kingston DataTraveler 101 G2 USB Flash Drive is an easy to carry storage device that you can used to transfer data/files between computers or other devices. It features capless, swivel design available in multiple colors by capacity.
DataTraveler 101 G2 USB Flash Drive Specifications:
Dimensions: 57.18mm x 17.28mm x 10.00mm
USB Specification: USB 2.0
Capacities: 8GB, 16GB, 32GB
DT101G2/8GB – Red
DT101G2/16GB – Black
DT101G2/32GB – Purple
Operating Temperature: 0°C to 60°C
Storage Temperature: -20°C to 85°C
>>Capless swivel design — The drive swivels open and closed to protect it when not in use. And there’s no cap to lose or break.
>>Small form factor — Compact and lightweight, DT101 G2 is easy to take with you, wherever you go.
>>Available in multiple colors — DT101 G2 is available in multiple colors, by capacity.
>>Available in multiple capacities — Capacities up to 32GB mean there’s one that’s just right for all your files.
HD Tune Pro
Minimum read speed of 17.4 MB/s, Maximum read speed of 26.9 MB/s and an Average read speed of 22.4 MB/s.
From here, another picture on how the Kingston DataTraveler 101 G2 performs on its read/write speed.
Real World Application
For actual usage, we used the file transfer app Teracopy to determine the maximum read/write speed of its transfer. For this test, we used 0.98GB file size.
SOURCE FILE FROM (DataTraveler 101 G2) AND DESTINATION TO (HDD 7200RPM)
The actual read speed reaches at 21 MB/s with time duration of 47.280 seconds.
SOURCE FILE FROM (HDD 7200RPM) AND DESTINATION TO (DataTraveler 101 G2)
The actual write speed reaches at 12 MB/s with time duration of 1 minute and 26.480 seconds.
VERDICT: The Kingston DataTraveler 101 G2 is an entry-level USB flash drive running on USB 2.0 speed, expect to have a mediocre on both read/write performance. Although an entry-level in performance, it has smashing quality and comes with a cheap price that can store you’re personal and/or important files.
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