USBs


Full List

October 2014 USB Rankings

We highlight the best USB flash drive in terms of balanced performance and value for money using price, sequential read, sequential write , 4k read and 4k write speed. The speeds are combined to form a single effective speed which measures performance for tasks such as copying photos, music and videos. Effective speed is adjusted by price and capacity to yield value for money. Finally thousands of individual user ratings are used to validate our benchmark figures. Vote to share your opinion. [USBFlashPro]

User sentiment trumps benchmarks for this comparison.
Filter
99 Results
Brand
Capacity

FAQ

Why is bigger better?

Larger capacity drives often have higher write speeds... more

File system considerations?

FAT32 is more portable but NTFS is both more secure and works with individual files larger than 4GB... more

What are the main factors to look out for?

Speed, price, capacity, USB version and weight... more

Why should USB 2.0 Flash Drives be avoided?

USB 3.0 is the future aware choice in today's market... more

What is effective USB Flash Drive speed?

A measure of how responsive a Flash Drive is to typical user access patterns... more

Do dimensions matter?

Sometimes flash drives can obstruct adjacent USB ports on your computer... more

What is the Flash Drive value for money rating?

A measure of real world Flash Drive performance and capacity per unit cost... more

How do you install an OS from a USB flash drive?

Use a utility to create a bootable USB then set your BIOS to boot from it... more

What is AS SSD real world copy speed?

The speed at which files can be copied from from one directory to another on the same drive... more

What is 4K random read speed?

A measure of how quickly multiple small files can be read from a device... more

What does MBps mean?

MBps and MB/s refer to megabytes per second which are units of data transfer speed... more

How big is 16GB?

Approximately enough space to hold 3,200 mp3 audio files... more

User
Rating
?
Value?
Effective Speed?
Read?
Write?
Age
Price?
»
User
Rating
?
Value?
Effective Speed?
Read?
Write?
Age
Price?
»
SanDisk Extreme USB 3.0 16GB
The benchmark scores for the SanDisk Extreme were stunning. Until now every flash drive we have tested has shown a serious weakness in the area of 4K random writes. ...
60.5 %13th143 MB/s6th196 MB/s14th62 MB/s31st28 Months46th$2042nd
SanDisk Extreme USB 3.0 32GB
The 16GB Sandisk Extreme has led my USB 3.0 Flash drive group test since it was released back in Jun '12. Often with flash based devices, write speed scales linearly...
100 %3rd166 MB/s5th202 MB/s10th117 MB/s8th28 Months46th$2856th
SanDisk Extreme USB 3.0 64GB
For real world usability this is currently the best 64GB flash drive (superseded by the Ventura Ultra - 2014). It has a very balanced performance profile with an exc...
140 %1st187 MB/s2nd197 MB/s13th188 MB/s3rd28 Months46th$4579th
Lexar JumpDrive P10 USB 3.0 32GB
The 32GB Jumpdrive P10 is one of the fastest flash drives I have seen in 2013. The P10 has exactly the same, superb, physical construction as its predecessor, the Ju...
50.2 %20th170 MB/s4th250 MB/s2nd215 MB/s2nd17 Months9th$5785th
Kingston DataTraveler 100 G3 USB 3.0 16GB
This is one of the Kingston's newest flash drives and yet another drive from Kingston with no claimed read or write speeds on the official documentation, not an enco...
25.8 %56th24.5 MB/s90th62.6 MB/s84th9.9 MB/s94th18 Months17th$82nd
Lexar JumpDrive P10 USB 3.0 64GB
The 64GB Jumpdrive P10 is Lexar's 2013 upgrade to their flagship Triton range of flash drives. The P10 shares the same excellent body as the Triton and delivers actu...
59.4 %14th171 MB/s3rd235 MB/s4th231 MB/s1st17 Months9th$9796th
Kingston DataTraveler HyperX USB 3.0 64GB
Because of its fantastic headline read/write speeds, there is often a lot of interest in this drive. It's not available in 16GB so I couldn't include it in the stand...
66.3 %11th121 MB/s10th247 MB/s3rd109 MB/s10th35 Months69th$6288th
Transcend JetFlash 780 USB 3.0 16GB
We really like this drive, it's one of our favourites. The JetFlash 780 has superb benchmark scores, at 170 MB/s this drive has the highest sequential read score we ...
37.6 %36th66.6 MB/s39th170 MB/s26th39 MB/s46th33 Months58th$1519th
Adata S102 Pro USB 3.0 16GB
The Adata S102 Pro is a reasonable flash drive. Physically it has a reasonably compact form unlike its older sibling the N005 Nobility. In terms of performance the d...
25.5 %58th39.2 MB/s59th90 MB/s59th23 MB/s67th36 Months74th$1311th
Transcend JetFlash 760 USB 3.0 16GB
The JetFlash 760 is not particulary well built, it rattles when you shake it and the plastic feels cheap and hollow. In terms of performance the drive is just below ...
34.1 %44th36.3 MB/s64th80 MB/s67th26 MB/s57th36 Months74th$94th
Corsair Flash Survivor USB 3.0 16GB
The Flash Survivor is twice both the size and weight of most flash drives. This drive would be as well suited to smuggling diamonds as it is to carrying mp3's and wo...
10.1 %91st36.2 MB/s65th77 MB/s70th21 MB/s70th35 Months69th$3061st
Adata DashDrive UV128 USB 3.0 32GB
The new Adata Dashdrive UV128 has a performance profile that closely matches its older, and recently rebranded, Dashdrive Elite S102 Pro sibling. Comparing the two s...
71.9 %7th71.1 MB/s36th114 MB/s42nd69.5 MB/s29th19 Months21st$1730th
Lexar JumpDrive Triton USB 3.0 16GB
The JumpDrive Triton has superb benchmark scores, it pretty much topped out in every single category. This kind of across the board performance is so rare that there...
20.1 %71st95.2 MB/s16th169 MB/s27th106 MB/s11th33 Months58th$4073rd
Kingston DataTraveler G4 USB 3.0 32GB
The 32GB Datatraveler G4 has a below average performance profile for a 32GB USB 3.0 flash drive but it's priced aggressively so it still represents reasonable value ...
44 %25th39.2 MB/s60th77 MB/s70th32 MB/s54th12 Months7th$1521st
Kingston DataTraveler SE9 USB 2.0 16GB
USB 2.0 is old tech, so in terms of performance this drive is less than half as fast as its USB 3.0 counterparts. Interestingly the 4K write speed is reasonable at 0...
10.7 %89th10.2 MB/s99th16.9 MB/s99th5.56 MB/s99th34 Months68th$82nd
Corsair Flash Voyager GT USB 3.0 64GB
The 64 GB Flash Voyager GT has an impressive performance profile. You wouldn't know it without checking the serial numbers but Corsair have released several variants...
42.8 %27th112 MB/s12th220 MB/s7th105 MB/s12th27 Months43rd$8895th
Adata DashDrive Elite UE700 USB 3.0 64GB
10 User Benchmarks:
Best Score: 92% 22GB free, PID de7a @USB 3.0
Worst Score: 20% 58GB free, PID de7a @USB 2.1
98.5 %4th97.8 MB/s14th200 MB/s11th92 MB/s16th18 Months17th$3364th
Silicon Power Marvel M01 USB 3.0 16GB
30.6 %50th35.2 MB/s69th94.8 MB/s55th10.9 MB/s93rd38 Months82nd$106th
Transcend JetFlash 700 USB 3.0 16GB
We are a bit disappointed with this drive, our expectations were sky high but poor Crystalmark & ATTO benchmark results have let us down. We have only managed to...
17.7 %77th24.2 MB/s91st50 MB/s88th17 MB/s81st46 Months93rd$1210th
Lexar JumpDrive S23 USB 3.0 16GB
The Lexar S23 is an extremely interesting value proposition. The sequential read/write speeds of 100/30 MBps are very respectable considering the exceptionally low p...
29.1 %51st51.7 MB/s48th111 MB/s46th29.9 MB/s56th21 Months25th$1519th
Verbatim Store n Go V3 USB 3.0 16GB
The Store n Go had a quirky performance profile. For its price the drive shone in the CrystalDiskMark and ATTO tests but the AS-SSD real world speed test revealed th...
43.8 %26th50.6 MB/s51st81 MB/s65th45 MB/s40th29 Months52nd$107th
Mushkin Ventura Ultra USB 3.0 60GB
The Mushkin Ventura Ultra USB 3.0 has a Sandforce controller coupled with MLC NAND. This combination produces mediocre results for an SSD but for a USB flash drive i...
129 %2nd344 MB/s1st266 MB/s1st91.6 MB/s17th11 Months5th$8494th
Lexar JumpDrive P10 USB 3.0 16GB
The 16GB Jumpdrive P10 decimates the existing sequential write speed records. With a sequential write speed of 161 MB/s the P10 is 52% faster than the current record...
31.4 %49th141 MB/s7th219 MB/s9th161 MB/s5th17 Months9th$3871st
Adata DashDrive Elite S102 Pro USB 3.0 64GB
The Adata Dashdrive Elite S102 Pro 64GB has proven to be a popular USB 3.0 flash drive. I did a full review of the 16GB version back in 2012 and little has changed s...
83.4 %5th76.2 MB/s29th105 MB/s49th88.1 MB/s19th45 Months90th$3162nd
Corsair Flash Voyager GT Turbo USB 3.0 64GB
This could have been a serious contender in the high speed USB 3.0 arena. On paper at least, with 260/220 MB/s read/write speeds, this drive would have had the highe...
36.5 %39th107 MB/s13th232 MB/s5th82 MB/s23rd21 Months25th$9997th
Kingston DataTraveler R3.0 USB 3.0 16GB
We like the Kingston Datatraveler R3.0 a lot. It has an extremely well-rounded performance profile, rock solid construction, good real world performance and comes at...
25.5 %57th51.5 MB/s49th95.9 MB/s54th47.4 MB/s38th28 Months46th$1732nd
Patriot Supersonic Boost XT USB 3.0 16GB
The Supersonic boost has an interesting performance profile. The drive put in an excellent performance in the random 4K write test where it significantly outperforme...
19.8 %72nd35.1 MB/s70th82 MB/s63rd19 MB/s76th31 Months57th$1521st
Corsair Flash Voyager USB 3.0 16GB
Physically the Flash Voyager is longer and wider than most drives, it has a very solid and safe feel to it thanks to its somewhat oversized rubber casing. In terms o...
6.68 %97th36.2 MB/s66th79 MB/s69th22 MB/s69th42 Months89th$4681st
Silicon Power Blaze B20 USB 3.0 32GB
46.6 %24th41.4 MB/s57th105 MB/s49th18 MB/s78th18 Months17th$1521st
Adata Nobility N005 Pro USB 3.0 16GB
Despite a very strong sequential read speed of 153 MB/s, we are disappointed with this drive. Given its high price point we expect a more symmetrical read/write perf...
10.5 %90th57.5 MB/s43rd153 MB/s30th24 MB/s62nd50 Months97th$4682nd
Transcend JetFlash 760 USB 3.0 32GB
47.3 %23rd42.1 MB/s56th82.7 MB/s62nd40.1 MB/s44th36 Months74th$1521st
Adata DashDrive Elite S102 Pro USB 3.0 32GB
The Adata Dashdrive Elite S102 Pro 32GB has proven to be a popular USB 3.0 flash drive. I did a full review of the 16GB version back in August 2012 and little has ch...
71.5 %8th84 MB/s23rd127 MB/s38th85.3 MB/s21st45 Months90th$2041st
20.4 %70th66.6 MB/s40th113 MB/s43rd75.6 MB/s27th38 Months82nd$5584th
Transcend JetFlash 700 USB 3.0 32GB
36.8 %38th36.4 MB/s63rd72.2 MB/s77th35.6 MB/s52nd46 Months93rd$1731st
Lacie XtremKey USB 3.0 64GB
2 User Benchmarks:
Best Score: 88% 52GB free, PID 106c @USB 3.0
Worst Score: 73% 59GB free, PID 106c @USB 3.0
40.5 %31st120 MB/s11th220 MB/s7th140 MB/s6th21 Months25th$10098th
Transcend JetFlash 810 USB 3.0 16GB
I have not done a full review of this drive but given its relatively rare positioning as a Rugged USB 3.0 drive, the first drive I put it head to head with, based in...
21.4 %69th25.3 MB/s89th75 MB/s76th12 MB/s87th19 Months21st$108th
Patriot Supersonic Rage XT USB 3.0 32GB
The Rage XT offers above average read performance but, like several of the other USB 3.0 flash drives we have reviewed, it has an asymmetrical performance profile wh...
31.6 %48th71.3 MB/s34th176 MB/s21st49 MB/s34th26 Months37th$3872nd
Transcend JetFlash 700 USB 3.0 64GB
33.5 %45th32.6 MB/s76th81.7 MB/s64th22.8 MB/s68th46 Months93rd$3363rd
Transcend JetFlash 810 USB 3.0 32GB
25.2 %59th36.1 MB/s67th85 MB/s60th24 MB/s62nd19 Months21st$2448th
11.4 %88th11.8 MB/s98th23.7 MB/s98th6.93 MB/s98th30 Months55th$1734th
Patriot Supersonic Magnum USB 3.0 64GB
Once upon a time this was one of the best USB 3.0 drives available... Asof today it's close to the bottom of the pack on just about every objective performance crite...
37.3 %37th77.4 MB/s27th128 MB/s37th93 MB/s15th40 Months88th$7090th
Kingston DataTraveler R3.0 USB 3.0 32GB
25 User Benchmarks:
Best Score: 81% 25GB free, PID 168e @USB 3.0
Worst Score: 15% 16GB free, PID 168e @USB 2.1
50 %21st82.6 MB/s26th187 MB/s17th39.1 MB/s45th28 Months46th$2855th
Lexar JumpDrive Triton USB 3.0 64GB
Around 15 months ago, when the 64GB Triton was released, it had one of the highest write speeds (177 MB/s) available on a consumer flash drive. Despite its great seq...
36 %41st124 MB/s9th171 MB/s25th177 MB/s4th33 Months58th$11699th
Adata DashDrive UV150 USB 3.0 32GB
The 32GB DashDrive UV150 has an average performance profile for a 32GB USB 3.0 flash drive. With sequential read/write speeds of 108/34 MBps the DashDrive favours re...
42.3 %28th73.7 MB/s31st143 MB/s32nd55.8 MB/s32nd17 Months9th$2959th
Sony Micro Vault Mach USB 3.0 16GB
We had high expectations for this drive, unfortunately we were slightly disappointed. On the positive side the drive has excellent sequential read speeds, but the pe...
18.6 %74th50.8 MB/s50th130 MB/s36th24 MB/s62nd33 Months58th$2346th
Adata Nobility N005 Pro USB 3.0 32GB
7 User Benchmarks:
Best Score: 69% 27GB free, PID 105b @USB 3.0
Worst Score: 20% 17GB free, PID 105b @USB 2.1
34.2 %43rd73.5 MB/s32nd180 MB/s19th48 MB/s35th50 Months97th$3669th
Verbatim Store n Go V3 USB 3.0 64GB
10 User Benchmarks:
Best Score: 88% 52GB free, PID 0243 @USB 3.0
Worst Score: 15% 1GB free, PID 0243 @USB 3.0
28.2 %54th22.7 MB/s92nd49.3 MB/s89th16 MB/s82nd29 Months52nd$2753rd
Corsair Flash Voyager GT USB 3.0 32GB
15 User Benchmarks:
Best Score: 107% 30GB free, PID 1a09 @USB 3.0
Worst Score: 27% 3GB free, PID 1a09 @USB 2.1
36 %40th131 MB/s8th226 MB/s6th127 MB/s7th27 Months43rd$6187th
Lexar JumpDrive Triton USB 3.0 32GB
The 16GB version of this drive currently ranks 4/27 in my USB 3.0 flash drive group test. The 32GB version has the same great aesthetics as its 16GB sibling but due ...
22.5 %64th96.8 MB/s15th167 MB/s28th115 MB/s9th33 Months58th$7292nd
Verbatim Store n Go V3 Max USB 3.0 32GB
The 16GB version of the V3 Max has good potential thanks to its outstanding read/write speeds of 175/80 MBps. At the 32GB capacity the V3 Max is no longer as attract...
50.5 %19th90.6 MB/s19th175 MB/s22nd80 MB/s24th17 Months9th$3060th
SanDisk Ultra USB 3.0 32GB
Having just done a review of the 16GB Sandisk Ultra which wasn't a great performer but still managed to represent reasonable value for money, I was expecting much th...
31.9 %47th25.5 MB/s88th65.9 MB/s82nd8.45 MB/s97th15 Months8th$1416th
Kingston DataTraveler R3.0 G2 USB 3.0 32GB
The Kingston DataTraveler Rubber G2 has a robust (water/shock resistant) form factor and an above average performance profile for a 32GB flash drive. Comparing the p...
54.5 %16th71.1 MB/s35th150 MB/s31st38.9 MB/s47th6 Months4th$2244th
Emtec C650 USB 3.0 16GB
The Emtec C650 is not particularly well made, the retractable mechanism feels cheap and the drive does not perform particularly well either. At this time there are f...
9.04 %92nd26.4 MB/s86th44 MB/s95th24 MB/s62nd33 Months58th$2549th
Patriot Supersonic Pulse USB 3.0 16GB
The SuperSonic Pulse is one of the smaller drives we have tested. This drive has excellent all round read performance and very poor all round write performance. An a...
22.4 %65th34.6 MB/s71st93 MB/s56th12 MB/s87th36 Months74th$1311th
Kingston DataTraveler Elite USB 3.0 16GB
The DataTraveler Elite has a very well-rounded performance profile and it excels in the area of small file (~4K) read/write speeds. With a headline sequential read/w...
19.6 %73rd43.7 MB/s54th76 MB/s72nd36 MB/s50th30 Months55th$1937th
Lexar JumpDrive S73 USB 3.0 16GB
The JumpDrive S73 is very light, weighing just 9 grams it's one of the lightest flash drives we have seen. From a performance perspective the JetFlash S73 is disappo...
15.7 %82nd26.5 MB/s85th46 MB/s90th21 MB/s70th33 Months58th$1417th
Patriot Tab Micro USB 3.0 32GB
The Patriot Tab has a beautifully, compact and solid form factor. In many ways it's the USB 3.0 version of the hugely successful, but terribly slow USB 2.0 DataTrave...
38.5 %33rd43.3 MB/s55th112 MB/s45th16 MB/s82nd18 Months17th$1939th
Kingmax Pop Series USB 3.0 16GB
We are concerned about the reliability of the Kingmax Pop Series flash drives. We had to repeat several of our tests due to unknown I/O errors. The drive performed w...
17.4 %78th38.9 MB/s61st93 MB/s56th21 MB/s70th35 Months69th$1937th
Verbatim Store n Go V3 Max USB 3.0 64GB
The 16GB version of the V3 Max has good potential thanks to its outstanding read/write speeds of 175/80 MBps. At the 64GB and 32GB capacities the V3 Max is no longer...
56 %15th83 MB/s24th175 MB/s22nd80 MB/s24th17 Months9th$5083rd
Hama Probo USB 3.0 16GB
The Hama Probo is a great all round flash drive with above average performance. The retractable mechanism is good and it's both small and light. In terms of value fo...
12.6 %85th36.8 MB/s62nd71 MB/s78th36 MB/s50th36 Months74th$2549th
Lexar JumpDrive S23 USB 3.0 64GB
The 16GB version of the Lexar s23 has superb potential thanks to its decent read/write speeds of 100/30 MBps, an outstanding 4k random write speed of 0.6 MBps and it...
51 %18th52.9 MB/s47th102 MB/s53rd47 MB/s39th21 Months25th$3566th
Kingston DataTraveler Ultimate USB 3.0 16GB
The DataTraveler Ultimate excels not because of its headline sequential speeds but because of its respectable and very balanced performance. Regardless of the worklo...
13.1 %84th67.5 MB/s37th117 MB/s41st69 MB/s30th38 Months82nd$4476th
Kingston DataTraveler R3.0 USB 3.0 64GB
14 User Benchmarks:
Best Score: 73% 59GB free, PID 168e @USB 3.0
Worst Score: 19% 48GB free, PID 168e @USB 2.1
35.9 %42nd72.1 MB/s33rd183 MB/s18th31.3 MB/s55th28 Months46th$6889th
Lacie RuggedKey USB 3.0 16GB
We like this drive, it has the highest sequential read speed we have seen to date and the remainder of its performance profile is also respectable. At 198 MB/s the r...
18.5 %75th77 MB/s28th198 MB/s12th45 MB/s40th26 Months37th$3566th
Kingston DataTraveler Ultimate G3 USB 3.0 32GB
45 User Benchmarks:
Best Score: 81% 29GB free, PID 1697 @USB 3.0
Worst Score: 1% 19GB free, PID 1697 @USB 2.1
38.3 %34th64.7 MB/s41st113 MB/s43rd74 MB/s28th21 Months25th$2857th
SanDisk Ultra USB 3.0 16GB
Sandisk had phenomenal success with the Sandisk Extreme which I reviewed nearly two years ago. The Extreme is still one of the best flash drives available. I had hig...
37.6 %35th28.3 MB/s84th75.5 MB/s74th8.85 MB/s96th21 Months25th$61st
Adata S107 USB 3.0 16GB
Read = 100 MB/s / Write = 22 MB/s = Value rating = 5.5 ( Value is total MB/s per £ ) Weight = 13.6 g L = 8.1 W = 2.5 H = 0.9. Pros: The keyring fastener wont break,...
28.7 %53rd44.2 MB/s53rd105 MB/s49th24 MB/s62nd33 Months58th$1311th
Lexar JumpDrive S73 USB 3.0 32GB
31 User Benchmarks:
Best Score: 33% 4GB free, PID a205 @USB 3.0
Worst Score: 19% 20GB free, PID a205 @USB 2.1
23.3 %61st31.7 MB/s78th45.9 MB/s92nd36.9 MB/s48th33 Months58th$2345th
Kingston DataTraveler 111 USB 3.0 32GB
7 User Benchmarks:
Best Score: 30% 21GB free, PID 1693 @USB 3.0
Worst Score: 17% 18GB free, PID 1693 @USB 2.1
21.9 %67th30.1 MB/s80th80 MB/s67th11 MB/s90th26 Months37th$2347th
Lexar JumpDrive S23 USB 3.0 32GB
The 16GB version of the Lexar s23 has superb potential thanks to its decent read/write speeds of 100/30 MBps, an outstanding 4k random write speed of 1.1 MBps and it...
52 %17th55.4 MB/s45th110 MB/s48th48 MB/s35th21 Months25th$1836th
Mushkin Ventura USB 3.0 16GB
The Mushkin Ventura is the smallest USB 3.0 flash drive we have tested. There is no chance that this flash drive will obstruct adjacent ports on a computer as the dr...
8.13 %94th33.6 MB/s73rd66 MB/s81st25 MB/s60th36 Months74th$3565th
Lacie XtremKey USB 3.0 32GB
1 User Benchmark:
Best Score: 82% 16GB free, PID 106c @USB 3.0
Worst Score: 82% 16GB free, PID 106c @USB 3.0
22.3 %66th92.5 MB/s17th189 MB/s16th95 MB/s13th22 Months34th$7090th
Adata DashDrive UV150 USB 3.0 16GB
The 16GB DashDrive UV150 is a budget USB 3.0 drive from Adata. Unfortunately the performance profile is far more "budget" than the price. With sequential read/write ...
29 %52nd45.8 MB/s52nd111 MB/s47th18 MB/s78th17 Months9th$1315th
Verbatim Store n Go V3 USB 3.0 32GB
13 User Benchmarks:
Best Score: 55% 7GB free, PID 0243 @USB 3.0
Worst Score: 17% 25GB free, PID 0243 @USB 2.1
23.2 %62nd22 MB/s95th43.2 MB/s96th17.2 MB/s80th29 Months52nd$1628th
Kingston DataTraveler Ultimate G3 USB 3.0 64GB
This is the third incarnation of what was once kingston's flagship flash drive. This version has a full metal body and comes with a retractable head, an improvement ...
69.3 %9th86.3 MB/s21st180 MB/s19th84 MB/s22nd21 Months25th$4274th
Verbatim Store n Go V3 Max USB 3.0 16GB
The V3 MAX is Verbatim's 2013 upgrade to the Store n go range of high performance USB 3.0 Flash Drives. Verbatim have promised a blisteringly fast 175 Mbps read and ...
32.6 %46th66.9 MB/s38th172 MB/s24th42.6 MB/s42nd17 Months9th$1733rd
Silicon Power Blaze B10 USB 3.0 16GB
We are disappointed with this drive, its performance is only approximately 50% higher than an average USB 2.0 drive and its not priced particularly aggressively. The...
8.63 %93rd25.6 MB/s87th46 MB/s90th20 MB/s73rd38 Months82nd$2551st
Intenso Speed Line USB 3.0 16GB
The Intenso Speed Line has a slightly below average performance profile for a USB 3.0 thumb drive but it is priced extremely aggressively making it excellent value f...
22.8 %63rd35.2 MB/s68th81 MB/s65th19 MB/s76th35 Months69th$1314th
42 %29th56 MB/s44th122 MB/s40th48 MB/s35th26 Months37th$4580th
Sony Micro Vault Click USB 3.0 16GB
The Micro Vault Click has a claimed read speed of up to 82 MB/s, no official figure for write speed is offered by Sony, usually a bad sign. User reviews indicate tha...
7.12 %95th22.3 MB/s94th62.6 MB/s84th13 MB/s84th25 Months36th$2652nd
Kingston DataTraveler Mini USB 3.0 16GB
The 16GB DataTraveler Mini 3.0 has a tiny form factor, manages passable read speeds and is priced aggressively. With sequential read/write speeds of 76/8.9 MB/s the ...
27 %55th28.8 MB/s83rd76 MB/s72nd8.9 MB/s95th11 Months5th$94th
SanDisk Ultra Fit USB 3.0 16GB
The 16GB SanDisk Ultra Fit USB 3.0 is a remarkable flash drive. As well as packing a tiny form factor, the Ultra fit also boasts an impressive performance profile wi...
68.2 %10th89 MB/s20th134 MB/s34th88.1 MB/s19th2 Months1st$119th
SanDisk Ultra Fit USB 3.0 32GB
The 32GB Sandisk Ultra Fit has both a tiny form factor and a very respectable performance profile. With sequential read/write speeds of 109/32 MBps and 4K read/write...
81.5 %6th85.1 MB/s22nd141 MB/s33rd76.6 MB/s26th2 Months1st$1835th
12 %86th82.7 MB/s25th131 MB/s35th93.6 MB/s14th45 Months90th$5886th
Corsair Flash Voyager GT USB 3.0 16GB
The 16GB Corsair Flash Voyager GT is an above average performer. With burst sequential read/write speeds of 130/24 MBps the GT has a reasonable large file performanc...
21.8 %68th75 MB/s30th157 MB/s29th41.8 MB/s43rd27 Months43rd$2958th
48.8 %22nd39.3 MB/s58th84 MB/s61st26 MB/s57th19 Months21st$2754th
SanDisk Ultra Fit USB 3.0 64GB
The 64GB SanDisk Ultra Fit is the largest capacity available in the Ultra Fit range. Both the 16GB and 32GB siblings fared well in terms of performance but with the ...
61.4 %12th63.7 MB/s42nd126 MB/s39th35.5 MB/s53rd2 Months1st$3566th
Patriot Supersonic Xpress USB 3.0 16GB
The Supersonic Xpress has a great physical form, the innovative retractable design features a spring loaded back which snaps into place very satisfyingly, it's tempt...
17.8 %76th33.7 MB/s72nd63 MB/s83rd25 MB/s60th39 Months87th$1628th
Super Talent Express DUO USB 3.0 16GB
The Express Duo was one of the first USB 3.0 drives to be mass produced, it has been in production for nearly two years. Benchmarks for the Express Duo are reasonabl...
14.7 %83rd33.5 MB/s74th70 MB/s80th20 MB/s73rd47 Months96th$1940th
Integral Neon USB 3.0 16GB
The Integral Neon is a cheap but not so cheerful drive. On the face of it the drive has an almost reasonable sequential read speed but it's still below average for a...
16.9 %79th29.1 MB/s82nd75.1 MB/s75th10.9 MB/s92nd26 Months37th$1418th
PQI Intelligent Drive Micro USB 3.0 16GB
The PQI Micro is not a fast performer, in fact, it's the slowest USB 3.0 thumb drive we have reviewed to date and it's also considerably over priced. There is howeve...
4.87 %99th20.9 MB/s96th45.3 MB/s94th12.1 MB/s85th24 Months35th$3669th
CnMemory Evolution USB 3.0 16GB
6.23 %98th33.2 MB/s75th70.3 MB/s79th19.9 MB/s75th35 Months69th$4578th
15.8 %81st29.5 MB/s81st90.4 MB/s58th12 MB/s86th36 Months74th$1625th
Mushkin Ventura Pro USB 3.0 64GB
4 User Benchmarks:
Best Score: 71% 15GB free, PID 5200 @USB 3.0
Worst Score: 35% 50GB free, PID 5200 @USB 3.0
41.6 %30th53.1 MB/s46th104 MB/s52nd53.1 MB/s33rd38 Months82nd$4375th
Adata Nobility N005 Pro USB 3.0 64GB
4 User Benchmarks:
Best Score: 82% 4GB free, PID 105b @USB 3.0
Worst Score: 23% 57GB free, PID 105b @USB 2.1
38.9 %32nd92 MB/s18th190 MB/s15th90 MB/s18th50 Months97th$8093rd
Lexar JumpDrive S73 USB 3.0 64GB
13 User Benchmarks:
Best Score: 50% 40GB free, PID a205 @USB 3.0
Worst Score: 20% 37GB free, PID a205 @USB 2.1
24.7 %60th31.9 MB/s77th45.9 MB/s92nd36.8 MB/s49th33 Months58th$4476th
Busbi Bolt USB 3.0 16GB
The Busbi Bolt is a good little flash drive. It is the smallest drive we have seen to date. We appreciate its low weight, small dimensions and solid build quality. T...
16.6 %80th31.5 MB/s79th54 MB/s87th26 MB/s57th37 Months81st$1626th
Patriot Element USB 3.0 16GB
The Patriot Element is the second Micro USB 3.0 flash drive we have seen, unlike its predecessor, the PQI Micro USB, it was released in 2013. We had high hopes for t...
6.79 %96th17.5 MB/s97th34.7 MB/s97th11 MB/s90th21 Months25th$2243rd
Kingston DataTraveler 111 USB 3.0 16GB
There are no read/write speeds on any of the official documentation for this drive, usually a pretty clear signal, and an accurate one in this case. I don't have thi...
11.9 %87th22.5 MB/s93rd56.1 MB/s86th11.2 MB/s89th26 Months37th$1626th
Share this page Share with friends on Facebook Share with followers on Twitter Share with followers on Google+
The Best.
USBSSDCPUHDDGPU
SanDisk Extreme USB 3.0 16GBSamsung 840 Evo 250GBIntel Core i7-4790KSeagate Barracuda 7200.14 3TBNvidia GTX 970
SanDisk Extreme USB 3.0 32GBSamsung 850 Pro 256GBAMD FX-8350WD Black 1TB (2013)AMD R9 280X
SanDisk Extreme USB 3.0 64GBSamsung 840 Evo 120GBIntel Core i7-4770KSeagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TBAMD R9 280
Benchmark your PC
AboutEmailPrivacy
Back to Top