Average Bench: 33.2% (70th of 639)

Based on 322 user benchmarks.  Device: VID 1b1c PID 1a09 Model: Corsair Voyager GT 3.0

Poor average bench

The Corsair Flash Voyager GT USB 3.0 32GB averaged 66.8% 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.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 9.38MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 140MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Corsair Flash Voyager GT USB 3.0 32GB is 39.8%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Corsair Flash Voyager GT USB 3.0 32GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Write Speed 37.1MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 40.8MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 322 samples)
Min Avg Max
29.1 Read 140 229
15.8 Write 37.1 65.2
14.2 Mixed 40.8 82.3
72.5% 72.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
2.63 4K Read 9.38 19.4
0.1 4K Write 0.85 1.67
0.04 4K Mixed 0.69 1.66
87.4% 3.64 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest USB (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
20GB free, PID 1a09
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Read 187
Write 52.8
Mixed 81
113% 107 MB/s
4K Read 15.6
4K Write 1.52
4K Mixed 1.44
159% 6.2 MB/s
12GB free, PID 1a09
Operating at USB 3.1 Speed
Read 216
Write 26.9
Mixed 46.6
87% 96.4 MB/s
4K Read 7.59
4K Write 0.38
4K Mixed 0.05
43% 2.67 MB/s
29GB free, PID 1a09
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Read 207
Write 25.1
Mixed 40
80% 90.6 MB/s
4K Read 7.43
4K Write 0.82
4K Mixed 0.28
65% 2.84 MB/s
6GB free, PID 1a09
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
Read 25.1
Write 17.7
Mixed 19.7
26% 20.8 MB/s
4K Read 7.73
4K Write 0.22
4K Mixed 0.1
40% 2.68 MB/s
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Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-990FXA-UD3 - $100

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 73% - Very good Total price: $652

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Durable and Shock-Resistant...

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12 months ago.

The end cap gets lost eventually, nullifying the whole "water-resistant" selling point but it is a very good flash drive.


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