Average Bench: 33.3% (68th of 639)

Based on 143 user benchmarks.  Device: VID 1b1c PID 1a09 Model: Corsair Voyager GT 3.0

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 of the USB 3.0 Voyager GT. With each successive version slightly besting its predecessor, this is the best flash drive I have seen from Corsair to date, it even beats the GT Turbo which is more recent. The strongest area of relative performance for the GT is 4K read speed where it achieves 20 MB/s, unfortunately its 4K write speed is almost equally poor clocking in at just 0.15 MB/s. I don't generally like that sort of imbalance in a flash drives performance because it means that from time to time I will get stuck waiting an inordinate amount of time for a data transfer to complete. Taken as a whole the 64 GB GT is a competent performer that's let down by its relatively weak 4k write speed. [Sep '13 USBFlashPro]

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Poor average bench

The Corsair Flash Voyager GT USB 3.0 64GB averaged 66.6% 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. Sequential Read Speed 130MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 7.42MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Corsair Flash Voyager GT USB 3.0 64GB is 49.2%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Corsair Flash Voyager GT USB 3.0 64GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.64MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 41.7MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 143 samples)
Min Avg Max
27.7 Read 130 227
11.7 Write 46.9 103
7.44 Mixed 41.7 111
76.1% 73 MB/s
Min Avg Max
2.13 4K Read 7.42 17.9
0.24 4K Write 0.8 1.42
0.03 4K Mixed 0.64 1.46
76.5% 2.95 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest USB (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
14GB free, PID 1a09
Operating at USB 3.1 Speed
Read 199
Write 50.6
Mixed 30.5
87% 93.3 MB/s
4K Read 4.39
4K Write 0.75
4K Mixed 0.59
62% 1.91 MB/s
34GB free, PID 1a09
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Read 184
Write 35.9
Mixed 60.1
92% 93.3 MB/s
4K Read 3.69
4K Write 0.65
4K Mixed 0.5
53% 1.61 MB/s
14GB free, PID 1a09
Operating at USB 3.1 Speed
Read 211
Write 14.1
Mixed 29.1
70% 84.9 MB/s
4K Read 5.68
4K Write 0.37
4K Mixed 0.61
54% 2.22 MB/s
54GB free, PID 1a09
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
Read 42.4
Write 39.7
Mixed 16.8
40% 33 MB/s
4K Read 5.25
4K Write 0.53
4K Mixed 0.63
59% 2.14 MB/s
14GB free, PID 1a09
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
Read 31.9
Write 10.2
Mixed 16.2
21% 19.4 MB/s
4K Read 3.86
4K Write 0.49
4K Mixed 0.54
50% 1.63 MB/s
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Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX Z370-F GAMING - $180

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