Average Bench: 45.1% (27th of 639)

Based on 4 user benchmarks.  Device: VID 059f PID 106c Model: LaCie XtremKey

Below average average bench

The Lacie XtremKey USB 3.0 64GB averaged 54.8% 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. Sequential Read Speed 198MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 65.3MB/s

Unknown consistency

There are too few samples to reasonably determine how consistently this USB perfroms. This result should be interpreted with caution.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.3MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 0.32MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 4 samples)
Min Avg Max
177 Read 198 206
47.9 Write 65.3 89.5
37 Mixed 55.9 94.3
108% 106 MB/s
Min Avg Max
4.66 4K Read 5.23 5.59
0.22 4K Write 0.32 0.4
0.27 4K Mixed 0.3 0.36
40.5% 1.95 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest USB (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
0GB free, PID 106c
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Read 206
Write 63.4
Mixed 52.9
108% 108 MB/s
4K Read 5.26
4K Write 0.22
4K Mixed 0.31
38% 1.93 MB/s
52GB free, PID 106c
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Read 204
Write 55.7
Mixed 74.8
115% 112 MB/s
4K Read 5.31
4K Write 0.31
4K Mixed 0.33
42% 1.98 MB/s
17GB free, PID 106c
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Read 203
Write 47.9
Mixed 39.4
92% 96.9 MB/s
4K Read 5.41
4K Write 0.4
4K Mixed 0.36
46% 2.06 MB/s
59GB free, PID 106c
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Read 177
Write 60.3
Mixed 37
91% 91.4 MB/s
4K Read 4.66
4K Write 0.25
4K Mixed 0.27
35% 1.73 MB/s

 Prices

Approx. $130 @ launch in Jan '13
AmazonUS $902 years
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Typical XtremKey USB 3.0 64GB Builds (Compare 110 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 117%
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Desktop 80%
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Workstation
Workstation 79%
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Motherboard: Asrock X79 Extreme11

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 89% - Excellent Total price: $1,110

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