Average Bench: 20.3% (192nd of 618)

Based on 229 user benchmarks.  Device: VID 05dc PID a833 Model: Lexar USB Flash Drive

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 its superb price. At the 32GB and 64GB capacities the s23 is no longer as attractive because its speeds remain mostly unchanged from those of its younger 16GB sibling. Generally speaking larger capacity drives have better write performance which makes the 32 and 64 GB segments faster and therefore significantly harder to compete in for drives that don't utilize the additional panellization opportunity. Overall the 32GB s23 offers above average value for money and decent, especially small file, performance. [Jul '13 USBFlashPro]


Very poor average bench

The Lexar JumpDrive S23 USB 3.0 32GB averaged 79.6% 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.


Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 0.9MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.71MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Lexar JumpDrive S23 USB 3.0 32GB is 23.5%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Lexar JumpDrive S23 USB 3.0 32GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. Sequential Write Speed 27.3MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 71.6MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 229 samples)
Min Avg Max
28.7 Read 71.6 108
5.16 Write 27.3 54.3
7.08 Mixed 30.2 71.1
46.5% 43 MB/s
Min Avg Max
2.81 4K Read 5.32 7.82
0.32 4K Write 0.9 1.4
0.26 4K Mixed 0.71 1.11
74.4% 2.31 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest USB (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
25GB free, PID a833
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Read 107
Write 48.5
Mixed 56
80% 70.6 MB/s
4K Read 8.43
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 1.12
117% 3.65 MB/s
6GB free, PID a833
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Read 106
Write 41.5
Mixed 49.3
72% 65.5 MB/s
4K Read 5.69
4K Write 0.99
4K Mixed 0.82
83% 2.5 MB/s
6GB free, PID a833
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
Read 37.2
Write 27.2
Mixed 10.8
29% 25.1 MB/s
4K Read 5.28
4K Write 0.7
4K Mixed 0.65
66% 2.21 MB/s
18GB free, PID a833
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
Read 29.8
Write 18
Mixed 5.59
19% 17.8 MB/s
4K Read 3.22
4K Write 0.76
4K Mixed 0.59
58% 1.52 MB/s
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Cute drive, but my daughter started using this for a big project at school. After hours of work and saving it diligently to the drive (going between different computers at class and home, so no other way), it starts disappearing off her desktop on the third day of use and shortly will not load at all. Tried it on different computers and it doesn't work at all. Hours of work down the tube. I've used a lot of flash drives and never had one give out. Watch out. Contacted Lexar and they didn't offer any help other than warranty exchange. Doesn't Lexar do any quality control any more?—Sep '14


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2 years ago.


Very fast and really cheap. cons: the case isn't really stable—Sep '14


22 months ago.

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Tested in ASRock B75M.-DGS.
XFast USB don't change speed with this pendrive.

Tested in ASRock B75M.-DGS. XFast USB don't change speed with this pendrive.


Write Speed (38 MB/s) slower than advertised (55 MB/s)—Sep '14


2 years ago.


Very fast even for small writes (copying small files). Working fast at USB 2.0 port. cons: Weak plastic body.—Sep '14


2 years ago.

(+) Very fast and cheap usb drive. (-) It is made of cheap and thin plastic, too sensitive...

Above average

4 years ago.

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