Average Bench: 20.6% (196th of 634)

Based on 2,558 user benchmarks.  Device: VID 0781 PID 5583 Model: SanDisk Ultra Fit

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 peak performance profile with maximum sequential read/writes of 129/46 MBps and 4K read/writes of 6.08/1.51 MBps. The Ultra Fit is actually only bested by three other 16GB models (Sandisk Extreme, Lexar P10, Lexar Triton) all of which cost between from 60-230% more. In terms of outright performance there are better alternatives but in terms of value for money the Ultra Fit is hard to beat. The superbly low price coupled with an amazing form factor which is barely larger than a USB socket make it easy to recommend the 16GB Ultra fit as the best small form factor flash drive on the market. The only thing to watch with the Ultra Fit are its sustained speeds which are significantly lower than peak. [Oct '14 USBFlashPro]


Very poor average bench

The SanDisk Ultra Fit USB 3.0 16GB averaged 79.4% 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 1.22MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.74MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the SanDisk Ultra Fit USB 3.0 16GB is 23.1%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the SanDisk Ultra Fit USB 3.0 16GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. Sequential Write Speed 17.5MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 22.8MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 2,558 samples)
Min Avg Max
27.3 Read 81.9 129
7.18 Write 17.5 41.2
9.38 Mixed 22.8 51.1
39.6% 40.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
3.12 4K Read 4.76 6.21
0.47 4K Write 1.22 1.55
0.26 4K Mixed 0.74 0.91
84.4% 2.24 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest USB (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
7GB free, PID 5583
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Read 131
Write 37
Mixed 44.7
72% 70.7 MB/s
4K Read 6.07
4K Write 1.39
4K Mixed 0.91
101% 2.79 MB/s
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1 month ago.

Testing software isn't relieable because it shows fake write speed which includes write buffer. The real write speed is ~10MB/s so it is really slow for that capacity. Even my old pendrive - Kingston Data Traveler 8GB USB2.0 has above 20MB/s write speed


9 months ago.

It works fine.


20 days ago.

excellent value- fastest usb I have because im a cheapie


9 months ago.

The real write speed when copying data is ~10MB/s.

Very good

3 years ago.


19 months ago.

Real-world write speeds are only 10-12MB/s which is very poor. The benchmarks seem incorrect.

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