Average Bench: 26.6% (116th of 618)

Based on 2,582 user benchmarks.  Device: VID 0781 PID 5583 Models: SanDisk Ultra, SanDisk Ultra Fit

The 32GB Sandisk Ultra Fit has both a tiny form factor and a respectable performance profile. With peak sequential read/write speeds of 136/55 MBps and peak 4K read/writes of 6.6/2.0 MBps the 32GB Ultra Fit sits amongst the top 25% of 32GB flash drives. In terms of value for money the Ultra fit fares even better and is bested only by the Sandisk Extreme. Comparing the 32GB Extreme and Ultra Fit shows that the Extreme has over double the effective speed yet the extreme is only 32% more expensive than the Ultra Fit. To conclude, the 32GB Ultra Fit has good peak performance (sustained performance is far less impressive) but its key strengths are its tiny form factor and reasonable price tag. [Oct '14 USBFlashPro]


Very poor average bench

The SanDisk Ultra Fit USB 3.0 32GB averaged 73.3% 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 1.56MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.83MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the SanDisk Ultra Fit USB 3.0 32GB is 29.4%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the SanDisk Ultra Fit USB 3.0 32GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. Sequential Write Speed 32.8MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 5.18MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 2,582 samples)
Min Avg Max
27.7 Read 92.6 137
8.47 Write 32.8 56.1
10.4 Mixed 38.7 64
58.7% 54.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
3.31 4K Read 5.18 6.83
0.95 4K Write 1.56 2.08
0.66 4K Mixed 0.83 0.97
100% 2.52 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest USB (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
29GB free, PID 5583
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Read 132
Write 54.7
Mixed 62.4
92% 83.1 MB/s
4K Read 6.47
4K Write 2.07
4K Mixed 0.94
126% 3.16 MB/s
27GB free, PID 5583
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Read 134
Write 54.4
Mixed 63
92% 83.9 MB/s
4K Read 6.21
4K Write 1.91
4K Mixed 0.94
120% 3.02 MB/s
3GB free, PID 5583
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
Read 37
Write 14.6
Mixed 16.1
25% 22.6 MB/s
4K Read 5.71
4K Write 1.86
4K Mixed 0.85
113% 2.81 MB/s
26GB free, PID 5583
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
Read 36.2
Write 14.5
Mixed 17.3
25% 22.7 MB/s
4K Read 4.86
4K Write 1.77
4K Mixed 0.88
108% 2.5 MB/s
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Ultra-small and low profile drive...

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2 months ago.


Yeah, so this thumb drive looks like it gets throttled after about half a second of writes (down to ~20MBPs), presumably so that it does not actually melt your computer (it gets quite hot). In short bursts, it is very fast, perfect for holding an OS, which is what I use it for, hence the high rating. Not the drive for moving lots of data around.—Jan '16


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6 days ago.

I have two of these and both frequently disconnect in the middle of use (every 10 seconds)


1 month ago.

I bought this pen drive after watching it's write speed of 80+ MBps on this website and it turns out that it doesn't provide write speed of more than 20 MBps even on USB 3.0. This website is not very trust-able.


3 months ago.

verry good


2 months ago.


2 years ago.


19 months ago.

Lightning fast Read. But write speed seems to throttle after a few seconds and goes down to around 20 MB/s

Above average

18 months ago.

I just have no idea why they build a such fast pd that is capable of 90 mbps write speed in a such small form factor that it gets throtled after 5 seconds and drops down to 20 mbps. Why didnt they build a nice little heatsink on it, or a metal case that can dissapate the heat? It's a pitty. However the 140 mbps read speed is still freaking amazing :)

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