Average Bench: 26.7% (128th of 632)

Based on 3,044 user benchmarks.  Device: VID 0781 PID 5583 Model: SanDisk Ultra Fit

The 64GB SanDisk Ultra Fit is the largest capacity available in the Ultra Fit range. Both the 16GB and 32GB siblings fared well in terms of peak performance but with the majority of flash based products larger capacities are faster. Unfortunately for the Ultra Fit this proved not to be the case. Comparing the performance leading Mushkin Ventura and 64GB Ultra Fit shows that the Ventura is around 600% faster but just 60% more expensive. Although the Ultra Fit is a contender in the 32GB and 16GB capacities it doesn't fare well against the 64GB competition. If you are looking for a tiny form factor the 64GB SanDisk Ultra Fit is superb but otherwise there are better alternatives available with better peak and significantly better sustained transfer speeds. [Oct '14 USBFlashPro]


Very poor average bench

The SanDisk Ultra Fit USB 3.0 64GB 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 1.32MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 101MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the SanDisk Ultra Fit USB 3.0 64GB is 28.9%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the SanDisk Ultra Fit USB 3.0 64GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. Sequential Write Speed 31.5MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 4.62MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 3,044 samples)
Min Avg Max
27.2 Read 101 150
8.28 Write 31.5 56.5
11 Mixed 38.5 63.8
59.7% 57 MB/s
Min Avg Max
2.93 4K Read 4.62 7.22
0.67 4K Write 1.32 1.84
0.16 4K Mixed 0.64 0.8
83.5% 2.19 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest USB (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
11GB free, PID 5583
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Read 133
Write 57.1
Mixed 65.2
95% 85.1 MB/s
4K Read 5
4K Write 1.37
4K Mixed 0.71
89% 2.36 MB/s
54GB free, PID 5583
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
Read 35.4
Write 13.7
Mixed 15.9
24% 21.6 MB/s
4K Read 4.75
4K Write 1.82
4K Mixed 0.68
102% 2.42 MB/s
53GB free, PID 5583
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
Read 36.5
Write 14
Mixed 15.7
24% 22.1 MB/s
4K Read 4
4K Write 1.58
4K Mixed 0.71
93% 2.1 MB/s
28GB free, PID 5583
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Read 63
Write 5.03
Mixed 8.68
21% 25.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.07
4K Write 0.03
4K Mixed 0.04
2% 0.04 MB/s
31GB free, PID 5583
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
Read 36.3
Write 6.99
Mixed 10
17% 17.8 MB/s
4K Read 4.07
4K Write 0.76
4K Mixed 0.58
61% 1.8 MB/s
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10 months ago.

Met max benchmark speeds. Outdoes many larger thumb-drives. Crazy-small form-factor. Excellent value.


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