Average Bench: 109% (5th of 639)

Based on 47 user benchmarks.  Device: VID 1b1c PID 1a0e Model: Corsair Voyager GTX

Outstanding average bench

The Corsair Flash Voyager GTX USB 3.0 256GB averaged 9.0% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Corsair Flash Voyager GTX USB 3.0 256GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 21MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 15.2MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Corsair Flash Voyager GTX USB 3.0 256GB is 147%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Corsair Flash Voyager GTX USB 3.0 256GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Read Speed 243MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 106MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 47 samples)
Min Avg Max
25.4 Read 243 372
23.3 Write 106 167
22.8 Mixed 108 220
168% 152 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.62 4K Read 17.2 29.6
3.56 4K Write 15.2 60.3
0.67 4K Mixed 4.83 9.69
744% 12.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
12.1 DQ Read 21 31.9
9.34 DQ Write 21 64.3
2.81 DQ Mixed 6.06 10.2
999% 16 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest USB (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
160GB free, PID 1a0e
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Read 313
Write 147
Mixed 204
257% 221 MB/s
4K Read 14.7
4K Write 24.4
4K Mixed 3.74
1,011% 14.3 MB/s
DQ Read 15.8
DQ Write 35.5
DQ Mixed 6.67
1,492% 19.3 MB/s
172GB free, PID 1a0e
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Read 268
Write 156
Mixed 180
240% 202 MB/s
4K Read 16.4
4K Write 20.6
4K Mixed 6.89
995% 14.6 MB/s
DQ Read 20.3
DQ Write 31.3
DQ Mixed 7.24
1,386% 19.6 MB/s
212GB free, PID 1a0e
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Read 271
Write 125
Mixed 131
196% 175 MB/s
4K Read 15.6
4K Write 11
4K Mixed 2.89
529% 9.82 MB/s
DQ Read 20.4
DQ Write 14.2
DQ Mixed 6.14
768% 13.6 MB/s
238GB free, PID 1a0e
Read 195
Write 101
Mixed 85.5
143% 127 MB/s
4K Read 14.4
4K Write 9.3
4K Mixed 4.82
534% 9.51 MB/s
DQ Read 14.1
DQ Write 9.83
DQ Mixed 2.81
482% 8.92 MB/s
59GB free, PID 1a0e
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Read 295
Write 27
Mixed 108
137% 143 MB/s
4K Read 15
4K Write 7.79
4K Mixed 2.96
422% 8.6 MB/s
18GB free, PID 1a0e
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Read 156
Write 80
Mixed 78.9
120% 105 MB/s
4K Read 18.5
4K Write 9.38
4K Mixed 3.74
515% 10.5 MB/s
DQ Read 21
DQ Write 10.3
DQ Mixed 4.23
572% 11.8 MB/s
52GB free, PID 1a0e
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Read 236
Write 35.2
Mixed 52.3
99% 108 MB/s
4K Read 13.9
4K Write 6.39
4K Mixed 2.95
369% 7.73 MB/s
142GB free, PID 1a0e
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
Read 33.2
Write 27.9
Mixed 29.9
38% 30.3 MB/s
4K Read 7.78
4K Write 7.7
4K Mixed 2.8
386% 6.1 MB/s
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Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-X58A-UD5

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