Average Bench: 25.6% (138th of 632)

Based on 93 user benchmarks.  Device: VID 054c PID 05b9 Model: Sony Storage Media

Very poor average bench

The Sony Micro Vault Mach USB 3.0 32GB averaged 74.3% 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.

Strengths

Avg. Sequential Read Speed 123MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 6.56MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Sony Micro Vault Mach USB 3.0 32GB is 36.8%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Sony Micro Vault Mach USB 3.0 32GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.14MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 0.19MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 93 samples)
Min Avg Max
25.6 Read 123 219
8.94 Write 26 59.3
9.57 Mixed 25.3 64.2
54.6% 58.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.47 4K Read 6.56 12.2
0.02 4K Write 0.19 0.39
0.02 4K Mixed 0.14 0.37
35.6% 2.3 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest USB (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
5GB free, PID 05b9
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Read 179
Write 8.89
Mixed 14.9
52% 67.6 MB/s
4K Read 9.56
4K Write 0.03
4K Mixed 0.05
38% 3.21 MB/s
29GB free, PID 05b9
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Read 118
Write 32.8
Mixed 32.6
61% 61.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.13
4K Write 0.36
4K Mixed 0.02
13% 0.17 MB/s
3GB free, PID 05b9
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
Read 42.1
Write 37.1
Mixed 9.37
34% 29.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.04
4K Write 0.35
4K Mixed 0.03
13% 0.14 MB/s
29GB free, PID 05b9
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
Read 38.5
Write 30.8
Mixed 17.6
34% 29 MB/s
4K Read 4.25
4K Write 0.02
4K Mixed 0.03
18% 1.43 MB/s
20GB free, PID 05b9
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
Read 38.7
Write 35
Mixed 6.39
31% 26.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.05
4K Write 0.02
4K Mixed 0.02
2% 0.03 MB/s
10GB free, PID 05b9
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
Read 32.6
Write 26.4
Mixed 16.6
30% 25.2 MB/s
4K Read 1.63
4K Write 0.02
4K Mixed 0.06
9% 0.57 MB/s
26GB free, PID 05b9
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
Read 19.5
Write 25.5
Mixed 12.8
25% 19.3 MB/s
4K Read 5.5
4K Write 0.25
4K Mixed 0.05
31% 1.93 MB/s
26GB free, PID 05b9
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
Read 31.1
Write 8.22
Mixed 9.67
16% 16.3 MB/s
4K Read 6.19
4K Write 0.04
4K Mixed 0.03
25% 2.09 MB/s
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Motherboard: Asus RAMPAGE IV EXTREME - $589

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 79% - Very good Total price: $1,817

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