Average Bench: 25.8% (139th of 639)

Based on 103 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 74.1% 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. Sequential Read Speed 123MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 6.67MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Sony Micro Vault Mach USB 3.0 32GB is 38.7%. 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.


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

Average Bench

(Based on 103 samples)
Min Avg Max
26.2 Read 123 219
8.76 Write 26.7 64.2
9.66 Mixed 25.8 66.8
55.2% 58.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.7 4K Read 6.67 12
0.02 4K Write 0.19 0.38
0.02 4K Mixed 0.14 0.37
35.9% 2.33 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest USB (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
17GB free, PID 05b9
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Read 237
Write 82.1
Mixed 20.3
107% 113 MB/s
4K Read 8.38
4K Write 0.33
4K Mixed 0.24
50% 2.98 MB/s
26GB free, PID 05b9
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Read 214
Write 67.7
Mixed 72.9
122% 118 MB/s
4K Read 5.47
4K Write 0.33
4K Mixed 0.31
42% 2.04 MB/s
11GB free, PID 05b9
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Read 126
Write 12.3
Mixed 22.9
46% 53.7 MB/s
4K Read 10.9
4K Write 0.04
4K Mixed 0.03
43% 3.65 MB/s
17GB free, PID 05b9
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
Read 36
Write 27.7
Mixed 12.3
29% 25.3 MB/s
4K Read 4.6
4K Write 0.33
4K Mixed 0.29
38% 1.74 MB/s
11GB free, PID 05b9
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
Read 37.7
Write 8.59
Mixed 11.7
19% 19.3 MB/s
4K Read 8.15
4K Write 0.04
4K Mixed 0.04
33% 2.74 MB/s
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