Average Bench: 14.7% (339th of 639)

Based on 58 user benchmarks.  Device: VID 05dc PID a838 Model: Lexar USB Flash Drive

Terrible average bench

The Lexar USB Flash Drive 8GB averaged 85.2% 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. 4K Random Write Speed 0.62MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 4.71MB/s

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Lexar USB Flash Drive 8GB is just 14.3%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Lexar USB Flash Drive 8GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Write Speed 11.5MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 15.7MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 58 samples)
Min Avg Max
27.3 Read 63.3 109
7.45 Write 11.5 13.6
6.48 Mixed 15.7 23.7
28.5% 30.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
2.92 4K Read 4.71 6.81
0.16 4K Write 0.62 0.88
0.11 4K Mixed 0.51 0.72
55.8% 1.95 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest USB (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
1GB free, PID a838
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Read 96
Write 10.1
Mixed 25.7
40% 43.9 MB/s
4K Read 7.04
4K Write 0.33
4K Mixed 0.5
54% 2.62 MB/s
7GB free, PID a838, Lexar 8GB USB 3.0 JumpDrive S23 Flash Drive (Orange)
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
Read 36.3
Write 12.5
Mixed 14.9
23% 21.2 MB/s
4K Read 5
4K Write 0.75
4K Mixed 0.46
60% 2.07 MB/s
0GB free, PID a838
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
Read 35.9
Write 12.2
Mixed 10.5
20% 19.6 MB/s
4K Read 4.76
4K Write 0.74
4K Mixed 0.6
63% 2.03 MB/s
3GB free, PID a838
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
Read 30.2
Write 13.1
Mixed 18
23% 20.4 MB/s
4K Read 4.01
4K Write 0.76
4K Mixed 0.58
60% 1.78 MB/s
7GB free, PID a838
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
Read 30.1
Write 12.6
Mixed 11.9
20% 18.2 MB/s
4K Read 3.31
4K Write 0.74
4K Mixed 0.56
56% 1.53 MB/s
2GB free, PID a838
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
Read 27.5
Write 11.3
Mixed 12.2
19% 17 MB/s
4K Read 2.93
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 0.53
49% 1.35 MB/s
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