Average Bench: 29.9% (89th of 639)

Based on 3,916 user benchmarks.  Device: VID 0781 PID 5581 Models: SanDisk SanDisk Ultra, SanDisk Ultra
Poor: 12%Average: 29.9% Great: 47%

Very poor average bench

The SanDisk Ultra USB 3.0 64GB averaged 70.1% 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.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.85MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 1.14MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the SanDisk Ultra USB 3.0 64GB is 34.6%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the SanDisk Ultra USB 3.0 64GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 27.2MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 5.42MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,916 samples)
Min Avg Max
27.9 Read 96.7 161
12.4 Write 42 73.2
16 Mixed 53.8 94.8
9.95 SusWrite 27.2 51.5
65.4% 54.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
3.1 4K Read 5.42 8.72
0.53 4K Write 1.85 2.52
0.38 4K Mixed 1.14 2.5
122% 2.8 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest USB (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
28GB free, PID 5581
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 69 69 17 15 15 14 MB/s
Read 160
Write 68
Mixed 81.7
SusWrite 33.1
100% 85.8 MB/s
4K Read 6.7
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 3.5
208% 4.03 MB/s
25GB free, PID 5581
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 56 53 39 24 25 24 MB/s
Read 144
Write 60.1
Mixed 43.4
SusWrite 36.8
80% 71 MB/s
4K Read 6.2
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 1.6
139% 3.2 MB/s
25GB free, PID 5581
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 53 48 46 23 25 25 MB/s
Read 142
Write 62
Mixed 63
SusWrite 36.6
88% 75.8 MB/s
4K Read 6.3
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 1.6
139% 3.23 MB/s
56GB free, PID 5581
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 23 23 23 24 21 12 MB/s
Read 37
Write 23.5
Mixed 25
SusWrite 21.1
34% 26.6 MB/s
4K Read 5.2
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 1.6
145% 2.97 MB/s
54GB free, PID 5581
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 0 0 0 2 22 22 MB/s
Read 36.7
Write 19.7
Mixed 23.7
SusWrite 7.7
27% 22 MB/s
4K Read 5
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 1.9
138% 2.83 MB/s
32GB free, PID 5581
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 24 23 24 24 24 26 MB/s
Read 31.4
Write 24.9
Mixed 25.6
SusWrite 24.1
35% 26.5 MB/s
4K Read 2.9
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 0.9
62% 1.47 MB/s
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