Average Bench: 5.55% (538th of 621)

Based on 6 user benchmarks.  Device: VID 048d PID 1177 Model: Generic USB Flash Disk

Terrible average bench

The Generic USB Flash Disk 16GB averaged 94.4% 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. 4K Random Read Speed 3.28MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.14MB/s

Excellent consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Generic USB Flash Disk 16GB is just 2.63%. This is an extremely narrow range which indicates that the Generic USB Flash Disk 16GB performs superbly consistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. Sequential Write Speed 6.74MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 6.99MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 6 samples)
Min Avg Max
12.8 Read 19.9 23.5
3.26 Write 6.74 8.82
2.79 Mixed 6.99 8.65
11.8% 11.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
1.59 4K Read 3.28 4.26
0.04 4K Write 0.13 0.19
0.06 4K Mixed 0.14 0.21
21.7% 1.19 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest USB (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
9GB free, PID 1177
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Read 22.2
Write 8.82
Mixed 2.79
11% 11.3 MB/s
4K Read 4.26
4K Write 0.14
4K Mixed 0.14
26% 1.51 MB/s
15GB free, PID 1177
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Read 23.5
Write 7.12
Mixed 8.61
14% 13.1 MB/s
4K Read 2.88
4K Write 0.15
4K Mixed 0.21
23% 1.08 MB/s
15GB free, PID 1177
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Read 20.5
Write 6.76
Mixed 6.82
12% 11.4 MB/s
4K Read 4.08
4K Write 0.14
4K Mixed 0.15
25% 1.45 MB/s
11GB free, PID 1177
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Read 22.9
Write 3.26
Mixed 6.67
10% 10.9 MB/s
4K Read 3.86
4K Write 0.19
4K Mixed 0.12
25% 1.39 MB/s
15GB free, PID 1177
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Read 17.7
Write 7.18
Mixed 8.65
12% 11.2 MB/s
4K Read 3.03
4K Write 0.14
4K Mixed 0.18
22% 1.12 MB/s
12GB free, PID 1177
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Read 12.8
Write 7.3
Mixed 8.43
11% 9.51 MB/s
4K Read 1.59
4K Write 0.04
4K Mixed 0.06
10% 0.57 MB/s
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