Average Bench: 16.4% (258th of 623)

Based on 6 user benchmarks.  Device: VID 154b PID 00ea Model: PNY USB3.0FD

Terrible average bench

The PNY USB3.0FD 32GB averaged 83.5% 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 9.22MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 88.4MB/s

Excellent consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the PNY USB3.0FD 32GB is just 1.85%. This is an extremely narrow range which indicates that the PNY USB3.0FD 32GB performs superbly consistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 0.02MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.04MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 6 samples)
Min Avg Max
84.2 Read 88.4 90.5
5.47 Write 6.12 6.87
8.44 Mixed 11 13.8
28.6% 35.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
7.78 4K Read 9.22 10.5
0.004 4K Write 0.02 0.07
0.01 4K Mixed 0.04 0.06
36.2% 3.09 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest USB (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
25GB free, PID 00ea
Operating at USB 3.1 Speed
Read 90.5
Write 6.87
Mixed 13.8
31% 37.1 MB/s
4K Read 10.5
4K Write 0.004
4K Mixed 0.01
39% 3.5 MB/s
24GB free, PID 00ea
Operating at USB 3.1 Speed
Read 89.4
Write 6.38
Mixed 11.1
29% 35.6 MB/s
4K Read 10.2
4K Write 0.009
4K Mixed 0.02
39% 3.42 MB/s
29GB free, PID 00ea
Operating at USB 3.1 Speed
Read 89.7
Write 5.91
Mixed 9.85
28% 35.1 MB/s
4K Read 9.62
4K Write 0.01
4K Mixed 0.01
37% 3.21 MB/s
22GB free, PID 00ea
Operating at USB 3.1 Speed
Read 89.3
Write 6.08
Mixed 10.4
28% 35.3 MB/s
4K Read 8.77
4K Write 0.07
4K Mixed 0.06
37% 2.97 MB/s
25GB free, PID 00ea
Operating at USB 3.1 Speed
Read 87.3
Write 6
Mixed 8.44
27% 33.9 MB/s
4K Read 8.44
4K Write 0.05
4K Mixed 0.05
35% 2.85 MB/s
27GB free, PID 00ea, PNY 93000183G-F-32G
Operating at USB 3.1 Speed
Read 84.2
Write 5.47
Mixed 12.3
28% 34 MB/s
4K Read 7.78
4K Write 0.006
4K Mixed 0.06
31% 2.62 MB/s
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Desktop 86%
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Workstation 66%
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Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z170N-Gaming 5 - $180

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