Average Bench: 13.5% (372nd of 639)

Based on 17 user benchmarks.  Device: VID 154b PID 00ea Model: PNY USB3.0FD

Terrible average bench

The PNY USB3.0FD 32GB averaged 86.5% 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 7.9MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 70MB/s

Excellent consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the PNY USB3.0FD 32GB is just 9.99%. 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 0.07MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 5.63MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 17 samples)
Min Avg Max
28.2 Read 70 90.5
4.06 Write 5.63 6.87
5.29 Mixed 8.86 13.8
23.2% 28.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
4.36 4K Read 7.9 10.5
0.004 4K Write 0.07 0.52
0.01 4K Mixed 0.09 0.81
34.7% 2.69 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 88.4
Write 6.15
Mixed 10.1
28% 34.9 MB/s
4K Read 9.95
4K Write 0.04
4K Mixed 0.05
40% 3.34 MB/s
25GB free, PID 00ea
Operating at USB 3.1 Speed
Read 88.8
Write 6.8
Mixed 9.6
28% 35.1 MB/s
4K Read 8.66
4K Write 0.06
4K Mixed 0.06
36% 2.93 MB/s
23GB free, PID 00ea
Operating at USB 3.1 Speed
Read 88.1
Write 6.31
Mixed 9.95
28% 34.8 MB/s
4K Read 6.58
4K Write 0.06
4K Mixed 0.06
28% 2.23 MB/s
21GB free, PID 00ea
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
Read 36.5
Write 4.94
Mixed 6.59
14% 16 MB/s
4K Read 6.28
4K Write 0.52
4K Mixed 0.81
68% 2.54 MB/s
29GB free, PID 00ea
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
Read 42.5
Write 4.75
Mixed 6.58
15% 17.9 MB/s
4K Read 6.58
4K Write 0.04
4K Mixed 0.04
27% 2.22 MB/s
29GB free, PID 00ea
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
Read 39
Write 4.91
Mixed 6.76
15% 16.9 MB/s
4K Read 6.67
4K Write 0.05
4K Mixed 0.05
28% 2.25 MB/s
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Desktop 51%
Workstation 30%
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