Average Bench: 18.3% (228th of 639)

Based on 97 user benchmarks.  Device: VID 1b1c PID 1a04 Model: Corsair Survivor 3.0

Terrible average bench

The Corsair Flash Survivor USB 3.0 32GB averaged 81.7% 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 Write Speed 0.5MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 30.3MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Corsair Flash Survivor USB 3.0 32GB is 25.2%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Corsair Flash Survivor USB 3.0 32GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.35MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 63.3MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 97 samples)
Min Avg Max
21.8 Read 63.3 174
12.4 Write 30.3 46.5
9.66 Mixed 26.9 53.6
44.6% 40.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.03 4K Read 4.18 12.2
0.02 4K Write 0.5 1.17
0.006 4K Mixed 0.35 1.14
44.3% 1.68 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest USB (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
3GB free, PID 1a04
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Read 86.5
Write 33.5
Mixed 32.8
55% 50.9 MB/s
4K Read 5.26
4K Write 0.36
4K Mixed 0.33
43% 1.98 MB/s
1GB free, PID 1a04
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
Read 38.1
Write 33.5
Mixed 27.1
41% 32.9 MB/s
4K Read 9.99
4K Write 1.17
4K Mixed 0.94
109% 4.03 MB/s
29GB free, PID 1a04
Read 45.5
Write 39
Mixed 33
49% 39.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.83
4K Write 0.32
4K Mixed 0.05
16% 0.4 MB/s
29GB free, PID 1a04
Read 45.5
Write 31.4
Mixed 19.7
37% 32.2 MB/s
4K Read 3.29
4K Write 0.34
4K Mixed 0.04
25% 1.22 MB/s
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Desktop 41%
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Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-770TA-UD3

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