Average Bench: 18.5% (226th of 639)

Based on 86 user benchmarks.  Device: VID 1b1c PID 1a04 Model: Corsair Survivor 3.0

Terrible average bench

The Corsair Flash Survivor USB 3.0 32GB averaged 81.5% 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 Write Speed 0.48MB/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 28.7%. 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 0.33MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 65MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 86 samples)
Min Avg Max
20.6 Read 65 179
12.3 Write 30.3 46.8
9.75 Mixed 26.5 53.4
44.7% 40.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.03 4K Read 4.07 12.2
0.02 4K Write 0.48 1.16
0.006 4K Mixed 0.33 1.13
42.9% 1.63 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest USB (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
29GB free, PID 1a04
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Read 163
Write 22.9
Mixed 25.3
62% 70.4 MB/s
4K Read 4.69
4K Write 0.44
4K Mixed 0.52
50% 1.88 MB/s
19GB free, PID 1a04
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Read 73.8
Write 47.1
Mixed 53.4
70% 58.1 MB/s
4K Read 12.2
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 1.17
126% 4.87 MB/s
12GB free, PID 1a04
Read 75.2
Write 43.5
Mixed 37.1
60% 51.9 MB/s
4K Read 13.4
4K Write 1.06
4K Mixed 1
120% 5.17 MB/s
16GB free, PID 1a04
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Read 85.9
Write 41.6
Mixed 20.3
52% 49.3 MB/s
4K Read 3.4
4K Write 0.01
4K Mixed 0.05
15% 1.16 MB/s
7GB free, PID 1a04
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Read 64.3
Write 29
Mixed 35.5
49% 42.9 MB/s
4K Read 4.3
4K Write 0.05
4K Mixed 0.12
22% 1.49 MB/s
14GB free, PID 1a04
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
Read 30.6
Write 26.3
Mixed 23.4
33% 26.8 MB/s
4K Read 6.02
4K Write 1.14
4K Mixed 0.81
89% 2.66 MB/s
28GB free, PID 1a04
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
Read 32.4
Write 12.1
Mixed 24.6
27% 23 MB/s
4K Read 1.81
4K Write 0.56
4K Mixed 0.47
42% 0.95 MB/s
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Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-770TA-UD3

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