Average Bench: 9.81% (422nd of 639)

Based on 99 user benchmarks.  Device: VID 05dc PID a205 Model: Lexar JumpDrive

Terrible average bench

The Lexar JumpDrive S73 USB 3.0 8GB averaged 90.1% 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 3.87MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 0.32MB/s

Excellent consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Lexar JumpDrive S73 USB 3.0 8GB is just 4.66%. This is an extremely narrow range which indicates that the Lexar JumpDrive S73 USB 3.0 8GB performs superbly consistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. Sequential Write Speed 11.7MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.19MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 99 samples)
Min Avg Max
23 Read 36.9 42.7
5.14 Write 11.7 13
6.67 Mixed 13.8 18.7
21.8% 20.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.31 4K Read 3.87 8.44
0.23 4K Write 0.32 0.38
0.03 4K Mixed 0.19 0.37
31.7% 1.46 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest USB (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
2GB free, PID a205
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Read 42.5
Write 12.6
Mixed 16.3
25% 23.8 MB/s
4K Read 6.2
4K Write 0.35
4K Mixed 0.33
46% 2.29 MB/s
7GB free, PID a205
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Read 42.6
Write 13
Mixed 19
26% 24.9 MB/s
4K Read 3.23
4K Write 0.31
4K Mixed 0.13
27% 1.22 MB/s
4GB free, PID a205
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Read 42.7
Write 11.4
Mixed 11.7
22% 21.9 MB/s
4K Read 3.6
4K Write 0.31
4K Mixed 0.37
36% 1.42 MB/s
4GB free, PID a205
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
Read 32.8
Write 12.5
Mixed 16.5
23% 20.6 MB/s
4K Read 3.85
4K Write 0.34
4K Mixed 0.32
37% 1.5 MB/s
3GB free, PID a205
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
Read 33.1
Write 12.9
Mixed 10.4
20% 18.8 MB/s
4K Read 1.79
4K Write 0.35
4K Mixed 0.04
20% 0.73 MB/s
7GB free, PID a205
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
Read 1.09
Write 1.09
Mixed 1.03
1% 1.07 MB/s
4K Read 0.36
4K Write 0.25
4K Mixed 0.12
14% 0.24 MB/s
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