Average Bench: 82.7% (6th of 639)

Based on 836 user benchmarks.  Device: VID 0781 PID 5588 Model: SanDisk ExtremePro

Very good average bench

The SanDisk Extreme Pro USB 3.0 128GB averaged just 17.2% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the SanDisk Extreme Pro USB 3.0 128GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 10.7MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 9.32MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the SanDisk Extreme Pro USB 3.0 128GB is 89.2%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the SanDisk Extreme Pro USB 3.0 128GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 9.68MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 182MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 836 samples)
Min Avg Max
29.9 Read 182 251
10.8 Write 117 208
14.4 Mixed 102 205
157% 134 MB/s
Min Avg Max
5.18 4K Read 9.68 13.7
4.02 4K Write 9.32 11.4
2.04 4K Mixed 4.08 5.16
492% 7.69 MB/s
Min Avg Max
8.67 DQ Read 11.4 14.4
6.72 DQ Write 10.7 11.9
2.73 DQ Mixed 4.54 5.43
561% 8.88 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest USB (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
47GB free, PID 5588
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Read 245
Write 207
Mixed 185
264% 212 MB/s
4K Read 9.38
4K Write 9.52
4K Mixed 2.95
459% 7.29 MB/s
DQ Read 10.2
DQ Write 9.13
DQ Mixed 2.96
449% 7.42 MB/s
82GB free, PID 5588
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Read 240
Write 174
Mixed 159
232% 191 MB/s
4K Read 11.2
4K Write 10.6
4K Mixed 4.66
559% 8.8 MB/s
DQ Read 11.9
DQ Write 11
DQ Mixed 4.83
583% 9.24 MB/s
26GB free, PID 5588
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Read 192
Write 173
Mixed 89.4
183% 152 MB/s
4K Read 11.2
4K Write 10.8
4K Mixed 4.96
576% 8.97 MB/s
DQ Read 11.7
DQ Write 11.6
DQ Mixed 5.18
613% 9.47 MB/s
19GB free, PID 5588
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Read 186
Write 107
Mixed 62.3
132% 119 MB/s
4K Read 10.2
4K Write 9.39
4K Mixed 2.79
452% 7.46 MB/s
DQ Read 11.5
DQ Write 8.58
DQ Mixed 3.37
449% 7.83 MB/s
18GB free, PID 5588
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Read 139
Write 109
Mixed 110
148% 119 MB/s
4K Read 9.88
4K Write 7.93
4K Mixed 3.09
412% 6.97 MB/s
19GB free, PID 5588
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
Read 38.4
Write 37.9
Mixed 37.9
49% 38.1 MB/s
4K Read 7.48
4K Write 8.33
4K Mixed 2.95
411% 6.25 MB/s
DQ Read 8.52
DQ Write 9.11
DQ Mixed 3.22
451% 6.95 MB/s
19GB free, PID 5588
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
Read 33.2
Write 26.3
Mixed 29.3
37% 29.6 MB/s
4K Read 6.23
4K Write 7.19
4K Mixed 2.28
345% 5.23 MB/s
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Desktop 53%
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Workstation 42%
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Motherboard: Asrock 970M Pro3

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 80% - Very good Total price: $352

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