PatriotPSF32GTAB3USB
Corsair

Release date: Q2 2013.

  

Release date ≤ Q1 2014.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 51 user samples

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51 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 60% 60GB free, PID 1a09 @USB 3.0
Worst Bench: 13% 118GB free, PID 1a09 @USB 2.1
Poor: 13% Great: 60%
SPEED RANK: 57th / 639
Effective Speed
Effective USB Speed
23.1 % 36 % Much faster effective speed.
+56%
Read
Peak Sequential Read Speed
112 MB/s 170 MB/s Much faster peak read speed.
+52%
Write
Peak Sequential Write Speed
16 MB/s 159 MB/s Hugely faster peak write speed.
+894%
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
5.2 MB/s 17.1 MB/s Hugely faster peak random read.
+229%
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
0.7 MB/s 1.09 MB/s Much faster peak random write.
+56%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
52 % +4% 50 %
Age
Newest
101 Months 91+ Months Slightly more recent.
+10%
Capacity
Capacity
32GB 128GB
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The Patriot Tab has a beautifully, compact and solid form factor. In many ways it's the USB 3.0 version of the hugely successful, but terribly slow USB 2.0 DataTraveler SE9. It's clear that achieving the tiny form factor has required sacrifices in the speed department because the Tab has a relatively poor performance profile. With sequential read/write speeds of 112/16 MB/s the Tab has an effective speed of 60.7 MB/s which is below average for a 32GB USB 3.0 flash drive and would mean waiting around five minutes to copy one 4.5GB DVD onto the flash drive. Although the 32GB Tab isn't a great performer in absolute terms, it is actually the best performing micro USB 3.0 flash drive I have seen to date. [Mar '14 USBFlashPro]

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We highlight the best USB flash drive in terms of balanced performance and value for money using current prices, sequential read, sequential write , 4k read and 4k write speed. The speeds are combined to form a single effective speed which measures performance for tasks such as copying photos, music and videos. Effective speed is adjusted by current price and capacity to yield value for money. Finally thousands of individual user ratings are used to validate our benchmark figures. [USBFlashPro]

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