SanDiskSDCZ80-032G
SanDiskSDCZ48-032G

Release date: Q2 2012.

Release date: Q3 2013.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 12,741 user samples
2,924 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 92% 21GB free, PID 5580 @USB 3.0
Worst Bench: 25% 4GB free, PID 5580 @USB 2.1
Poor: 25% Great: 92%
SPEED RANK: 11th / 639
9,817 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 38% 28GB free, PID 5581 @USB 3.0
Worst Bench: 11% 13GB free, PID 5581 @USB 2.1
Poor: 11% Great: 38%
SPEED RANK: 141st / 639
Effective Speed
Effective USB Speed
63.3 % Hugely faster effective speed.
+147%
25.6 %
Read
Peak Sequential Read Speed
202 MB/s Hugely faster peak read speed.
+207%
65.9 MB/s
Write
Peak Sequential Write Speed
117 MB/s Insanely faster peak write speed.
+1,285%
8.45 MB/s
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
11.8 MB/s Much faster peak random read.
+41%
8.38 MB/s
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
10.1 MB/s Insanely faster peak random write.
+12,525%
0.08 MB/s
Value
Value For Money
37 % 39.6 % Slightly better value.
+7%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
73 % More popular.
+24%
59 %
Price
Price (score)
$30 $11 Much cheaper.
+62%
Age
Newest
76 Months 63 Months More recent.
+17%
Capacity
Capacity
32GB 32GB
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The 16GB Sandisk Extreme has led my USB 3.0 Flash drive group test since it was released back in Jun '12. Often with flash based devices, write speed scales linearly with capacity and the Extreme is no exception. The sequential write speeds for the different capacities are: 16GB = 62 MB/s, 32GB = 117 MB/s and 64GB = 188 MB/s. In the 64GB category there are several alternatives to the Extreme including the new Corsair Flash Voyager GT Turbo, Kingston HyperX and Patriot Supersonic Magnum. In the 16 GB category there are also a few viable alternatives but in the 32GB category I have yet to come across a drive that even comes close to the Sandisk Extreme from either a value for money OR performance perspective.  [Mar '13 USBFlashPro]

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Having just done a review of the 16GB Sandisk Ultra which wasn't a great performer but still managed to represent reasonable value for money, I was expecting much the same from the 32GB Ultra. Generally speaking moving from the 16 to 32 GB capacity results in a doubling of the write speed. This was not the case for 32GB Ultra which had a performance profile that was almost identical to its 16GB sibling. As a consequence the 32GB Ultra is amongst the bottom 5% of 32GB Flash Drives in terms of performance and only slightly better in terms of value for money. There is no doubt that it's worth spending a little more on the superb 32GB Sandisk Extreme[Feb '14 USBFlashPro]

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USB Flash Drive Rankings (Price vs Performance) October 2018 USB Rankings.

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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  • Best value for money - Value for money is based on real world performance.
  • Fastest real world speed - Real World Speed measures performance for typical consumers.
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