Verbatim49172
CorsairCMFVYGT3A-16GB
$29
Real World Speed
Performance profile from 2,514 user samples
2,401 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 35% 14GB free, PID 0243 @USB 3.1
Worst Bench: 7% 1GB free, PID 0243 @USB 2.1
Poor: 7% Great: 35%
SPEED RANK: 248th / 639
113 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 31% 15GB free, PID 1a09 @USB 3.0
Worst Bench: 9% 4GB free, PID 1a09 @USB 2.1
Poor: 9% Great: 31%
SPEED RANK: 212th / 639
Effective Speed
Effective USB Speed
17.9 % 20.4 % Faster effective speed.
+14%
Read
Peak Sequential Read Speed
81 MB/s 154 MB/s Hugely faster peak read speed.
+90%
Write
Peak Sequential Write Speed
45 MB/s 47 MB/s +4%
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
4.6 MB/s 15.9 MB/s Hugely faster peak random read.
+246%
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
1.43 MB/s Much faster peak random write.
+47%
0.97 MB/s
Value
Value For Money
13 % Hugely better value.
+182%
4.62 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
53 % +4% 51 %
Price
Price (score)
$9 Much cheaper.
+69%
$29
Age
Newest
120 Months 118 Months +2%
Capacity
Capacity
16GB 16GB
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The Store n Go had a quirky performance profile. For its price the drive shone in the CrystalDiskMark and ATTO tests but the AS-SSD real world speed test revealed that the drive was less able to both read and write at the same time. It might be best to avoid this drive if you plan to run applications or host an operating system. Our tests showed the drive outperforming Verbatim's claimed write speed by a factor of three, an unusual result. There are several versions of this drive going by the same name, some with an LED, some without and all with vastly varying speed profiles. Our test drive performed at the top end of the speed range we have seen. Overall, given the low price but inconsistent results, we consider this drive average at best and a somewhat risky purchase.  [Oct '13 USBFlashPro]

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The 16GB Corsair Flash Voyager GT is an above average performer. With burst sequential read/write speeds of 130/24 MBps the GT has a reasonable large file performance profile. The GT clocked in an effective speed of 73.6 MB/s which puts it amongst the top 25% of 16GB USB 3.0 flash drives. The peak small file 4K read/write speeds of 18.8/0.93 MBps demonstrated by our four samples are remarkable. These speeds mark the Voyager GT as the fastest 4K reader and the fourth fastest 4K writer amongst all the 16GB flash drives we have tested to date, a very impressive result. [Feb '14 USBFlashPro]

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USB Flash Drive Rankings (Price vs Performance) May 2022 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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