Average Bench: 32.4% (75th of 639)

Based on 250 user benchmarks.  Device: VID 1b1c PID 1a09 Model: Corsair Voyager GT 3.0

The 64 GB Flash Voyager GT has an impressive performance profile. You wouldn't know it without checking the serial numbers but Corsair have released several variants of the USB 3.0 Voyager GT. With each successive version slightly besting its predecessor, this is the best flash drive I have seen from Corsair to date, it even beats the GT Turbo which is more recent. The strongest area of relative performance for the GT is 4K read speed where it achieves 20 MB/s, unfortunately its 4K write speed is almost equally poor clocking in at just 0.15 MB/s. I don't generally like that sort of imbalance in a flash drives performance because it means that from time to time I will get stuck waiting an inordinate amount of time for a data transfer to complete. Taken as a whole the 64 GB GT is a competent performer that's let down by its relatively weak 4k write speed. [Sep '13 USBFlashPro]

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Poor: 10%Average: 32.4% Great: 60%

Poor average bench

The Corsair Flash Voyager GT USB 3.0 64GB averaged 67.6% 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.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.88MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 52.6MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Corsair Flash Voyager GT USB 3.0 64GB is 49.9%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Corsair Flash Voyager GT USB 3.0 64GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 43.3MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 6.4MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 250 samples)
Min Avg Max
23.6 Read 122 224
11.3 Write 49.1 108
8.38 Mixed 43.3 109
12.1 SusWrite 52.6 139
78.3% 66.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
1.7 4K Read 6.4 17.8
0.21 4K Write 0.77 1.4
0.04 4K Mixed 0.88 1.54
79.9% 2.68 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest USB (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
26GB free, PID 1a09
Operating at USB 3.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 77 76 77 77 77 75 MB/s
Read 183
Write 66.8
Mixed 83.3
SusWrite 76.4
121% 102 MB/s
4K Read 5.7
4K Write 0.8
4K Mixed 1.4
96% 2.63 MB/s
59GB free, PID 1a09
Operating at USB 3.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 74 77 76 55 75 77 MB/s
Read 172
Write 52.5
Mixed 65.8
SusWrite 72.3
105% 90.7 MB/s
4K Read 4
4K Write 0.7
4K Mixed 1.2
79% 1.97 MB/s
26GB free, PID 1a09
Operating at USB 3.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 64 65 64 64 63 64 MB/s
Read 178
Write 58.2
Mixed 66.7
SusWrite 63.8
105% 91.6 MB/s
4K Read 3.5
4K Write 0.7
4K Mixed 1.2
78% 1.8 MB/s
45GB free, PID 1a09
Operating at USB 3.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 57 56 50 57 56 51 MB/s
Read 178
Write 55
Mixed 65.3
SusWrite 54.5
100% 88.2 MB/s
4K Read 4.7
4K Write 0.8
4K Mixed 1.4
92% 2.3 MB/s
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