Average Bench: 6.35% (507th of 639)

Based on 668 user benchmarks.  Device: VID 0781 PID 5406 Model: SanDisk U3 Cruzer Micro
Poor: 4%Average: 6.35% Great: 8%

Terrible average bench

The SanDisk U3 Cruzer Micro 2GB averaged 93.6% 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.


Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 6.13MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 22.1MB/s

Excellent consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the SanDisk U3 Cruzer Micro 2GB is just 3.78%. This is an extremely narrow range which indicates that the SanDisk U3 Cruzer Micro 2GB performs superbly consistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 0.01MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.02MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 668 samples)
Min Avg Max
15 Read 22.1 30.3
2 Write 6.79 9.8
3 Mixed 7.79 12.4
4.5 SusWrite 7.86 11.2
12.7% 11.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
3.12 4K Read 6.13 9.2
0 4K Write 0.01 0.04
0 4K Mixed 0.02 0.03
23.8% 2.05 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest USB (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
2GB free, PID 5406
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 7.2 7.5 9.6 11 10 11 MB/s
Read 24.5
Write 5
Mixed 3.7
SusWrite 9.3
11% 10.6 MB/s
4K Read 9
4K Write 0
4K Mixed 0
33% 3 MB/s
2GB free, PID 5406
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 4.6 4.7 4.7 4.7 4.7 4.8 MB/s
Read 16.5
Write 4.5
Mixed 5.3
SusWrite 4.7
8% 7.75 MB/s
4K Read 6.4
4K Write 0
4K Mixed 0
24% 2.13 MB/s
2GB free, PID 5406
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 4.4 4.5 4.2 4.2 4.2 4.4 MB/s
Read 13.7
Write 4.3
Mixed 4.8
SusWrite 4.3
8% 6.77 MB/s
4K Read 5.9
4K Write 0
4K Mixed 0
22% 1.97 MB/s
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