Average Bench: 29% (111th of 639)

Based on 3,332 user benchmarks.  Device: VID null PID null Model: USB SanDisk 3.2Gen1
Poor: 12%Average: 29% Great: 41%

Very poor average bench

The USB SanDisk 3.2Gen1 123GB averaged 71.0% 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 1.95MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.88MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the USB SanDisk 3.2Gen1 123GB is 28.6%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the USB SanDisk 3.2Gen1 123GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 32.6MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 4.82MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,332 samples)
Min Avg Max
29.5 Read 103 151
12.2 Write 40 67.8
11.6 Mixed 49.8 81.7
12.2 SusWrite 32.6 51.1
66.3% 56.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
2.1 4K Read 4.82 6.2
0.1 4K Write 1.88 3
0.6 4K Mixed 1.95 3.4
148% 2.88 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest USB (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
27GB free, PID null
SusWrite @10s intervals: 69 61 37 38 35 35 MB/s
Read 151
Write 62.9
Mixed 77.9
SusWrite 45.9
100% 84.5 MB/s
4K Read 5.9
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 2
168% 3.4 MB/s
112GB free, PID null
SusWrite @10s intervals: 60 62 44 39 47 48 MB/s
Read 142
Write 66
Mixed 78.4
SusWrite 49.9
102% 84 MB/s
4K Read 5.4
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 1.9
153% 3.1 MB/s
73GB free, PID null
SusWrite @10s intervals: 60 60 43 43 43 43 MB/s
Read 118
Write 53.6
Mixed 68.8
SusWrite 48.7
88% 72.2 MB/s
4K Read 5.3
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 1.6
142% 2.97 MB/s
59GB free, PID null
SusWrite @10s intervals: 33 23 33 34 26 33 MB/s
Read 116
Write 34
Mixed 64.5
SusWrite 30.2
71% 61.2 MB/s
4K Read 5
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 2.2
182% 3.27 MB/s
78GB free, PID null
SusWrite @10s intervals: 54 54 31 21 21 21 MB/s
Read 148
Write 47.5
Mixed 50.5
SusWrite 33.5
77% 70 MB/s
4K Read 5.4
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 1
74% 2.33 MB/s
92GB free, PID null
SusWrite @10s intervals: 19 21 23 22 23 18 MB/s
Read 35.2
Write 22.2
Mixed 17
SusWrite 20.9
30% 23.8 MB/s
4K Read 4.6
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 2.6
194% 3.27 MB/s
99GB free, PID null, SanDisk 128GB USB 3.2Gen1 USB Device (USB )
SusWrite @10s intervals: 18 19 19 20 21 16 MB/s
Read 36.4
Write 20.7
Mixed 21.1
SusWrite 18.9
30% 24.3 MB/s
4K Read 4
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 2.7
185% 3 MB/s
84GB free, PID null
SusWrite @10s intervals: 9.4 7.8 9.2 9.1 15 15 MB/s
Read 30.7
Write 13.7
Mixed 20.4
SusWrite 10.8
23% 18.9 MB/s
4K Read 3.5
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 2.3
163% 2.63 MB/s
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