Average Bench: 9.71% (424th of 639)

Based on 275 user benchmarks.  Device: VID 0781 PID 55a5 Model: SanDisk Cruzer U
Poor: 5%Average: 9.71% Great: 14%

Terrible average bench

The SanDisk Cruzer U 32GB averaged 90.2% 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 1.54MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.11MB/s

Excellent consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the SanDisk Cruzer U 32GB is just 9.08%. This is an extremely narrow range which indicates that the SanDisk Cruzer U 32GB performs superbly consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 5.62MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 7.31MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 275 samples)
Min Avg Max
18 Read 26.4 37.9
2.2 Write 7.31 12.7
3.8 Mixed 10.2 16.7
2.22 SusWrite 5.62 8.28
13.7% 12.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
2.48 4K Read 4.07 5.72
0.1 4K Write 1.11 2.23
0.2 4K Mixed 1.54 3.1
105% 2.24 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest USB (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
16GB free, PID 55a5
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 8.6 6.9 8.3 7.7 8.1 8.3 MB/s
Read 37
Write 4.7
Mixed 14
SusWrite 8
17% 15.9 MB/s
4K Read 3.9
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 2.3
140% 2.53 MB/s
25GB free, PID 55a5
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 8.2 8.6 8.8 8.7 8.1 8.8 MB/s
Read 32
Write 16.5
Mixed 13.3
SusWrite 8.5
21% 17.6 MB/s
4K Read 3.5
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 1.6
115% 2.17 MB/s
29GB free, PID 55a5
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 5.8 4.9 4.3 4.9 6 5.1 MB/s
Read 18.8
Write 5.2
Mixed 4
SusWrite 5.2
9% 8.3 MB/s
4K Read 4.7
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 3.4
201% 3.37 MB/s
25GB free, PID 55a5
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 7.7 3.5 5.1 5.7 4.5 6 MB/s
Read 26.8
Write 4
Mixed 10
SusWrite 5.4
12% 11.6 MB/s
4K Read 4.7
4K Write 0.7
4K Mixed 2.5
126% 2.63 MB/s
17GB free, PID 55a5
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 6.7 1.2 3.6 3.6 4.3 4.4 MB/s
Read 24.3
Write 3.3
Mixed 9.2
SusWrite 4
11% 10.2 MB/s
4K Read 2.7
4K Write 0.7
4K Mixed 1.7
92% 1.7 MB/s
16GB free, PID 55a5
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 3.2 1.6 2 1.9 5.8 MB/s
Read 20.2
Write 3.5
Mixed 8.5
SusWrite 2.8
9% 8.75 MB/s
4K Read 4.2
4K Write 0.7
4K Mixed 2.4
121% 2.43 MB/s
30GB free, PID 55a5
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 3.8 4.6 5.5 6.2 6.1 5.9 MB/s
Read 12.5
Write 7.8
Mixed 6
SusWrite 5.3
10% 7.9 MB/s
4K Read 3.7
4K Write 0
4K Mixed 1.3
58% 1.67 MB/s
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