Average Bench: 10% (419th of 639)

Based on 1,897 user benchmarks.  Device: VID 0781 PID 5572 Model: SanDisk Cruzer Switch
Poor: 6%Average: 10% Great: 13%

Terrible average bench

The SanDisk Cruzer Switch 8GB averaged 89.9% 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 1.92MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.45MB/s

Excellent consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the SanDisk Cruzer Switch 8GB is just 6.87%. This is an extremely narrow range which indicates that the SanDisk Cruzer Switch 8GB performs superbly consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 5.44MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 8.67MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,897 samples)
Min Avg Max
16.2 Read 22.6 35
2.24 Write 8.87 14.6
2.8 Mixed 8.67 14.9
2.8 SusWrite 5.44 11.9
13% 11.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
2.5 4K Read 4.73 6.9
0.6 4K Write 1.45 2
0.4 4K Mixed 1.92 2.7
132% 2.7 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest USB (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
1GB free, PID 5572
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 8.2 8.6 8.6 8.5 8.5 8.5 MB/s
Read 22
Write 4.5
Mixed 6
SusWrite 8.5
11% 10.2 MB/s
4K Read 8.3
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 2.1
150% 3.93 MB/s
4GB free, PID 5572
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2.1 2 3.4 3.2 3.1 2.6 MB/s
Read 22
Write 2
Mixed 4.7
SusWrite 2.7
7% 7.85 MB/s
4K Read 6.1
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.4
101% 2.8 MB/s
5GB free, PID 5572
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 3.1 3.3 3.2 4 3.2 4 MB/s
Read 21.7
Write 3.7
Mixed 4.2
SusWrite 3.5
8% 8.28 MB/s
4K Read 6.2
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 2.6
166% 3.47 MB/s
7GB free, PID 5572
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2.8 2.3 4 3.2 3.9 MB/s
Read 21.8
Write 2.5
Mixed 4.5
SusWrite 3.3
8% 8.02 MB/s
4K Read 4.7
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 2.4
157% 2.93 MB/s
6GB free, PID 5572
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 5 6.6 7.7 8 7.6 7.9 MB/s
Read 22.5
Write 9.2
Mixed 14.7
SusWrite 7.1
16% 13.4 MB/s
4K Read 4.7
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.9
82% 2.2 MB/s
7GB free, PID 5572
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 3.5 3.9 4.4 4.4 4.4 4.4 MB/s
Read 22
Write 15.7
Mixed 13.5
SusWrite 4.2
17% 13.9 MB/s
4K Read 5.3
4K Write 0.7
4K Mixed 1.1
81% 2.37 MB/s
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