Average Bench: 14.3% (351st of 639)

Based on 39 user benchmarks.  Device: VID 054c PID 05b9 Model: Sony Storage Media
Poor: 9%Average: 14.3% Great: 24%

Terrible average bench

The Sony Micro Vault Mach USB 3.0 8GB averaged 85.6% 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 Read Speed 6.03MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 60.4MB/s

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Sony Micro Vault Mach USB 3.0 8GB is just 15.6%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Sony Micro Vault Mach USB 3.0 8GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 12.4MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 14.2MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 39 samples)
Min Avg Max
20.7 Read 60.4 118
5 Write 14.2 21.7
8.29 Mixed 15.8 37.4
5 SusWrite 12.4 19.8
27% 25.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.06 4K Read 6.03 9.32
0 4K Write 0.33 0.45
0 4K Mixed 0.26 1
42.6% 2.21 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest USB (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
3GB free, PID 05b9
SusWrite @10s intervals: 5.2 4.9 5.3 5 5.2 4.7 MB/s
Read 102
Write 5
Mixed 8.5
SusWrite 5
24% 30.1 MB/s
4K Read 7.9
4K Write 0
4K Mixed 0
29% 2.63 MB/s
2GB free, PID 05b9
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 12 12 12 12 12 12 MB/s
Read 69.8
Write 12.3
Mixed 16.3
SusWrite 12.3
28% 27.7 MB/s
4K Read 6.2
4K Write 0.1
4K Mixed 1
60% 2.43 MB/s
4GB free, PID 05b9
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
Read 41.3
Write 11.9
Mixed 12.1
22% 21.8 MB/s
4K Read 7.47
4K Write 0.35
4K Mixed 0.04
41% 2.62 MB/s
7GB free, PID 05b9
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 19 20 20 20 20 20 MB/s
Read 39
Write 20.5
Mixed 16.8
SusWrite 19.8
29% 24 MB/s
4K Read 1.6
4K Write 0
4K Mixed 0.9
36% 0.83 MB/s
2GB free, PID 05b9
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 12 12 12 12 12 12 MB/s
Read 39.1
Write 12.3
Mixed 17.7
SusWrite 12.3
24% 20.4 MB/s
4K Read 5.4
4K Write 0
4K Mixed 0.9
51% 2.1 MB/s
7GB free, PID 05b9
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Read 26.9
Write 10.9
Mixed 11.7
18% 16.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.06
4K Write 0.3
4K Mixed 0.16
16% 0.17 MB/s
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