Average Bench: 12.3% (382nd of 639)

Based on 30 user benchmarks.  Device: VID 154b PID 00ea Model: PNY USB3.0FD
Poor: 6%Average: 12.3% Great: 17%

Terrible average bench

The PNY USB3.0FD 32GB averaged 87.6% 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 7.47MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 62.3MB/s

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the PNY USB3.0FD 32GB is just 10.4%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the PNY USB3.0FD 32GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 0.06MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 7.19MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 30 samples)
Min Avg Max
24 Read 62.3 90.5
4.06 Write 14.2 52
3.5 Mixed 8.59 19.2
5.3 SusWrite 7.19 11.1
22.3% 23.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
4.36 4K Read 7.47 10.5
0 4K Write 0.06 0.52
0 4K Mixed 0.23 2.3
37.6% 2.59 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest USB (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
25GB free, PID 00ea
Operating at USB 3.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 12 11 11 11 11 11 MB/s
Read 84.3
Write 51.2
Mixed 19.2
SusWrite 11.1
47% 41.5 MB/s
4K Read 9.5
4K Write 0
4K Mixed 0.6
56% 3.37 MB/s
25GB free, PID 00ea
Operating at USB 3.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 9.3 6.3 12 11 11 11 MB/s
Read 83.8
Write 46.3
Mixed 10.2
SusWrite 9.9
40% 37.5 MB/s
4K Read 10
4K Write 0
4K Mixed 0
37% 3.33 MB/s
29GB free, PID 00ea
Operating at USB 3.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 5.8 6.2 7.2 8.1 7.2 8.1 MB/s
Read 86.5
Write 28
Mixed 5.5
SusWrite 7.1
31% 31.8 MB/s
4K Read 7.9
4K Write 0
4K Mixed 0.1
33% 2.67 MB/s
21GB free, PID 00ea
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 5.1 5.4 6.3 6.3 6.3 6.3 MB/s
Read 39
Write 16.2
Mixed 7.7
SusWrite 5.9
18% 17.2 MB/s
4K Read 6.5
4K Write 0.1
4K Mixed 0.1
31% 2.23 MB/s
25GB free, PID 00ea
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 4 7.1 5.5 7.2 7.6 8.6 MB/s
Read 33.5
Write 27.1
Mixed 3.5
SusWrite 6.6
20% 17.7 MB/s
4K Read 8
4K Write 0.1
4K Mixed 1.9
98% 3.33 MB/s
21GB free, PID 00ea
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 5 4.8 6 6 5.8 5.8 MB/s
Read 33.7
Write 11.4
Mixed 7
SusWrite 5.6
15% 14.4 MB/s
4K Read 5.4
4K Write 0.1
4K Mixed 0
23% 1.83 MB/s
21GB free, PID 00ea
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 5 4.5 6.3 5.4 6.3 5.4 MB/s
Read 31.6
Write 11.6
Mixed 7
SusWrite 5.5
15% 13.9 MB/s
4K Read 4.5
4K Write 0.1
4K Mixed 0
20% 1.53 MB/s
21GB free, PID 00ea
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 4.2 5.4 5.6 6.2 5.4 5.6 MB/s
Read 24
Write 13.7
Mixed 7.3
SusWrite 5.4
15% 12.6 MB/s
4K Read 4.6
4K Write 0.1
4K Mixed 0
20% 1.57 MB/s
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