Average Bench: 17.2% (266th of 639)

Based on 9 user benchmarks.  Device: VID 0766 PID 0017 Model: Packard Bell Carbon
Poor: 13%Average: 17.2% Great: 19%

Terrible average bench

The Packard Bell Carbon 640GB averaged 82.7% 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.


Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.58MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.64MB/s

Excellent consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Packard Bell Carbon 640GB is just 5.69%. This is an extremely narrow range which indicates that the Packard Bell Carbon 640GB performs superbly consistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.65MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 35.5MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 9 samples)
Min Avg Max
30.3 Read 35.5 40.8
24.3 Write 33.1 36.5
24.6 Mixed 31.1 37.4
16.5 SusWrite 29.4 37.4
43.5% 32.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.31 4K Read 0.65 0.9
1.33 4K Write 1.58 1.95
0.2 4K Mixed 0.64 0.9
77.9% 0.95 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest USB (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
343GB free, PID 0017
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 36 38 38 38 38 38 MB/s
Read 34.9
Write 35.5
Mixed 28.3
SusWrite 37.4
46% 34 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.8
85% 1.1 MB/s
127GB free, PID 0017
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 27 28 27 28 28 28 MB/s
Read 31.4
Write 24.3
Mixed 24.6
SusWrite 27.4
36% 26.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.9
94% 1.13 MB/s
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