Average Bench: 48.4% (24th of 639)

Based on 6,675 user benchmarks.  Device: VID 090c PID 1000 Model: Samsung Flash Drive
Poor: 10%Average: 48.4% Great: 84%

Below average average bench

The Samsung Flash Drive 32GB averaged 51.6% 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-64Thread Write Speed 16.9MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 11.2MB/s

Very poor consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung Flash Drive 32GB is 73.8%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Samsung Flash Drive 32GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 21.9MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 26.9MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 6,675 samples)
Min Avg Max
26.7 Read 133 215
8.5 Write 26.9 39.9
10.5 Mixed 46.4 86
13.1 SusWrite 21.9 26.9
60.2% 57 MB/s
Min Avg Max
2.8 4K Read 8.79 15.1
0.1 4K Write 7.25 14.6
0.3 4K Mixed 6.16 12
489% 7.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
8.4 DQ Read 15.8 20.4
9.8 DQ Write 16.9 23.9
6.4 DQ Mixed 11.2 14.3
1,013% 14.6 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest USB (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
30GB free, PID 1000
Operating at USB 3.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 29 24 26 24 26 26 MB/s
Read 214
Write 28.3
Mixed 83.3
SusWrite 26.1
91% 88.1 MB/s
4K Read 13.9
4K Write 13.8
4K Mixed 8.1
796% 11.9 MB/s
DQ Read 16.6
DQ Write 23
DQ Mixed 13.8
1,313% 17.8 MB/s
30GB free, PID 1000
Operating at USB 3.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 30 26 26 26 26 26 MB/s
Read 214
Write 36.7
Mixed 90.5
SusWrite 27
97% 92.1 MB/s
4K Read 14.4
4K Write 12.6
4K Mixed 7.9
751% 11.6 MB/s
DQ Read 17
DQ Write 19.8
DQ Mixed 13.4
1,192% 16.7 MB/s
25GB free, PID 1000
Operating at USB 3.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 25 22 24 22 24 24 MB/s
Read 214
Write 36.4
Mixed 81.4
SusWrite 23.4
92% 88.9 MB/s
4K Read 13.9
4K Write 12.7
4K Mixed 11.9
888% 12.8 MB/s
DQ Read 16.6
DQ Write 20
DQ Mixed 13.1
1,187% 16.6 MB/s
20GB free, PID 1000
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 11 17 16 16 16 17 MB/s
Read 39.8
Write 23.1
Mixed 33.1
SusWrite 15.5
35% 27.9 MB/s
4K Read 6.9
4K Write 6.5
4K Mixed 5.6
437% 6.33 MB/s
29GB free, PID 1000
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 18 17 16 17 16 16 MB/s
Read 37.5
Write 21.2
Mixed 23.5
SusWrite 16.7
31% 24.7 MB/s
4K Read 3.9
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 1.8
116% 2.3 MB/s
3GB free, PID 1000
Operating at USB 3.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 17 18 19 25 14 16 MB/s
Read 50.2
Write 12.4
Mixed 16.9
SusWrite 17.9
27% 24.4 MB/s
4K Read 8.9
4K Write 0.1
4K Mixed 2.1
108% 3.7 MB/s
29GB free, PID 1000
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 18 14 17 14 15 16 MB/s
Read 38
Write 31
Mixed 35.3
SusWrite 15.8
39% 30 MB/s
4K Read 3.1
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 1
83% 1.73 MB/s
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