Average Bench: 29.1% (100th of 639)

Based on 279 user benchmarks.  Device: VID 0411 PID 0240 Model: BUFFALO HD-PCFU3
Poor: 13%Average: 29.1% Great: 43%

Very poor average bench

The BUFFALO HD-PCFU3 1TB averaged 70.9% 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 Write Speed 1.59MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 71.7MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the BUFFALO HD-PCFU3 1TB is 30%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the BUFFALO HD-PCFU3 1TB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.45MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.39MB/s
ADVERTISEMENT

Average Bench

(Based on 279 samples)
Min Avg Max
28.1 Read 67.3 104
23 Write 63.4 104
15.2 Mixed 45.3 90.9
22 SusWrite 71.7 110
83.7% 61.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.28 4K Read 0.45 0.56
0.5 4K Write 1.59 2.2
0.14 4K Mixed 0.39 0.9
69.1% 0.81 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest USB (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
877GB free, PID 0240
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 111 110 110 112 112 111 MB/s
Read 108
Write 108
Mixed 53.7
SusWrite 111
128% 95.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.9
108% 1.23 MB/s
0GB free, PID 0240
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 95 111 111 110 111 112 MB/s
Read 102
Write 88.5
Mixed 40.5
SusWrite 108
112% 84.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.5
73% 0.87 MB/s
438GB free, PID 0240
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 69 76 76 74 76 76 MB/s
Read 79.7
Write 52.5
Mixed 46.5
SusWrite 74.8
83% 63.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.8
94% 1.07 MB/s
445GB free, PID 0240
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 77 76 76 76 76 76 MB/s
Read 72.3
Write 52.7
Mixed 49
SusWrite 76.5
84% 62.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.8
94% 1.07 MB/s
122GB free, PID 0240
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 74 77 77 77 76 77 MB/s
Read 55
Write 51.5
Mixed 36
SusWrite 76.2
75% 54.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.8
87% 1 MB/s
87GB free, PID 0240
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 59 59 59 59 59 58 MB/s
Read 71.3
Write 73.5
Mixed 46.5
SusWrite 58.8
84% 62.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.9
94% 1.1 MB/s
715GB free, PID 0240
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 36 36 36 36 36 36 MB/s
Read 36
Write 35.7
Mixed 25.3
SusWrite 36.2
45% 33.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.5
63% 0.73 MB/s
256GB free, PID 0240
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 41 41 40 41 40 41 MB/s
Read 37.3
Write 29.7
Mixed 21.5
SusWrite 40.7
43% 32.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 0.6
43% 0.6 MB/s
147GB free, PID 0240
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 27 26 26 26 26 26 MB/s
Read 30
Write 23.5
Mixed 21.3
SusWrite 26.2
34% 25.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.6
73% 0.83 MB/s
279 MORE »
How Fast Is Your USB? (Bench your build) Size up your PC in less than a minute.

Welcome to our freeware PC speed test tool. UserBenchmark will test your PC and compare the results to other users with the same components. You can quickly size up your PC, identify hardware problems and explore the best upgrades.

UserBenchmark of the month

How it works

  • - Download and run UserBenchMark.
  • - CPU tests include: integer, floating and string.
  • - GPU tests include: six 3D game simulations.
  • - Drive tests include: read, write, sustained write and mixed IO.
  • - RAM tests include: single/multi core bandwidth and latency.
  • - Reports are generated and presented on userbenchmark.com.
  • - Identify the strongest components in your PC.
  • - See speed test results from other users.
  • - Compare your components to the current market leaders.
  • - Explore your best upgrade options with a virtual PC build.
  • - Compare your in-game FPS to other users with your hardware.
  • - Share your opinion by voting.
USB Flash Drive Rankings (Price vs Performance) July 2019 USB Rankings.

We highlight the best USB flash drive in terms of balanced performance and value for money using current prices, sequential read, sequential write , 4k read and 4k write speed. The speeds are combined to form a single effective speed which measures performance for tasks such as copying photos, music and videos. Effective speed is adjusted by current price and capacity to yield value for money. Finally thousands of individual user ratings are used to validate our benchmark figures. [USBFlashPro]

ADVERTISEMENT

Group Test Results

  • Best user rated - User sentiment trumps benchmarks for this comparison.
  • Best value for money - Value for money is based on real world performance.
  • Fastest real world speed - Real World Speed measures performance for typical consumers.

 Comments

639 Drives (Compared) Thousands of user benchmarks compiled into one comparison list.

See how consistently different USBs perform with varying real world conditions. The charts also illustrate overall performance, popularity and rank.

 Frequently Asked Questions

 Best User Rated

The Best.
CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-8700K $350Nvidia GTX 1070 $400Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $104
AMD Ryzen 5 2600 $127Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $250Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $103
AMD Ryzen 7 2700X $252Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti $750Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $97
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $40Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $70SanDisk Extreme 64GB $128
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $728SanDisk Extreme 32GB $48
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $37Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $73SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
Today's hottest deals
User Guide  •  About  •  FAQs  •  Email  •  Privacy  •  Developer Feedback