Average Bench: 18.3% (234th of 639)

Based on 1,996 user benchmarks.  Device: VID 0781 PID 5597 Model: SanDisk Cruzer Glide 3.0
Poor: 9%Average: 18.3% Great: 28%

Terrible average bench

The SanDisk Cruzer Glide 3.0 16GB averaged 81.6% 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 Mixed IO Speed 2.27MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.51MB/s

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the SanDisk Cruzer Glide 3.0 16GB is just 19.6%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the SanDisk Cruzer Glide 3.0 16GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 10.9MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 15.1MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,996 samples)
Min Avg Max
25.5 Read 70.3 128
4.5 Write 15.1 44.3
7 Mixed 18.7 30.6
5.6 SusWrite 10.9 19.1
29.6% 28.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
2.1 4K Read 4.65 6.2
0.26 4K Write 1.51 2.8
0.5 4K Mixed 2.27 3.8
146% 2.81 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest USB (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
14GB free, PID 5597
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 4.6 12 11 11 12 12 MB/s
Read 93.8
Write 7
Mixed 31.8
SusWrite 10.5
35% 35.8 MB/s
4K Read 5.2
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 3.7
237% 3.87 MB/s
10GB free, PID 5597
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 11 19 19 19 20 19 MB/s
Read 60.5
Write 12
Mixed 27.8
SusWrite 17.9
33% 29.6 MB/s
4K Read 6.3
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 2
132% 3.17 MB/s
14GB free, PID 5597
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 4.7 7.4 9.9 7.8 9.5 9.7 MB/s
Read 38.3
Write 3.2
Mixed 19.6
SusWrite 8.1
19% 17.3 MB/s
4K Read 5.1
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 3.6
233% 3.8 MB/s
11GB free, PID 5597
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 6.4 9.3 9.2 8.8 10 8.2 MB/s
Read 36.7
Write 11
Mixed 19.7
SusWrite 8.6
22% 19 MB/s
4K Read 4.7
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 3.7
235% 3.7 MB/s
9GB free, PID 5597
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 8.9 8.8 9.6 9.5 9.3 9.2 MB/s
Read 35.9
Write 6
Mixed 22.9
SusWrite 9.2
21% 18.5 MB/s
4K Read 4.5
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.7
105% 2.37 MB/s
14GB free, PID 5597
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 6.1 8 8.8 9.4 8.6 8.7 MB/s
Read 34
Write 7
Mixed 16.3
SusWrite 8.3
18% 16.4 MB/s
4K Read 3.3
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 2.5
169% 2.63 MB/s
14GB free, PID 5597
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 8.7 12 12 11 12 12 MB/s
Read 35
Write 11.8
Mixed 12.7
SusWrite 11.1
20% 17.6 MB/s
4K Read 5
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 1.9
121% 2.67 MB/s
2GB free, PID 5597
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 6.9 7.1 7.2 7.3 7.1 6.8 MB/s
Read 37.2
Write 7
Mixed 9.2
SusWrite 7
16% 15.1 MB/s
4K Read 4.5
4K Write 0.9
4K Mixed 0.2
54% 1.87 MB/s
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