Average Bench: 47.9% (22nd of 639)

Based on 40 user benchmarks.  Device: VID 0411 PID 01f7 Model: BUFFALO HD-LXU3
Poor: 11%Average: 47.9% Great: 72%

Below average average bench

The BUFFALO HD-LXU3 1TB averaged 52.0% 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. Sequential Write Speed 116MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.64MB/s

Poor consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the BUFFALO HD-LXU3 1TB is 61.2%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the BUFFALO HD-LXU3 1TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.73MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.32MB/s
ADVERTISEMENT

Average Bench

(Based on 40 samples)
Min Avg Max
1.05 Read 118 185
0.97 Write 116 189
0.99 Mixed 71.3 147
16.1 SusWrite 101 164
135% 102 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.03 4K Read 0.73 1.11
0.09 4K Write 1.64 2.2
0.03 4K Mixed 0.32 1
69.4% 0.9 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest USB (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
432GB free, PID 01f7
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 160 165 166 166 164 166 MB/s
Read 174
Write 128
Mixed 86
SusWrite 164
181% 138 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.9
102% 1.23 MB/s
319GB free, PID 01f7
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 133 132 140 143 143 142 MB/s
Read 127
Write 143
Mixed 38.5
SusWrite 139
150% 112 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.7
91% 1.1 MB/s
35GB free, PID 01f7
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 111 109 111 112 113 112 MB/s
Read 154
Write 111
Mixed 80.5
SusWrite 112
147% 114 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 1
108% 1.3 MB/s
248GB free, PID 01f7
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 135 131 132 132 135 137 MB/s
Read 111
Write 110
Mixed 34.7
SusWrite 134
130% 97.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.5
81% 1 MB/s
518GB free, PID 01f7
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 41 41 41 39 40 40 MB/s
Read 35.2
Write 34.1
Mixed 31.6
SusWrite 40.2
48% 35.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.5
88% 1.07 MB/s
136GB free, PID 01f7
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 17 15 16 16 17 15 MB/s
Read 25.3
Write 18.7
Mixed 19.2
SusWrite 16.1
26% 19.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.8
71% 0.97 MB/s
40 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) December 2018 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 $370Nvidia GTX 1070 $330Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $63
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $150Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $210Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $90
Intel Core i5-8600K $243Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti $770Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $163
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $44Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $125SanDisk Extreme 64GB $72
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $85G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $830SanDisk Extreme 32GB $48
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $44Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $130SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
Today's hottest deals
User Guide  •  About  •  FAQs  •  Email  •  Privacy  •  Developer Feedback