Average Bench: 22.7% (168th of 615)

Based on 155 user benchmarks.  Device: VID 125f PID 312b Model: ADATA USB Flash Drive

The Adata Dashdrive Elite S102 Pro 64GB has proven to be a popular USB 3.0 flash drive. I did a full review of the 16GB version back in 2012 and little has changed since then. The S102 Pro still has the same robust form factor and reasonable performance profile. The 64GB S102 Pro has sequential read/write speeds of 105/50 MBps which is exactly in line with the indicated speeds on Adata's website. Peak small 4K file performance is currently measuring 7.84/1.49 MB/s which is well above average for a 64GB flash drive. At present our users have only submit four benchmark samples for this model, the peak 4K speeds are likely to drop as we accumulate more samples. The 64GB S102 Pro's performace is largely in line with its 32GB sibling and it bests its 16GB sibling by around 30%. Overall the 64GB S102 Pro Dashdrive Elite represents good value for money. [Feb '14 USBFlashPro]

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Very poor average bench

The Adata DashDrive Elite S102 Pro USB 3.0 64GB averaged 77.3% 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 0.8MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.67MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Adata DashDrive Elite S102 Pro USB 3.0 64GB is 33%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Adata DashDrive Elite S102 Pro USB 3.0 64GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Read Speed 77.8MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 4.75MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 155 samples)
Min Avg Max
27.1 Read 77.8 186
6.68 Write 35.9 91.4
6.22 Mixed 37.4 90
56.4% 50.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
2.21 4K Read 4.75 7.36
0.14 4K Write 0.8 1.46
0.04 4K Mixed 0.67 1.18
67.8% 2.08 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest USB (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
56GB free, PID 312b
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Read 194
Write 55.6
Mixed 29.2
88% 93 MB/s
4K Read 1.72
4K Write 0.26
4K Mixed 0.05
17% 0.68 MB/s
10GB free, PID 312b
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
Read 35.6
Write 29.8
Mixed 17.1
33% 27.5 MB/s
4K Read 2.35
4K Write 0.37
4K Mixed 0.31
32% 1.01 MB/s
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Good

9 days ago.

59 meg second


Excellent

11 months ago.

VERY good read and write speed with regards to its price and guarantee i benched it with HDD TUNE PRO


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