Average Bench: 17.2% - 230th / 613

Based on 386 user benchmarks.  Device: VID 125f PID db8a Model: ADATA USB Flash Drive

The new Adata Dashdrive UV128 has a performance profile that closely matches its older, and recently rebranded, Dashdrive Elite S102 Pro sibling. Comparing the two shows that the drives are nearly identical except for form factor. Personally I prefer a retractable form factor as USB caps are easily lost. Overall in terms of performance the Dashdrive UV128 is slightly above average and in terms of value for money it is also reasonable. [Jul '13 USBFlashPro]


Terrible average bench

The Adata DashDrive UV128 USB 3.0 32GB averaged 82.7% 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.


Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 0.68MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.54MB/s
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Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Adata DashDrive UV128 USB 3.0 32GB is 24.9%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Adata DashDrive UV128 USB 3.0 32GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. Sequential Write Speed 21MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 25.9MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 386 samples)
Min Avg Max
26.2 Read 64.8 125
5.85 Write 21 55.2
6.48 Mixed 25.9 71.4
39.4% 37.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
2.49 4K Read 4.89 8.01
0.03 4K Write 0.68 1.33
0.04 4K Mixed 0.54 1.05
59.6% 2.04 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest USB (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
28GB free, PID db8a
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Read 116
Write 12.3
Mixed 32.7
50% 53.8 MB/s
4K Read 5.68
4K Write 1.31
4K Mixed 0.77
92% 2.59 MB/s
28GB free, PID db8a
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Read 96.5
Write 13.8
Mixed 29.9
45% 46.7 MB/s
4K Read 3.55
4K Write 0.78
4K Mixed 0.83
68% 1.72 MB/s
26GB free, PID db8a
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
Read 38.2
Write 27.2
Mixed 27.5
38% 31 MB/s
4K Read 4.84
4K Write 1.03
4K Mixed 0.82
81% 2.23 MB/s
27GB free, PID db8a
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
Read 36.9
Write 27.6
Mixed 29
38% 31.2 MB/s
4K Read 4.65
4K Write 0.86
4K Mixed 0.72
71% 2.08 MB/s
19GB free, PID db8a
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
Read 30.1
Write 13.1
Mixed 9.32
19% 17.5 MB/s
4K Read 3.13
4K Write 0.45
4K Mixed 0.37
40% 1.32 MB/s


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Real performances are far lower. Also unreliable. After few months gets installed as an "unknown device"


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