Average Bench: 16.1% (295th of 639)

Based on 401 user benchmarks.  Device: VID 125f PID dc1a Model: ADATA USB Flash Drive

The 32GB DashDrive UV150 has an average performance profile for a 32GB USB 3.0 flash drive. With sequential read/write speeds of 108/34 MBps the DashDrive favours reading over writing and lands somewhere near the middle of the pack for overall sequential performance. Small file performance is much better with peak 4k read/write speeds of 7.4/1.15 MBps. The 32GB DashDrive UV150 doesn't break any records but puts in an above average performance at an average price. The UV150 isn't a bad drive but despite this, there are far better value for money USB 3.0 drives available in the group test[Feb '14 USBFlashPro]

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Terrible average bench

The Adata DashDrive UV150 USB 3.0 32GB averaged 83.9% 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 0.56MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 5.04MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Adata DashDrive UV150 USB 3.0 32GB is 22.9%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Adata DashDrive UV150 USB 3.0 32GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Write Speed 18.6MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 21.4MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 401 samples)
Min Avg Max
25.7 Read 62.7 124
5.22 Write 18.6 46
4.6 Mixed 21.4 60.3
35.2% 34.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
2.34 4K Read 5.04 8.4
0.02 4K Write 0.56 1.2
0.03 4K Mixed 0.47 1.06
53.9% 2.03 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest USB (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
29GB free, PID dc1a
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Read 129
Write 30.2
Mixed 30.3
61% 63.3 MB/s
4K Read 8.93
4K Write 0.006
4K Mixed 0.25
42% 3.06 MB/s
27GB free, PID dc1a
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Read 82.2
Write 9.55
Mixed 29.4
39% 40.4 MB/s
4K Read 6.71
4K Write 0.56
4K Mixed 1.1
81% 2.79 MB/s
7GB free, PID dc1a
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Read 75.3
Write 10.6
Mixed 21.1
34% 35.7 MB/s
4K Read 3.6
4K Write 0.58
4K Mixed 0.54
51% 1.57 MB/s
26GB free, PID dc1a
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
Read 32.2
Write 14.7
Mixed 10
20% 19 MB/s
4K Read 3.39
4K Write 0.68
4K Mixed 0.54
54% 1.54 MB/s
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 Prices

Approx. $39 @ launch in May '13
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Typical DashDrive UV150 USB 3.0 32GB Builds (Compare 5,892 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 58%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 33%
Sail boat

Motherboard: Dell OptiPlex 7010

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 84% - Excellent Total price: $275

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 Comments

Your USB 3.0 Passport to Data Mobility...

Added 4 years ago.

Poor

14 months ago.

Write max 18 Mb/s Read max 40 Mb/s


Above average

4 years ago.


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