Average Bench: 16.1% (285th of 634)

Based on 355 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]


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.


Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 0.56MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 5.08MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Adata DashDrive UV150 USB 3.0 32GB is 22.5%. 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.


Avg. Sequential Write Speed 18.9MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 21.5MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 355 samples)
Min Avg Max
26.1 Read 62.4 125
6.4 Write 18.9 46.6
4.88 Mixed 21.5 60.4
35.4% 34.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
2.45 4K Read 5.08 8.33
0.02 4K Write 0.56 1.18
0.02 4K Mixed 0.47 1.06
53.8% 2.04 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 122
Write 43.4
Mixed 69.4
87% 78.4 MB/s
4K Read 4.2
4K Write 1.01
4K Mixed 0.8
77% 2 MB/s
12GB free, PID dc1a
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Read 62.4
Write 9.21
Mixed 10.1
24% 27.3 MB/s
4K Read 7.56
4K Write 0.3
4K Mixed 0.3
48% 2.72 MB/s
14GB free, PID dc1a
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Read 42.5
Write 20.3
Mixed 7.92
24% 23.6 MB/s
4K Read 7.14
4K Write 0.26
4K Mixed 0.01
36% 2.47 MB/s
5GB free, PID dc1a
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
Read 28
Write 22.7
Mixed 5
21% 18.6 MB/s
4K Read 2.54
4K Write 0.53
4K Mixed 0.45
43% 1.17 MB/s
26GB free, PID dc1a
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
Read 35.5
Write 4.01
Mixed 14.7
18% 18 MB/s
4K Read 7.57
4K Write 0.12
4K Mixed 0.06
34% 2.58 MB/s
355 MORE »


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Typical DashDrive UV150 USB 3.0 32GB Builds (Compare 4,597 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Desktop 59%
Workstation 33%
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Motherboard: Dell OptiPlex 7010

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 91% - Outstanding Total price: $243

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