AdataAS102P-32G-RGY
KingstonDTR30G2/32GB
Real World Speed
Performance profile from 1,289 user samples
682 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 31% 29GB free, PID 312b @USB 3.0
Worst Bench: 8% 6GB free, PID 312b @USB 2.1
Poor: 8% Great: 31%
SPEED RANK: 216th / 639
607 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 36% 20GB free, PID 16a2 @USB 3.0
Worst Bench: 10% 14GB free, PID 16a2 @USB 2.1
Poor: 10% Great: 36%
SPEED RANK: 166th / 639
Effective Speed
Effective USB Speed
34.6 % 39 % Slightly faster effective speed.
+13%
Read
Peak Sequential Read Speed
127 MB/s 149 MB/s Faster peak read speed.
+17%
Write
Peak Sequential Write Speed
50.1 MB/s Slightly faster peak write speed.
+10%
45.6 MB/s
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
9.38 MB/s 16.4 MB/s Much faster peak random read.
+75%
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
1 MB/s 1.17 MB/s Faster peak random write.
+17%
Value
Value For Money
51.2 % Much better value.
+68%
30.5 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
54 % 61 % Slightly more popular.
+13%
Price
Price (score)
$12 Much cheaper.
+47%
$22
Age
Newest
88 Months 49 Months Much more recent.
+44%
Capacity
Capacity
32GB 32GB
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The Adata Dashdrive Elite S102 Pro 32GB has proven to be a popular USB 3.0 flash drive. I did a full review of the 16GB version back in August 2012 and little has changed aside from the re-branding to Dashdrive Elite. The S102 Pro still has the same robust form factor and reasonable performance profile. With Sequential read/write speeds in the region of 110/37 MBps the 32GB version bests its smaller 16GB sibling by around 30% in terms of sequential performance. This performance improvement when jumping between capacities of the same drive is common amongst flash based drives. It stems from the increased parallelization potential on larger capacity drives. Small 4K file read/write performance clocks in at 13/0.4 MB/s which is above average for a 32GB flash drive. Overall the S102 Dashdrive Elite represents reasonable value for money. [Feb '14 USBFlashPro]

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The Kingston DataTraveler Rubber G2 has a robust (water/shock resistant) form factor and an above average performance profile for a 32GB flash drive. Comparing the performance of the G2 and G1 shows that peak speeds are largely unchanged but average user speeds are significantly faster on the newer G2. We only have three samples of the 32GB G2 at present so we can't form a strong opinion yet. In terms of pricing the G2 is reasonable and is thus currently ranked 8th/27 in the 32GB group test. We will update this review when we have more performance samples.  [Jul '14 USBFlashPro]

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USB Flash Drive Rankings (Price vs Performance) May 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]

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  • Best value for money - Value for money is based on real world performance, price and capacity.
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