Average Bench: 41.8% (31st of 622)

Based on 18 user benchmarks.  Device: VID 174c PID 55aa Model: asmedia ASM1053

Below average average bench

The asmedia ASM1053 2TB averaged 58.2% 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. Sequential Write Speed 103MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.59MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the asmedia ASM1053 2TB is 40.6%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the asmedia ASM1053 2TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.72MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.27MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 18 samples)
Min Avg Max
31.9 Read 97.5 168
27.8 Write 103 180
20.7 Mixed 86.8 145
124% 95.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.42 4K Read 0.72 0.93
0.89 4K Write 1.59 2.4
0.2 4K Mixed 0.27 0.39
65.9% 0.86 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest USB (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
381GB free, PID 55aa
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Read 105
Write 180
Mixed 118
184% 135 MB/s
4K Read 0.63
4K Write 0.91
4K Mixed 0.24
42% 0.59 MB/s
836GB free, PID 55aa
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Read 116
Write 111
Mixed 79
128% 102 MB/s
4K Read 0.78
4K Write 1.68
4K Mixed 0.22
68% 0.89 MB/s
65GB free, PID 55aa
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Read 83.7
Write 118
Mixed 145
159% 115 MB/s
4K Read 0.77
4K Write 1.05
4K Mixed 0.29
48% 0.7 MB/s
113GB free, PID 55aa
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Read 77.5
Write 92.3
Mixed 66.4
102% 78.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.73
4K Write 2.05
4K Mixed 0.23
80% 1 MB/s
1TB free, PID 55aa
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
Read 31.9
Write 27.8
Mixed 28.3
37% 29.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.79
4K Write 2.04
4K Mixed 0.27
82% 1.03 MB/s
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Gaming 55%
Desktop 54%
Workstation 40%
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Motherboard: Asrock 990FX Extreme3 - $112

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 72% - Very good Total price: $697

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