Average Bench: 10.1% (408th of 632)

Based on 53 user benchmarks.  Device: VID 125f PID dc1a Model: ADATA USB Flash Drive

Terrible average bench

The Adata DashDrive UV150 USB 3.0 8GB averaged 89.8% 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 Read Speed 5.43MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 0.3MB/s

Excellent consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Adata DashDrive UV150 USB 3.0 8GB is just 9.81%. This is an extremely narrow range which indicates that the Adata DashDrive UV150 USB 3.0 8GB performs superbly consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Write Speed 10.3MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 11.8MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 53 samples)
Min Avg Max
20.9 Read 39.2 96.5
4.71 Write 10.3 15.3
2.01 Mixed 11.8 22
20.5% 20.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.48 4K Read 5.43 9.52
0.04 4K Write 0.3 0.67
0.01 4K Mixed 0.22 0.57
37.8% 1.98 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest USB (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
4GB free, PID dc1a
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Read 38.2
Write 13.6
Mixed 16.5
24% 22.8 MB/s
4K Read 8.87
4K Write 0.21
4K Mixed 0.23
48% 3.1 MB/s
5GB free, PID dc1a
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Read 43.7
Write 10
Mixed 13.6
22% 22.4 MB/s
4K Read 8.83
4K Write 0.18
4K Mixed 0.01
40% 3.01 MB/s
3GB free, PID dc1a
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Read 36.4
Write 8.58
Mixed 7.81
17% 17.6 MB/s
4K Read 5.58
4K Write 0.45
4K Mixed 0.38
49% 2.14 MB/s
1GB free, PID dc1a
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
Read 27.6
Write 12.8
Mixed 13.3
20% 17.9 MB/s
4K Read 3.05
4K Write 0.75
4K Mixed 0.23
44% 1.34 MB/s
3GB free, PID dc1a
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
Read 29.2
Write 8.35
Mixed 9.06
16% 15.5 MB/s
4K Read 3.95
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 0.5
52% 1.68 MB/s
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Typical DashDrive UV150 USB 3.0 8GB Builds (Compare 852 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 11%
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Desktop 43%
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Workstation 27%
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Motherboard: Asrock N68C-GS FX

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 77% - Very good Total price: $82

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