Average Bench: 43% (29th of 618)

Based on 4 user benchmarks.  Device: VID 19b9 PID 4d49 Model: Drobo Mini

Below average average bench

The Drobo Mini 4.5TB averaged 57.0% 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 4.47MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 75.9MB/s

Unknown consistency

There are too few samples to reasonably determine how consistently this USB perfroms. This result should be interpreted with caution.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.7MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.41MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 4 samples)
Min Avg Max
29.9 Read 86.3 190
31 Write 75.9 162
26.2 Mixed 44.8 66
83.7% 69 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.43 4K Read 0.7 1.03
4 4K Write 4.47 4.96
0.13 4K Mixed 0.41 0.77
169% 1.86 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest USB (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
2TB free, PID 4d49
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Read 190
Write 162
Mixed 59.2
160% 137 MB/s
4K Read 1.03
4K Write 4.32
4K Mixed 0.13
155% 1.83 MB/s
3.5TB free, PID 4d49
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Read 94
Write 75.1
Mixed 66
96% 78.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.86
4K Write 4.96
4K Mixed 0.77
198% 2.2 MB/s
3TB free, PID 4d49
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
Read 29.9
Write 31
Mixed 27.8
38% 29.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.43
4K Write 4.61
4K Mixed 0.3
168% 1.78 MB/s
3TB free, PID 4d49
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
Read 31.6
Write 35.9
Mixed 26.2
40% 31.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.49
4K Write 4
4K Mixed 0.45
153% 1.65 MB/s
Typical Mini 4.5TB Builds (Compare 38 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Desktop 32%
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Workstation 21%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Asus CROSSHAIR

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 30% - Below average Total price: $120

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