Average Bench: 53.4% (16th of 622)

Based on 9 user benchmarks.  Device: VID 19b9 PID 4d49 Model: Drobo Mini

Average average bench

The Drobo Mini 4.5TB averaged 46.5% 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 4.49MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 108MB/s

Poor consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Drobo Mini 4.5TB is 64.7%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Drobo Mini 4.5TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.8MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 109MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 9 samples)
Min Avg Max
28.1 Read 109 190
26.3 Write 108 220
24.1 Mixed 82.4 149
126% 100 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.43 4K Read 0.8 1.04
4 4K Write 4.49 4.96
0.13 4K Mixed 0.87 1.99
185% 2.05 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest USB (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
3.5TB free, PID 4d49
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Read 175
Write 220
Mixed 114
218% 170 MB/s
4K Read 0.95
4K Write 4.9
4K Mixed 1.99
238% 2.61 MB/s
2TB free, PID 4d49
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Read 185
Write 189
Mixed 102
196% 158 MB/s
4K Read 2.34
4K Write 4.42
4K Mixed 1.19
199% 2.65 MB/s
3.5TB free, PID 4d49
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Read 163
Write 204
Mixed 149
225% 172 MB/s
4K Read 0.99
4K Write 4.11
4K Mixed 0.61
164% 1.9 MB/s
3.5TB free, PID 4d49
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Read 165
Write 191
Mixed 137
212% 164 MB/s
4K Read 1.04
4K Write 4.56
4K Mixed 1.7
217% 2.44 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
3.5TB free, PID 4d49
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Read 107
Write 29.4
Mixed 139
114% 91.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.88
4K Write 4.41
4K Mixed 1.37
200% 2.22 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
2.5TB free, PID 4d49
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
Read 28.1
Write 26.3
Mixed 24.1
33% 26.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.51
4K Write 4.57
4K Mixed 0.52
175% 1.86 MB/s
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Motherboard: Asus P8Z77-V PRO/THUNDERBOLT

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 86% - Excellent Total price: $700

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