Average Bench: 51.9% (15th of 622)

Based on 24 user benchmarks.  Device: VID 0411 PID 01f7 Model: BUFFALO HD-LXU3

Average average bench

The BUFFALO HD-LXU3 1TB averaged 48.1% 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 128MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.69MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the BUFFALO HD-LXU3 1TB is 58.3%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the BUFFALO HD-LXU3 1TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.76MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.26MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 24 samples)
Min Avg Max
24 Read 129 185
18.9 Write 128 189
13.9 Mixed 82 147
141% 113 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.22 4K Read 0.76 1.11
1.06 4K Write 1.69 2.2
0.17 4K Mixed 0.26 0.49
69.2% 0.9 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest USB (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
880GB free, PID 01f7
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Read 182
Write 184
Mixed 108
196% 158 MB/s
4K Read 0.74
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.2
81% 1.01 MB/s
877GB free, PID 01f7
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Read 185
Write 178
Mixed 106
193% 156 MB/s
4K Read 0.78
4K Write 2.06
4K Mixed 0.2
80% 1.01 MB/s
212GB free, PID 01f7
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Read 157
Write 156
Mixed 108
176% 140 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.73
4K Mixed 0.38
75% 1 MB/s
197GB free, PID 01f7
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Read 138
Write 124
Mixed 107
154% 123 MB/s
4K Read 0.61
4K Write 1.84
4K Mixed 0.22
72% 0.89 MB/s
39GB free, PID 01f7
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Read 44.9
Write 58.5
Mixed 14.8
49% 39.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.62
4K Write 1.76
4K Mixed 0.17
68% 0.85 MB/s
86GB free, PID 01f7
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
Read 31.3
Write 24.3
Mixed 26.8
34% 27.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.67
4K Write 1.81
4K Mixed 0.31
75% 0.93 MB/s
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Gaming 15%
Desktop 62%
Workstation 35%
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System: HP EliteDesk 800 G1 SFF

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 83% - Excellent Total price: $321

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