Average Bench: 156% (1st of 639)

Based on 26 user benchmarks.  Devices: VID 174c PID 55aa, Model: Mushkin Ventura Ultra

Outstanding average bench

The Mushkin Ventura Ultra USB 3.0 240GB averaged 55.7% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Mushkin Ventura Ultra USB 3.0 240GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 56.3MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 35.1MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Mushkin Ventura Ultra USB 3.0 240GB is 224%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Mushkin Ventura Ultra USB 3.0 240GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Read Speed 138MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 110MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 26 samples)
Min Avg Max
19.4 Read 138 211
19.2 Write 110 155
19.2 Mixed 110 174
149% 120 MB/s
Min Avg Max
5.37 4K Read 16 22.6
6.31 4K Write 35.1 66.3
3.87 4K Mixed 8.52 11.4
1,543% 19.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
10.7 DQ Read 27 116
15.1 DQ Write 56.3 129
5.69 DQ Mixed 11.2 36.1
2,394% 31.5 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest USB (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
119GB free, PID 55aa
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Read 208
Write 119
Mixed 115
171% 147 MB/s
4K Read 20.6
4K Write 61.1
4K Mixed 9.24
2,471% 30.3 MB/s
DQ Read 23.3
DQ Write 72.3
DQ Mixed 9.2
2,858% 34.9 MB/s
79GB free, PID 55aa
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Read 163
Write 123
Mixed 120
166% 136 MB/s
4K Read 22.4
4K Write 62.2
4K Mixed 10.3
2,546% 31.6 MB/s
DQ Read 23.5
DQ Write 76.3
DQ Mixed 8.98
2,990% 36.3 MB/s
155GB free, PID 55aa
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Read 190
Write 155
Mixed 173
217% 172 MB/s
4K Read 17.7
4K Write 25.9
4K Mixed 9.92
1,284% 17.8 MB/s
DQ Read 19.2
DQ Write 29.2
DQ Mixed 9.94
1,402% 19.4 MB/s
151GB free, PID 55aa
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Read 192
Write 122
Mixed 114
169% 143 MB/s
4K Read 14.9
4K Write 24
4K Mixed 8.54
1,161% 15.8 MB/s
DQ Read 18.6
DQ Write 34.6
DQ Mixed 9.14
1,558% 20.8 MB/s
98GB free, PID 55aa
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
Read 44.8
Write 41.8
Mixed 43.5
56% 43.3 MB/s
4K Read 10.3
4K Write 15.5
4K Mixed 6.22
776% 10.6 MB/s
DQ Read 11.7
DQ Write 17.3
DQ Mixed 6.12
840% 11.7 MB/s
223GB free, PID 55aa
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
Read 40.1
Write 38.6
Mixed 39.5
51% 39.4 MB/s
4K Read 10.5
4K Write 14.6
4K Mixed 6.53
758% 10.6 MB/s
DQ Read 10.7
DQ Write 15.1
DQ Mixed 6.43
773% 10.7 MB/s
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Typical Ventura Ultra USB 3.0 240GB Builds (Compare 1,383 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Desktop
Desktop 64%
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Workstation
Workstation 41%
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Motherboard: Dell Precision T1700

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 75% - Very good Total price: $308

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