AdataAUV128-32G-RBE
AdataAS102P-32G-RGY

Release date: Q1 2013.

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Release date: Q1 2011.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 2,116 user samples
1,119 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 30% 25GB free, PID db8a @USB 3.0
Worst Bench: 8% 25GB free, PID db8a @USB 3.0
Poor: 8% Great: 30%
SPEED RANK: 278th / 639
997 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 30% 25GB free, PID 312b @USB 3.2
Worst Bench: 9% 24GB free, PID 312b @USB 2.1
Poor: 9% Great: 30%
SPEED RANK: 212th / 639
Effective Speed
Effective USB Speed
16.5 % 19.9 % Faster effective speed.
+21%
Read
Peak Sequential Read Speed
120 MB/s 125 MB/s +4%
Write
Peak Sequential Write Speed
50.1 MB/s +4% 48 MB/s
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
7.41 MB/s 8.91 MB/s Faster peak random read.
+20%
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
1.4 MB/s Much faster peak random write.
+40%
1 MB/s
Value
Value For Money
36 % 43.7 % Better value.
+21%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
64 % More popular.
+19%
54 %
Price
Price (score)
$6 $6
Age
Newest
77 Months More recent.
+25%
103 Months
Capacity
Capacity
32GB 32GB
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The new Adata Dashdrive UV128 has a performance profile that closely matches its older, and recently rebranded, Dashdrive Elite S102 Pro sibling. Comparing the two shows that the drives are nearly identical except for form factor. Personally I prefer a retractable form factor as USB caps are easily lost. Overall in terms of performance the Dashdrive UV128 is slightly above average and in terms of value for money it is also reasonable. [Jul '13 USBFlashPro]

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The Adata Dashdrive Elite S102 Pro 32GB has proven to be a popular USB 3.0 flash drive. I did a full review of the 16GB version back in August 2012 and little has changed aside from the re-branding to Dashdrive Elite. The S102 Pro still has the same robust form factor and reasonable performance profile. With Sequential read/write speeds in the region of 110/37 MBps the 32GB version bests its smaller 16GB sibling by around 30% in terms of sequential performance. This performance improvement when jumping between capacities of the same drive is common amongst flash based drives. It stems from the increased parallelization potential on larger capacity drives. Small 4K file read/write performance clocks in at 13/0.4 MB/s which is above average for a 32GB flash drive. Overall the S102 Dashdrive Elite represents reasonable value for money. [Feb '14 USBFlashPro]

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USB Flash Drive Rankings (Price vs Performance) August 2019 USB Rankings.

We highlight the best USB flash drive in terms of balanced performance and value for money using current prices, sequential read, sequential write , 4k read and 4k write speed. The speeds are combined to form a single effective speed which measures performance for tasks such as copying photos, music and videos. Effective speed is adjusted by current price and capacity to yield value for money. Finally thousands of individual user ratings are used to validate our benchmark figures. [USBFlashPro]

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