KingstonDTR30G2/32GB
AdataAUV128-32G-RBE
Real World Speed
Performance profile from 3,346 user samples
1,132 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 42% 29GB free, PID 16a2 @USB 3.0
Worst Bench: 10% 24GB free, PID 16a2 @USB 2.1
Poor: 10% Great: 42%
SPEED RANK: 164th / 639
2,214 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 36% 24GB free, PID db8a @USB 3.2
Worst Bench: 8% 29GB free, PID db8a @USB 3.0
Poor: 8% Great: 36%
SPEED RANK: 214th / 639
Effective Speed
Effective USB Speed
24.7 % Faster effective speed.
+23%
20.1 %
Read
Peak Sequential Read Speed
142 MB/s 143 MB/s +1%
Write
Peak Sequential Write Speed
67 MB/s Much faster peak write speed.
+34%
50.1 MB/s
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
16 MB/s Much faster peak random read.
+43%
11.2 MB/s
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
0.9 MB/s 2.7 MB/s Hugely faster peak random write.
+200%
Value
Value For Money
10.8 % 48 % Hugely better value.
+344%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
53 % 54 % +2%
Price
Price (score)
$30 $5 Hugely cheaper.
+82%
Age
Newest
88 Months More recent.
+13%
101 Months
Capacity
Capacity
32GB 32GB
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The Kingston DataTraveler Rubber G2 has a robust (water/shock resistant) form factor and an above average performance profile for a 32GB flash drive. Comparing the performance of the G2 and G1 shows that peak speeds are largely unchanged but average user speeds are significantly faster on the newer G2. We only have three samples of the 32GB G2 at present so we can't form a strong opinion yet. In terms of pricing the G2 is reasonable and is thus currently ranked 8th/27 in the 32GB group test. We will update this review when we have more performance samples.  [Jul '14 USBFlashPro]

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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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USB Flash Drive Rankings (Price vs Performance) August 2021 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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