KingstonDTSE9H/16GB
LexarLJDP10-16GCRBEU

Release date: Q4 2011.

Release date: Q2 2013.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 787 user samples
758 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 8% 3GB free, PID 1689 @USB 2.0
Worst Bench: 4% 0GB free, PID 1689 @USB 2.0
Poor: 4% Great: 8%
SPEED RANK: 562nd / 639
29 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 61% 15GB free, PID a836 @USB 3.0
Worst Bench: 9% 9GB free, PID a836 @USB 2.1
Poor: 9% Great: 61%
SPEED RANK: 71st / 639
Effective Speed
Effective USB Speed
5.46 % 32.2 % Hugely faster effective speed.
+489%
Read
Peak Sequential Read Speed
16.9 MB/s 219 MB/s Insanely faster peak read speed.
+1,194%
Write
Peak Sequential Write Speed
5.56 MB/s 161 MB/s Insanely faster peak write speed.
+2,797%
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
2.23 MB/s 18 MB/s Hugely faster peak random read.
+708%
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
0.4 MB/s 1.4 MB/s Hugely faster peak random write.
+250%
Value
Value For Money
7.97 % Better value.
+26%
6.35 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
58 % 58 %
Price
Price (score)
$6 Hugely cheaper.
+86%
$44
Age
Newest
83 Months 66 Months More recent.
+20%
Capacity
Capacity
16GB 16GB
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USB 2.0 is old tech, so in terms of performance this drive is less than half as fast as its USB 3.0 counterparts. Interestingly the 4K write speed is reasonable at 0.4 MBps. If you plan to move a lot of data to and from the drive you will be much better off with one of the faster USB 3.0 drives. That said, the SE9 has a beautiful form factor and is both rock solid and relatively light making it ideal for use on a keyring. [Nov '12 USBFlashPro]

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The 16GB Jumpdrive P10 decimates the existing sequential write speed records. With a sequential write speed of 161 MB/s the P10 is 52% faster than the current record of 106 MB/s which is held by Lexar's previous flagship USB 3.0 Jumpdrive Triton. As yet the P10 is still relatively new but Lexar have an excellent track record for reliability and the P10 is likely to fare well amongst the competition. Within the 16 GB category the P10 is currently the worlds fastest flash drive. That said, if your use case involves a lot of small file operations (most don't), then there are better alternatives available. [Aug '13 USBFlashPro]

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USB Flash Drive Rankings (Price vs Performance) November 2018 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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  • Best value for money - Value for money is based on real world performance.
  • Fastest real world speed - Real World Speed measures performance for typical consumers.
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