Average Bench: 31.4% (84th of 639)

Based on 181 user benchmarks.  Device: VID 174c PID 55aa Model: ST310005 28AS
Poor: 13%Average: 31.4% Great: 46%

Poor average bench

The ST310005 28AS 1TB averaged 68.5% 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.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.36MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 74.5MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the ST310005 28AS 1TB is 32.9%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the ST310005 28AS 1TB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.69MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 75.2MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 181 samples)
Min Avg Max
27.2 Read 75.2 119
24.3 Write 73.9 117
12.3 Mixed 53.9 96.4
19.3 SusWrite 74.5 117
93.8% 69.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.37 4K Read 0.69 0.9
0.99 4K Write 1.36 1.7
0.26 4K Mixed 0.61 1
69.8% 0.89 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest USB (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
405GB free, PID 55aa
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 105 102 101 100 99 101 MB/s
Read 112
Write 108
Mixed 70.5
SusWrite 101
131% 98.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 1.1
98% 1.2 MB/s
385GB free, PID 55aa
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 103 102 103 102 103 103 MB/s
Read 105
Write 102
Mixed 73.2
SusWrite 103
129% 95.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.9
85% 1.07 MB/s
298GB free, PID 55aa
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 110 111 111 112 110 110 MB/s
Read 86.3
Write 85.5
Mixed 64.2
SusWrite 111
119% 86.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.9
88% 1.1 MB/s
39GB free, PID 55aa
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 76 75 75 72 65 67 MB/s
Read 84.7
Write 83
Mixed 63.7
SusWrite 71.7
102% 75.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 1
88% 1.1 MB/s
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