Average Bench: 86.3% (5th of 639)

Based on 53 user benchmarks.  Device: VID 0bc2 PID a013 Model: Seagate USB
Poor: 14%Average: 86.3% Great: 156%

Very good average bench

The Seagate USB 120GB averaged just 13.7% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Seagate USB 120GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 25.5MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 15.1MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate USB 120GB is 142%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Seagate USB 120GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Read Speed 137MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 10.9MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 53 samples)
Min Avg Max
21.9 Read 137 250
19.5 Write 112 234
14.2 Mixed 108 225
16.9 SusWrite 98.8 207
151% 114 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.3 4K Read 10.9 19
0.86 4K Write 14.3 25.9
0.27 4K Mixed 9.04 21.3
833% 11.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
8.81 DQ Read 16.4 22.2
11.7 DQ Write 25.5 39.3
3.93 DQ Mixed 15.1 26.7
1,441% 19 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest USB (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
112GB free, PID a013
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 195 175 204 199 206 209 MB/s
Read 224
Write 209
Mixed 200
SusWrite 198
282% 208 MB/s
4K Read 19.1
4K Write 25
4K Mixed 8.7
1,217% 17.6 MB/s
DQ Read 20.2
DQ Write 37.5
DQ Mixed 11.2
1,731% 23 MB/s
108GB free, PID a013
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 93 95 93 69 59 76 MB/s
Read 170
Write 112
Mixed 126
SusWrite 80.9
156% 122 MB/s
4K Read 11.4
4K Write 21.2
4K Mixed 15.4
1,287% 16 MB/s
DQ Read 14.9
DQ Write 15.7
DQ Mixed 15.6
1,120% 15.4 MB/s
6GB free, PID a013
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 27 26 26 26 26 26 MB/s
Read 30.3
Write 25.5
Mixed 27
SusWrite 26.2
37% 27.2 MB/s
4K Read 8.5
4K Write 11.2
4K Mixed 10
753% 9.9 MB/s
DQ Read 10.7
DQ Write 12.8
DQ Mixed 11
849% 11.5 MB/s
10GB free, PID a013
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 29 28 30 29 30 31 MB/s
Read 27.2
Write 28.3
Mixed 19.8
SusWrite 29.5
36% 26.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.7
76% 0.87 MB/s
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