Average Bench: 11.3% (397th of 639)

Based on 1,770 user benchmarks.  Device: VID 090c PID 1000 Model: SMI USB DISK
Poor: 3%Average: 11.3% Great: 28%

Terrible average bench

The SMI USB DISK 16GB averaged 88.7% 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-64Thread Write Speed 12MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 8.9MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the SMI USB DISK 16GB is 24.4%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the SMI USB DISK 16GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Write Speed 11MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 12.7MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,770 samples)
Min Avg Max
10.1 Read 36.8 116
1.2 Write 11 31.8
4 Mixed 12.7 36
4.88 SusWrite 12.9 31.5
20.8% 18.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.58 4K Read 4.58 7.7
0 4K Write 0.67 1.32
0 4K Mixed 0.74 2.4
65.1% 2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
5.7 DQ Read 15.8 18.9
8.4 DQ Write 12 17.9
7.1 DQ Mixed 8.9 10.2
769% 12.2 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest USB (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
14GB free, PID 1000
Operating at USB 3.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 13 14 11 17 12 14 MB/s
Read 106
Write 12.2
Mixed 16
SusWrite 13.8
34% 37.1 MB/s
4K Read 5.5
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 1.8
119% 2.8 MB/s
2GB free, PID 1000
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 7.7 9.6 11 11 8.8 MB/s
Read 31.7
Write 15.7
Mixed 24
SusWrite 9.7
25% 20.3 MB/s
4K Read 3.3
4K Write 0.8
4K Mixed 1.2
80% 1.77 MB/s
15GB free, PID 1000
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 15 6.3 4.9 6.4 6.3 1.7 MB/s
Read 27.4
Write 10.7
Mixed 15.4
SusWrite 6.8
18% 15.1 MB/s
4K Read 3.4
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 1.6
101% 2 MB/s
15GB free, PID 1000
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 8.2 9.6 11 10 9.7 11 MB/s
Read 21.5
Write 3.2
Mixed 9.2
SusWrite 9.9
12% 11 MB/s
4K Read 7.2
4K Write 0
4K Mixed 0
27% 2.4 MB/s
15GB free, PID 1000
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 8.3 6.4 8 7.2 7.2 7.8 MB/s
Read 21.3
Write 5.3
Mixed 12
SusWrite 7.5
14% 11.5 MB/s
4K Read 6.6
4K Write 0
4K Mixed 0
24% 2.2 MB/s
1GB free, PID 1000
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 7.5 9.6 9.5 9.3 9.1 6.5 MB/s
Read 18.7
Write 8.2
Mixed 7
SusWrite 8.6
13% 10.6 MB/s
4K Read 3.2
4K Write 0
4K Mixed 0
12% 1.07 MB/s
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