Average Bench: 59.2% (16th of 639)

Based on 7 user benchmarks.  Device: VID 4971 PID 8034 Model: G-DRIVE USB
Poor: 46%Average: 59.2% Great: 72%

Average average bench

The G-DRIVE USB 8TB averaged 40.8% 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. Sequential Write Speed 157MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 131MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the G-DRIVE USB 8TB is 25.8%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the G-DRIVE USB 8TB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 1.04MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.81MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 7 samples)
Min Avg Max
107 Read 154 199
116 Write 157 204
52 Mixed 87.4 155
106 SusWrite 131 146
176% 132 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.9 4K Read 1.04 1.1
1.1 4K Write 1.74 3
0.41 4K Mixed 0.81 1.1
90.8% 1.2 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest USB (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
530GB free, PID 8034
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 122 155 149 145 149 146 MB/s
Read 144
Write 141
Mixed 75.3
SusWrite 144
169% 126 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 3
4K Mixed 1
140% 1.67 MB/s
1.5TB free, PID 8034
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 133 142 139 142 139 130 MB/s
Read 129
Write 138
Mixed 70.8
SusWrite 138
161% 119 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 3
4K Mixed 0.8
133% 1.57 MB/s
2.5TB free, PID 8034
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 153 136 142 145 149 151 MB/s
Read 148
Write 150
Mixed 71.7
SusWrite 146
172% 129 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 1.1
78% 1.07 MB/s
2.5TB free, PID 8034
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 139 142 143 133 145 146 MB/s
Read 150
Write 156
Mixed 60.5
SusWrite 141
169% 127 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 1.1
83% 1.17 MB/s
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