Average Bench: 14.6% (350th of 639)

Based on 2,053 user benchmarks.  Device: VID null PID null Model: SMI USB DISK
Poor: 4%Average: 14.6% Great: 33%

Terrible average bench

The SMI USB DISK 32GB averaged 85.3% 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.


Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 1.17MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 0.69MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the SMI USB DISK 32GB is 28.1%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the SMI USB DISK 32GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. Sustained Write Speed 17MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 18.9MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 2,053 samples)
Min Avg Max
14 Read 53.1 139
2.26 Write 18.9 42.8
4.3 Mixed 24.6 69.8
5.63 SusWrite 17 30.5
33.1% 28.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
1.6 4K Read 4.75 10.2
0 4K Write 0.69 1.93
0 4K Mixed 1.17 3.2
80.7% 2.2 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest USB (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
4GB free, PID null
SusWrite @10s intervals: 29 28 26 29 27 29 MB/s
Read 85.5
Write 35.4
Mixed 12
SusWrite 27.9
44% 40.2 MB/s
4K Read 3.6
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 1.9
122% 2.27 MB/s
25GB free, PID null
SusWrite @10s intervals: 27 25 25 25 25 25 MB/s
Read 64.1
Write 26.9
Mixed 43.6
SusWrite 25
49% 39.9 MB/s
4K Read 3.4
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 1
67% 1.67 MB/s
30GB free, PID null
SusWrite @10s intervals: 7.4 11 10 10 11 11 MB/s
Read 16.5
Write 5.5
Mixed 8
SusWrite 10.1
12% 10 MB/s
4K Read 2.4
4K Write 0.3
4K Mixed 0.6
40% 1.1 MB/s
2,053 MORE »
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