Average Bench: 29.3% (108th of 639)

Based on 2,817 user benchmarks.  Device: VID 174c PID 55aa Model: PHD 3.0 Silicon-Power
Poor: 12%Average: 29.3% Great: 48%

Very poor average bench

The PHD 3.0 Silicon-Power 1TB averaged 70.6% 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 1.88MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 64.1MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the PHD 3.0 Silicon-Power 1TB is 36.4%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the PHD 3.0 Silicon-Power 1TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.68MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 65.1MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,817 samples)
Min Avg Max
22.4 Read 65.1 115
19.6 Write 54.2 116
15.3 Mixed 39.6 85.2
20.2 SusWrite 64.1 112
74.3% 55.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.4 4K Read 0.68 1.66
0.4 4K Write 1.88 4.3
0.3 4K Mixed 0.64 0.9
88% 1.06 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest USB (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
788GB free, PID 55aa
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 99 101 100 101 100 100 MB/s
Read 104
Write 99.5
Mixed 35.7
SusWrite 100
112% 84.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.5
80% 0.93 MB/s
503GB free, PID 55aa
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 91 97 97 97 97 97 MB/s
Read 96.8
Write 66
Mixed 54.5
SusWrite 95.9
103% 78.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.8
90% 1.03 MB/s
386GB free, PID 55aa
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 79 84 83 84 83 83 MB/s
Read 88.7
Write 87.6
Mixed 34.2
SusWrite 82.6
97% 73.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.6
76% 0.87 MB/s
204GB free, PID 55aa
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 75 74 74 74 74 74 MB/s
Read 74.5
Write 51.2
Mixed 47.2
SusWrite 74.3
82% 61.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.8
94% 1.07 MB/s
489GB free, PID 55aa
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 57 56 56 56 57 57 MB/s
Read 75.2
Write 34.2
Mixed 38
SusWrite 56.4
64% 50.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.9
97% 1.1 MB/s
103GB free, PID 55aa
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 65 64 64 64 64 64 MB/s
Read 67.2
Write 50
Mixed 42.8
SusWrite 64.3
74% 56.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.8
87% 1 MB/s
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