Average Bench: 49.1% (20th of 639)

Based on 1,186 user benchmarks.  Device: VID 04e8 PID 6123 Model: Samsung D3 Station
Poor: 15%Average: 49.1% Great: 79%

Below average average bench

The Samsung D3 Station 2TB averaged 50.9% 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 7.91MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 4.35MB/s

Poor consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung D3 Station 2TB is 64.1%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Samsung D3 Station 2TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.59MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 0.76MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,186 samples)
Min Avg Max
24.6 Read 95 180
24.1 Write 94.8 170
6.5 Mixed 56.7 131
15.9 SusWrite 101 188
117% 86.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.38 4K Read 0.59 0.82
1 4K Write 4.35 8.13
0.18 4K Mixed 0.52 0.9
168% 1.82 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.52 DQ Read 0.76 0.98
7.45 DQ Write 7.91 8.32
0.46 DQ Mixed 0.65 0.86
294% 3.1 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest USB (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
1TB free, PID 6123
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 183 194 195 197 177 197 MB/s
Read 134
Write 130
Mixed 68.5
SusWrite 190
179% 131 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 7.3
4K Mixed 0.8
277% 2.87 MB/s
641GB free, PID 6123
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 161 161 162 161 162 164 MB/s
Read 134
Write 141
Mixed 60.5
SusWrite 162
168% 124 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 6.8
4K Mixed 0.7
257% 2.63 MB/s
183GB free, PID 6123
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 130 134 134 134 134 134 MB/s
Read 78.8
Write 75
Mixed 57.8
SusWrite 134
120% 86.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 7.8
4K Mixed 0.6
287% 2.93 MB/s
677GB free, PID 6123
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 146 147 147 147 146 150 MB/s
Read 126
Write 100
Mixed 72.5
SusWrite 147
149% 111 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.9
91% 1.13 MB/s
1TB free, PID 6123
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 94 93 91 90 91 92 MB/s
Read 83.1
Write 84.3
Mixed 50.1
SusWrite 92.1
105% 77.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 7
4K Mixed 0.7
264% 2.73 MB/s
760GB free, PID 6123
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 38 39 39 39 39 39 MB/s
Read 32
Write 33.5
Mixed 30
SusWrite 38.8
46% 33.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 6.8
4K Mixed 0.7
257% 2.67 MB/s
520GB free, PID 6123
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 62 84 77 69 71 69 MB/s
Read 33.5
Write 43
Mixed 25.7
SusWrite 71.9
62% 43.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 0.8
4K Mixed 0.4
42% 0.53 MB/s
888GB free, PID 6123
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 25 25 25 24 24 25 MB/s
Read 26.5
Write 25
Mixed 22.8
SusWrite 24.4
33% 24.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 4.4
4K Mixed 0.6
172% 1.83 MB/s
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