Average Bench: 15.3% (318th of 639)

Based on 675 user benchmarks.  Device: VID 0bc2 PID 2300 Model: Seagate Portable
Poor: 9%Average: 15.3% Great: 19%

Terrible average bench

The Seagate Portable 250GB averaged 84.6% 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 1.04MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.56MB/s

Excellent consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate Portable 250GB is just 9.16%. This is an extremely narrow range which indicates that the Seagate Portable 250GB performs superbly consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.42MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 33.6MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 675 samples)
Min Avg Max
22.2 Read 33.6 40.2
20.3 Write 32.5 41.2
9.81 Mixed 22.8 29.7
12.5 SusWrite 32.5 42
40.8% 30.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.23 4K Read 0.42 0.5
0.6 4K Write 1.04 1.3
0.2 4K Mixed 0.56 0.7
56% 0.68 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest USB (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
6GB free, PID 2300
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 41 40 41 42 41 42 MB/s
Read 38
Write 37.3
Mixed 26
SusWrite 41.1
48% 35.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.6
56% 0.67 MB/s
64GB free, PID 2300
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 38 42 42 42 42 42 MB/s
Read 36.6
Write 29.8
Mixed 23.4
SusWrite 41.4
44% 32.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 0.9
4K Mixed 0.7
56% 0.67 MB/s
120GB free, PID 2300
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 38 39 40 40 41 40 MB/s
Read 34.2
Write 36.7
Mixed 24.3
SusWrite 39.6
46% 33.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 0.9
4K Mixed 0.6
52% 0.63 MB/s
41GB free, PID 2300
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 17 18 18 18 17 18 MB/s
Read 24.4
Write 23.3
Mixed 20
SusWrite 17.6
28% 21.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.7
59% 0.7 MB/s
220GB free, PID 2300
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 16 18 16 2.7 9.2 9.5 MB/s
Read 27.4
Write 21.9
Mixed 21.2
SusWrite 11.8
27% 20.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 0.2
4K Mixed 0.2
15% 0.27 MB/s
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