Average Bench: 65.3% (724th of 1058)

Based on 27 user benchmarks.  Model: USB3.0
Poor: 43%Average: 65.3% Great: 87%

Above average average bench

The USB3.0 250GB averaged 34.7% 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 Mixed IO Speed 98.1MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 23.5MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the USB3.0 250GB is 44.2%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the USB3.0 250GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 122MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 106MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 27 samples)
Min Avg Max
293 Read 376 430
57 Write 354 441
283 Mixed 348 435
65.5 SusWrite 239 317
74.1% 329 MB/s
Min Avg Max
10.8 4K Read 23.5 37.1
12.5 4K Write 34.3 60.7
8.38 4K Mixed 26.5 43
87.9% 28.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
13.3 DQ Read 122 232
16.7 DQ Write 106 192
9.22 DQ Mixed 98.1 218
77.8% 108 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
223GB free
Firmware: 0203
SusWrite @10s intervals: 360 308 307 308 309 309 MB/s
Read 401
Write 377
Mixed 344
SusWrite 317
81% 360 MB/s
4K Read 37.1
4K Write 52.2
4K Mixed 41.4
137% 43.6 MB/s
DQ Read 232
DQ Write 192
DQ Mixed 218
162% 214 MB/s
223GB free
Firmware: 0203
SusWrite @10s intervals: 361 302 300 298 308 309 MB/s
Read 402
Write 364
Mixed 349
SusWrite 313
80% 357 MB/s
4K Read 34.6
4K Write 39.2
4K Mixed 35.7
119% 36.5 MB/s
DQ Read 232
DQ Write 192
DQ Mixed 217
161% 214 MB/s
78GB free
Firmware: 0203
SusWrite @10s intervals: 276 269 264 245 193 197 MB/s
Read 320
Write 317
Mixed 315
SusWrite 241
67% 298 MB/s
4K Read 20.8
4K Write 22.7
4K Mixed 21.5
71% 21.7 MB/s
DQ Read 62.5
DQ Write 70.9
DQ Mixed 61.8
48% 65.1 MB/s
114GB free
Firmware: 0101
SusWrite @10s intervals: 70 70 70 70 70 81 MB/s
Read 312
Write 308
Mixed 283
SusWrite 71.8
54% 243 MB/s
4K Read 21
4K Write 26.1
4K Mixed 22
74% 23 MB/s
DQ Read 52
DQ Write 39.5
DQ Mixed 44.4
34% 45.3 MB/s
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Intel Core i5-11400F $220Nvidia RTX 3070 $500Crucial MX500 250GB $45
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Intel Core i7-10700K $277Nvidia RTX 3080 $700Samsung 860 Evo 250GB $52
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Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $79SanDisk Extreme 64GB $72
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $35Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $94SanDisk Extreme 32GB $28
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