Average Bench: 18.7% (984th of 1015)

Based on 206 user benchmarks.  Model: SD

Terrible average bench

The SD 16GB averaged 81.3% 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.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 4.15MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 1.38MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the SD 16GB is 30%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the SD 16GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Write Speed 16.1MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 16.3MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 206 samples)
Min Avg Max
15.1 Read 47.4 86.6
3.87 Write 16.1 48.8
4.37 Mixed 17.4 49.4
5.04 SusWrite 16.3 45.4
17.9% 24.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
1.74 4K Read 4.15 6.37
0 4K Write 1.15 3.21
0 4K Mixed 1.38 3.9
347% 2.23 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
5GB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 15 14 13 13 13 13 MB/s
Read 75.7
Write 14.5
Mixed 16.7
SusWrite 13.6
22% 30.1 MB/s
4K Read 4.6
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 3.5
612% 3.27 MB/s
9GB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 38 42 42 43 43 43 MB/s
Read 43.6
Write 41.6
Mixed 37.5
SusWrite 41.8
30% 41.1 MB/s
4K Read 6.4
4K Write 3.4
4K Mixed 4.4
818% 4.73 MB/s
14GB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 9.1 12 13 13 13 12 MB/s
Read 69
Write 10.7
Mixed 9.2
SusWrite 12
18% 25.2 MB/s
4K Read 4.2
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 2.5
479% 2.7 MB/s
1GB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 11 11 11 11 11 12 MB/s
Read 39.9
Write 6.7
Mixed 14.2
SusWrite 11.3
13% 18 MB/s
4K Read 5.5
4K Write 0.8
4K Mixed 1.3
388% 2.53 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 40,659,847 HDDs tested.

Typical SD 16GB Builds (Compare 1,256 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 5%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 52%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 5%
Tree trunk

System: Dell Latitude E7250

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