Average Bench: 45.7% (399th of 1015)

Based on 113 user benchmarks.  Model: G-DRIVE mobile USB

Below average average bench

The G-drive USB 1TB averaged 54.3% 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 Mixed IO Speed 0.41MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.31MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the G-drive USB 1TB is 55.8%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the G-drive USB 1TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 44.8MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 77.3MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 113 samples)
Min Avg Max
8.26 Read 79.1 130
21 Write 77.3 127
18.9 Mixed 44.8 105
22.6 SusWrite 78.4 124
51.2% 69.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.1 4K Read 0.51 0.71
0.38 4K Write 1.31 1.8
0.1 4K Mixed 0.41 0.63
91.1% 0.74 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
829GB free
Firmware: 2201
SusWrite @10s intervals: 100 104 105 105 105 106 MB/s
Read 107
Write 77.5
Mixed 38.5
SusWrite 104
60% 81.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.6
117% 0.9 MB/s
54GB free
Firmware: 2201
SusWrite @10s intervals: 98 99 100 101 101 100 MB/s
Read 82.5
Write 82.7
Mixed 30.8
SusWrite 99.6
54% 73.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.6
115% 0.87 MB/s
60GB free
Firmware: 2201
SusWrite @10s intervals: 76 83 82 84 83 83 MB/s
Read 79.2
Write 74
Mixed 31.8
SusWrite 81.7
49% 66.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.6
112% 0.8 MB/s
500GB free
Firmware: 2201
SusWrite @10s intervals: 27 30 29 31 28 28 MB/s
Read 29.5
Write 33.2
Mixed 23.5
SusWrite 28.9
21% 28.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.3
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.5
87% 0.6 MB/s
144GB free
Firmware: 2201
SusWrite @10s intervals: 10 43 46 48 44 38 MB/s
Read 7
Write 44
Mixed 7.3
SusWrite 38.2
18% 24.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.1
4K Write 0.2
4K Mixed 0.1
19% 0.13 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 21,746,444 HDDs tested.

Typical USB 1TB Builds (Compare 10,202 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 61%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 36%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-B75M-D3H - $80

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 60% - Above average Total price: $333

Popular USB 1TB compatible motherboards:

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