Average Bench: 29.4% (779th of 1010)

Based on 9 user benchmarks.  Model: Maxone USB 3.0
Poor: 18%Average: 29.4% Great: 59%

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Very poor average bench

The Maxone USB 3.0 250GB averaged 70.6% 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 Mixed IO Speed 0.35MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.56MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Maxone USB 3.0 250GB is 41.4%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Maxone USB 3.0 250GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 42.3MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 50MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 9 samples)
Min Avg Max
32.9 Read 50 100
28.6 Write 51.9 106
30.7 Mixed 42.3 61.5
40.7 SusWrite 73.6 106
40.1% 54.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.22 4K Read 0.56 0.65
0.3 4K Write 1.13 1.86
0.12 4K Mixed 0.35 0.7
83.4% 0.68 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
231GB free
Firmware: 8101
SusWrite @10s intervals: 106 106 107 107 107 105 MB/s
Read 100
Write 106
Mixed 53.7
SusWrite 106
67% 91.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.7
127% 0.87 MB/s
152GB free
Firmware: 8101
Read 97
Write 97
Mixed 91
72% 95 MB/s
4K Read 0.64
4K Write 1.26
4K Mixed 0.38
92% 0.76 MB/s
53GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 8101
Read 62.8
Write 83
Mixed 61.5
52% 69.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.22
4K Write 0.3
4K Mixed 0.12
28% 0.21 MB/s
232GB free
Firmware: 8101
Read 41.6
Write 41.2
Mixed 41.2
31% 41.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.64
4K Write 1.16
4K Mixed 0.28
80% 0.7 MB/s
47GB free
Firmware: 8101
Read 41
Write 41.4
Mixed 39
30% 40.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 0.97
4K Mixed 0.23
60% 0.53 MB/s
114GB free
Firmware: 8101
SusWrite @10s intervals: 40 41 41 41 41 41 MB/s
Read 39.7
Write 38.2
Mixed 31.7
SusWrite 40.7
28% 37.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.6
114% 0.8 MB/s
159GB free
Firmware: 8101
Read 34.2
Write 30.3
Mixed 31.5
24% 32 MB/s
4K Read 0.62
4K Write 1.08
4K Mixed 0.35
85% 0.68 MB/s
23GB free
Firmware: 8101
Read 32.9
Write 28.6
Mixed 30.7
23% 30.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.63
4K Write 1.17
4K Mixed 0.35
87% 0.72 MB/s

 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 11,909,474 HDDs tested.

Typical USB 3.0 250GB Builds (Compare 160 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 42%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 24%
Surfboard

System: Apple MacBookPro11,1

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