Benchmarked Data Storage Devices

The following is a table of data storage devices benchmarked and their average read/write results.

Fields are as follows:

Device: The name of the device and a link to the benchmarks
Type: Indicates if it’s a hard drive or a flashed based device
Format: Indicates the partition format
Form Factor: Memory Card, Portable, or Desktop device
Intereface: Indicates the connection type used for the benchmark
Read: The read speed
Write: The average write speed

Benchmarks

Device Type Format Form Factor Interface Read Write
Kingston DataTraveler 16GB G3 Flash ext2 Portable USB 2.0 15.84 MB/s 2.24 MB/s
Kingston DT101 G2 32 GB Flash fat32 Portable USB 2.0 21.62 MB/s 9.24 MB/s
Kingston DataTraveler 102 8GB Flash fat32 Portable USB 2.0 17.05 MB/s 7.74 MB/s
Kingston DTSE9 16 GB Flash fat32 Portable USB 2.0 15.68 MB/s 3.92 MB/s
Lexar Jumpdrive S23 64GB Flash fat32 Portable USB 2.0 35.69 MB/s 32.3 MB/s
Lexar Jumpdrive S23 64GB Flash fat32 Portable USB 3.0 97.21 MB/s 43.68 MB/s
Lexar Jumpdrive S70 16GB Flash ext2 Portable USB 2.0 19.30 MB/s 2.48 MB/s
Lexar Jumpdrive S73 16GB Flash fat32 Portable USB 2.0 36.89 MB/s 18.5 MB/s
Lexar Jumpdrive S73 16GB Flash fat32 Portable USB 3.0 41.63 MB/a 19.32 MB/s
Lexar Jumpdrive S73 64GB Flash ext2 Portable USB 2.0 36.89 MB/s 21.02 MB/s
Lexar Jumpdrive S73 64GB Flash ext2 Portable USB 3.0 41.92 MB/s 20.84 MB/s
Lexar Platinum II 200x CF 8GB Flash fat32 Memory Card CF 28.92 MB/s 9.1 MB/s
PNY 128GB Turbo USB 3.0 Flash fat32 Portable USB 3.0 191.45 MB/s 136.2 MB/s
SanDisk Ultra UHS-I Class 6 4GB Flash fat32 Memory Card SDHC 18.00 MB/s 12.04 MB/s
SanDisk Ultra II CF 1GB Flash ext2 Memory Card CF 9.56 MB/s 7.65 MB/s
Seagate Backup Plus 5TB Hard Drive ext4 Desktop USB 3.0 157.32 MB/s 122 MB/s
Seagate GoFlex Ultra-Portable 1.5TB Hard Drive ext3 Portable USB 3.0 88.59 MB/s 67.92 MB/s
Sony Micro Vault Classic 16GB Flash ext2 Portable USB 2.0 21.20 MB/s 2.54 MB/s
Toshiba Canvio Basics 3.0 1.5TB Hard Drive ext3 Portable USB 3.0 108.44 MB/s 68.3 MB/s
WD My Passport 2TB Hard Drive ext3 Portable USB 3.0 103.62 MB/s 75.62 MB/s