Hard-Disk and USB Drive Speed Comparisons

Continuing the post Harddisk Drive Speed in MB/s, here are some benchmarks for consumer grade hard disks, USB thumb drives, and solid state drives (SSD).

A 64 GB SanDisk USB 3.0 thumb drive:
img src="https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-Qt4lveCJG_0/VJ7qg9phJ1I/AAAAAAAAR18/jihNvXB3fdE/w633-h599-no/Screenshot%2Bfrom%2B2014-12-27%2B18%3A12%3A02.png" alt="64 GB SanDisk Ultra USB thumb drive" /><a href="https://eklausmeier.files.wordpress.com/2015/06/screenshot-from-2014-12-27-18-12-02.png"><img src="https://eklausmeier.files.wordpress.com/2015/06/screenshot-from-2014-12-27-18-12-02.png" alt="Screenshot from 2014-12-27 18-12-02" width="633" height="599" class="aligncenter size-full wp-image-3025" /></a>

This USB drive has only half of the speed of the USB drive given below.

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