Benchmarks: CrystalDiskMark

The A-DATA SH93 performed as expected in CrystalDiskMark. Its sequential and random performance was virtually identical to that of the OCZ Throttle and only slightly superior compared to the Samsung Spinpoint M80. When it came to the Random 512KB test, OCZ's drive came noticeably on top for read speeds among all tested USB 2.0 drives, while A-DATA's SH93 handled writes a little faster than OCZ and Samsung's drives.

There were no surprises in the Random 4KB test, either. The A-DATA SH93 performed as is expected from any hard drive connected to the USB 2.0 bus, while the OCZ Throttle did significantly better in this test due to its use of flash memory.