Average Bench: 30.4% (88th of 639)

Based on 1,289 user benchmarks.  Device: VID 0480 PID a00e Model: TOSHIBA External USB 3.0
Poor: 12%Average: 30.4% Great: 44%

Poor average bench

The TOSHIBA External USB 3.0 1TB averaged 69.5% 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 Write Speed 1.56MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 71MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the TOSHIBA External USB 3.0 1TB is 32.1%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the TOSHIBA External USB 3.0 1TB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.44MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 70.8MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,289 samples)
Min Avg Max
24 Read 70.8 107
21 Write 71 106
15.9 Mixed 29.1 37.3
20.2 SusWrite 70 108
80.1% 60.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.3 4K Read 0.44 0.5
0.3 4K Write 1.56 1.9
0.3 4K Mixed 0.55 0.7
73.4% 0.85 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest USB (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
844GB free, PID a00e
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 104 102 108 107 107 107 MB/s
Read 98.2
Write 98.2
Mixed 34.7
SusWrite 106
112% 84.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.5
80% 0.93 MB/s
23GB free, PID a00e
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 66 67 106 101 62 71 MB/s
Read 69.4
Write 81.5
Mixed 32
SusWrite 78.7
89% 65.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.6
80% 0.9 MB/s
165GB free, PID a00e
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 71 71 71 71 72 72 MB/s
Read 71.3
Write 72
Mixed 29
SusWrite 71.2
81% 60.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.5
73% 0.83 MB/s
547GB free, PID a00e
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 38 38 38 38 38 38 MB/s
Read 37.3
Write 37.8
Mixed 23.5
SusWrite 38.1
46% 34.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.6
80% 0.93 MB/s
870GB free, PID a00e
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 16 16 17 17 18 17 MB/s
Read 29.1
Write 27.3
Mixed 20
SusWrite 17
31% 23.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.3
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.5
69% 0.77 MB/s
242GB free, PID a00e
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 7.8 11 7.3 12 21 21 MB/s
Read 10.7
Write 10.5
Mixed 12.2
SusWrite 13.4
16% 11.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 0.4
4K Mixed 0.1
18% 0.3 MB/s
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