Average Bench: 30.3% (93rd of 639)

Based on 429 user benchmarks.  Device: VID 0480 PID a00a Model: TOSHIBA External USB 3.0
Poor: 13%Average: 30.3% Great: 44%

Poor average bench

The TOSHIBA External USB 3.0 2TB averaged 69.6% 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 Write Speed 1.39MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 73.7MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the TOSHIBA External USB 3.0 2TB is 30.8%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the TOSHIBA External USB 3.0 2TB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.43MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.4MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 429 samples)
Min Avg Max
28.4 Read 71.9 105
23.5 Write 70.1 104
13.6 Mixed 36.5 74.9
19.5 SusWrite 73.7 110
84.4% 63 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.23 4K Read 0.43 0.5
0.3 4K Write 1.39 1.7
0.1 4K Mixed 0.4 0.6
62.4% 0.74 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest USB (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
190GB free, PID a00a
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 109 109 110 110 109 109 MB/s
Read 96.1
Write 94.8
Mixed 35.9
SusWrite 109
112% 84 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.5
73% 0.87 MB/s
1.5TB free, PID a00a
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 104 104 103 103 105 105 MB/s
Read 100
Write 100
Mixed 36.5
SusWrite 104
113% 85.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.5
76% 0.87 MB/s
1TB free, PID a00a
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 103 104 105 105 105 104 MB/s
Read 96.6
Write 98.6
Mixed 34.1
SusWrite 104
111% 83.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.6
80% 0.93 MB/s
1TB free, PID a00a
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 99 107 107 107 107 105 MB/s
Read 95.2
Write 101
Mixed 36.7
SusWrite 105
114% 84.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.6
80% 0.93 MB/s
186GB free, PID a00a
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 103 108 110 109 108 109 MB/s
Read 89.2
Write 96.1
Mixed 35.7
SusWrite 108
111% 82.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.5
77% 0.9 MB/s
160GB free, PID a00a
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 41 40 38 24 38 41 MB/s
Read 40.1
Write 39.3
Mixed 19.2
SusWrite 36.8
45% 33.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 0.3
4K Mixed 0.4
25% 0.37 MB/s
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