Average Bench: 46% (27th of 639)

Based on 92 user benchmarks.  Device: VID 0480 PID a306 Model: TOSHIBA EXTERNAL_USB
Poor: 16%Average: 46% Great: 65%

Below average average bench

The TOSHIBA EXTERNAL_USB 4TB averaged 54.0% 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. Sequential Write Speed 118MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 109MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the TOSHIBA EXTERNAL_USB 4TB is 48.7%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the TOSHIBA EXTERNAL_USB 4TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 1.04MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 23.5MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 92 samples)
Min Avg Max
26 Read 122 150
21.1 Write 118 152
15.3 Mixed 23.5 50.3
34.2 SusWrite 109 139
121% 93.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.36 4K Read 1.04 1.5
0.3 4K Write 1.4 6.24
0.17 4K Mixed 0.43 0.6
66.1% 0.96 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest USB (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
3.5TB free, PID a306
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 135 136 136 136 136 136 MB/s
Read 135
Write 80.7
Mixed 49.7
SusWrite 136
129% 100 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 6.4
4K Mixed 0.6
243% 2.77 MB/s
3.5TB free, PID a306
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 132 136 136 122 125 127 MB/s
Read 131
Write 94
Mixed 47.9
SusWrite 130
131% 101 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 6.4
4K Mixed 0.6
243% 2.8 MB/s
3TB free, PID a306
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 128 129 131 129 130 125 MB/s
Read 151
Write 151
Mixed 21.1
SusWrite 129
146% 113 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0.1
23% 0.47 MB/s
3TB free, PID a306
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 124 130 130 129 130 131 MB/s
Read 137
Write 150
Mixed 20
SusWrite 129
143% 109 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0.5
37% 0.6 MB/s
2TB free, PID a306
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 64 68 35 43 76 65 MB/s
Read 123
Write 140
Mixed 15.3
SusWrite 58.6
107% 84.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0.2
26% 0.47 MB/s
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