Average Bench: 29.6% (104th of 639)

Based on 4,964 user benchmarks.  Device: VID 0480 PID a007 Model: TOSHIBA External USB 3.0
Poor: 13%Average: 29.6% Great: 44%

Very poor average bench

The TOSHIBA External USB 3.0 1TB averaged 70.3% 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 1.57MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 67.9MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the TOSHIBA External USB 3.0 1TB is 30.4%. 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 68.2MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 4,964 samples)
Min Avg Max
27.3 Read 68.2 106
21.7 Write 67.5 105
17.5 Mixed 28.6 37.2
20.8 SusWrite 67.9 109
77.2% 58 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.4 4K Read 0.44 0.5
0.3 4K Write 1.57 1.9
0.4 4K Mixed 0.55 0.7
74% 0.86 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest USB (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
485GB free, PID a007
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 114 114 117 117 117 118 MB/s
Read 110
Write 110
Mixed 38
SusWrite 116
125% 93.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.4
77% 0.9 MB/s
818GB free, PID a007
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 109 110 110 110 110 110 MB/s
Read 110
Write 109
Mixed 37
SusWrite 110
121% 91.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.5
80% 0.93 MB/s
166GB free, PID a007
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 73 75 75 75 74 75 MB/s
Read 76.5
Write 77.8
Mixed 31.8
SusWrite 74.3
87% 65.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.6
76% 0.87 MB/s
285GB free, PID a007
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 73 74 73 74 73 74 MB/s
Read 69.7
Write 69.1
Mixed 31.4
SusWrite 73.4
82% 60.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.5
70% 0.83 MB/s
923GB free, PID a007
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 42 42 42 42 41 42 MB/s
Read 38
Write 37.1
Mixed 23.1
SusWrite 42
47% 35 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.5
80% 0.93 MB/s
528GB free, PID a007
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 34 35 35 34 34 34 MB/s
Read 35
Write 33.6
Mixed 17.9
SusWrite 34.5
40% 30.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 0.3
4K Mixed 0.4
26% 0.4 MB/s
674GB free, PID a007
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 0.2 0 0 0 MB/s
Read 88.2
Write 0.2
Mixed 0.2
SusWrite 0.5
15% 22.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 0.1
4K Mixed 0.1
9% 0.23 MB/s
245GB free, PID a007
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 15 15 16 15 15 17 MB/s
Read 14.5
Write 13
Mixed 12.2
SusWrite 15.6
19% 13.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.1
4K Write 0.2
4K Mixed 0.1
11% 0.13 MB/s
667GB free, PID a007
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 6.2 9.5 9.9 12 5 7.2 MB/s
Read 3.7
Write 7.2
Mixed 0.5
SusWrite 8.3
7% 4.93 MB/s
4K Read 0.2
4K Write 0.1
4K Mixed 0.1
8% 0.13 MB/s
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