Average Bench: 38.5% (47th of 639)

Based on 270 user benchmarks.  Device: VID 0480 PID 0900 Model: TOSHIBA EXTERNAL_USB
Poor: 14%Average: 38.5% Great: 52%

Poor average bench

The TOSHIBA EXTERNAL_USB 1TB averaged 61.5% 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. Sequential Write Speed 100MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 87.6MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the TOSHIBA EXTERNAL_USB 1TB is 38.2%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the TOSHIBA EXTERNAL_USB 1TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.87MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 21.3MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 270 samples)
Min Avg Max
29.2 Read 104 147
22.3 Write 100 147
13 Mixed 21.3 28
22.8 SusWrite 87.6 137
101% 78.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.3 4K Read 0.87 1.75
0.3 4K Write 1.35 5.8
0.2 4K Mixed 0.46 0.7
64.8% 0.89 MB/s
User Benchmarks BenchSequentialRandom 4kDeep queue 4k
The fastest USB (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
853GB free, PID 0900
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 121 136 137 136 137 136 MB/s
Read 145
Write 148
Mixed 20
SusWrite 134
146% 112 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0.4
34% 0.57 MB/s
498GB free, PID 0900
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 120 120 117 120 118 120 MB/s
Read 143
Write 138
Mixed 19.9
SusWrite 119
135% 105 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0.4
34% 0.57 MB/s
368GB free, PID 0900
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 104 102 102 102 102 102 MB/s
Read 143
Write 133
Mixed 20
SusWrite 102
126% 99.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 0.5
40% 0.63 MB/s
301GB free, PID 0900
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 92 88 90 89 90 89 MB/s
Read 136
Write 127
Mixed 19.1
SusWrite 89.8
117% 93.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 0.4
37% 0.6 MB/s
497GB free, PID 0900
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 107 105 103 109 108 97 MB/s
Read 79.4
Write 128
Mixed 19.2
SusWrite 105
115% 82.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0.5
37% 0.57 MB/s
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