Average Bench: 35.3% (59th of 639)

Based on 7,707 user benchmarks.  Device: VID 0480 PID a202 Model: TOSHIBA External USB 3.0
Poor: 15%Average: 35.3% Great: 50%

Poor average bench

The TOSHIBA External USB 3.0 2TB averaged 64.7% 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 1.64MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 83.7MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the TOSHIBA External USB 3.0 2TB is 34.7%. 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 0.6MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 31.9MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 7,707 samples)
Min Avg Max
29 Read 85.4 141
24.4 Write 83.7 138
18.7 Mixed 31.9 47.2
25 SusWrite 81.1 124
93.2% 70.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.4 4K Read 0.6 1.4
0.5 4K Write 1.64 2.1
0.4 4K Mixed 0.61 0.8
78.9% 0.95 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest USB (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
475GB free, PID a202
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 113 134 135 118 90 89 MB/s
Read 142
Write 143
Mixed 19.2
SusWrite 113
134% 104 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0.5
39% 0.8 MB/s
617GB free, PID a202
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 87 96 95 97 96 96 MB/s
Read 144
Write 120
Mixed 20.2
SusWrite 94.6
118% 95 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 0.4
39% 0.8 MB/s
303GB free, PID a202
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 118 117 117 117 119 117 MB/s
Read 67.8
Write 68
Mixed 31.1
SusWrite 118
98% 71.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.7
87% 1 MB/s
1TB free, PID a202
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 93 84 93 94 94 92 MB/s
Read 85.1
Write 91.6
Mixed 36.5
SusWrite 91.6
102% 76.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.5
70% 0.83 MB/s
2TB free, PID a202
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 38 40 40 40 40 40 MB/s
Read 37
Write 38.2
Mixed 23.4
SusWrite 39.5
47% 34.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.6
83% 0.93 MB/s
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