Average Bench: 34% (66th of 639)

Based on 4,184 user benchmarks.  Device: VID 0480 PID a202 Model: TOSHIBA External USB 3.0
Poor: 14%Average: 34% Great: 50%

Poor average bench

The TOSHIBA External USB 3.0 2TB averaged 65.9% 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 1.7MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 80MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the TOSHIBA External USB 3.0 2TB is 35.4%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the TOSHIBA External USB 3.0 2TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.59MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 31.3MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 4,184 samples)
Min Avg Max
28.1 Read 82 142
23.1 Write 80 139
18 Mixed 31.3 46.7
20.5 SusWrite 77.1 123
89.3% 67.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.4 4K Read 0.59 1.4
0.5 4K Write 1.7 2.1
0.3 4K Mixed 0.61 0.8
80.9% 0.97 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest USB (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
1.5TB free, PID a202
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 115 116 114 116 116 116 MB/s
Read 120
Write 120
Mixed 48.2
SusWrite 115
134% 101 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.8
100% 1.13 MB/s
158GB free, PID a202
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 97 96 97 97 97 97 MB/s
Read 87.3
Write 91
Mixed 36.8
SusWrite 96.7
105% 77.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.8
97% 1.1 MB/s
222GB free, PID a202
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 82 86 83 84 84 84 MB/s
Read 84.2
Write 77.9
Mixed 34.5
SusWrite 83.6
93% 70.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.8
90% 1.03 MB/s
2TB free, PID a202
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 40 41 42 42 42 42 MB/s
Read 39.5
Write 40
Mixed 26
SusWrite 41.7
50% 36.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 6.1
4K Mixed 0.4
223% 2.37 MB/s
149GB free, PID a202
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 92 93 94 92 92 93 MB/s
Read 54.7
Write 55.9
Mixed 28.2
SusWrite 92.6
80% 57.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.5
66% 0.77 MB/s
274GB free, PID a202
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 70 69 71 70 68 68 MB/s
Read 67
Write 66.5
Mixed 31
SusWrite 69.4
78% 58.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.5
70% 0.8 MB/s
181GB free, PID a202
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 59 59 58 59 59 59 MB/s
Read 56.8
Write 61.3
Mixed 22.2
SusWrite 58.8
67% 49.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.5
52% 0.63 MB/s
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