Average Bench: 34% (63rd of 639)

Based on 5,381 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 1.68MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 80.5MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the TOSHIBA External USB 3.0 2TB is 36.1%. 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 0.61MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 30.5MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 5,381 samples)
Min Avg Max
27.3 Read 82.1 143
22.5 Write 80.5 140
17.5 Mixed 30.5 46.8
21.3 SusWrite 77.1 122
89.2% 67.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.4 4K Read 0.61 1.4
0.5 4K Write 1.68 2.2
0.3 4K Mixed 0.59 0.8
79.5% 0.96 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: 116 119 117 117 118 117 MB/s
Read 119
Write 114
Mixed 46
SusWrite 117
131% 99.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.7
94% 1.07 MB/s
773GB free, PID a202
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 104 104 106 106 106 106 MB/s
Read 142
Write 140
Mixed 21.3
SusWrite 105
131% 102 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0.4
36% 0.77 MB/s
930GB free, PID a202
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 107 108 107 106 108 107 MB/s
Read 80.5
Write 80
Mixed 32.2
SusWrite 107
102% 75 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.6
76% 0.87 MB/s
317GB free, PID a202
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 82 83 83 82 83 84 MB/s
Read 75
Write 73.5
Mixed 31
SusWrite 82.6
88% 65.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.6
73% 0.87 MB/s
1.5TB free, PID a202
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 76 78 77 77 77 77 MB/s
Read 77.3
Write 72.9
Mixed 30.9
SusWrite 77.1
86% 64.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.7
84% 0.97 MB/s
29GB free, PID a202
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 67 64 62 67 67 64 MB/s
Read 63.4
Write 63.5
Mixed 29.1
SusWrite 65.3
74% 55.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.7
84% 0.97 MB/s
540GB free, PID a202
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 28 28 27 27 27 27 MB/s
Read 32.2
Write 24.2
Mixed 21.5
SusWrite 27
35% 26.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.6
84% 0.97 MB/s
317GB free, PID a202
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 24 24 23 23 24 24 MB/s
Read 35.9
Write 36.7
Mixed 22.2
SusWrite 23.8
39% 29.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.5
73% 0.87 MB/s
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