Average Bench: 57.2% (20th of 639)

Based on 1,098 user benchmarks.  Device: VID 0480 PID d011 Model: TOSHIBA External USB 3.0
Poor: 17%Average: 57.2% Great: 82%

Average average bench

The TOSHIBA External USB 3.0 5TB averaged 42.8% 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 2.21MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 133MB/s

Poor consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the TOSHIBA External USB 3.0 5TB is 64.9%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the TOSHIBA External USB 3.0 5TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 53.2MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 138MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,098 samples)
Min Avg Max
31.5 Read 138 200
25.9 Write 133 196
24.8 Mixed 53.2 70.2
21.7 SusWrite 129 194
150% 113 MB/s
Min Avg Max
1.1 4K Read 9.72 18.8
1.9 4K Write 2.21 2.5
0.9 4K Mixed 1.05 1.2
147% 4.33 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest USB (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
3.5TB free, PID d011
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 168 165 174 177 175 178 MB/s
Read 170
Write 164
Mixed 59
SusWrite 173
187% 141 MB/s
4K Read 13
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 1
157% 5.4 MB/s
578GB free, PID d011
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 163 169 166 165 169 165 MB/s
Read 142
Write 145
Mixed 53.6
SusWrite 166
170% 127 MB/s
4K Read 11.9
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 1
153% 5.03 MB/s
1.5TB free, PID d011
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 187 183 175 188 169 186 MB/s
Read 109
Write 132
Mixed 57.1
SusWrite 181
167% 120 MB/s
4K Read 2.9
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.7
109% 1.93 MB/s
1TB free, PID d011
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 94 101 99 107 108 96 MB/s
Read 63.5
Write 111
Mixed 27.8
SusWrite 101
107% 75.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.9
98% 1.17 MB/s
32GB free, PID d011
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 19 19 19 20 19 20 MB/s
Read 31.5
Write 23.5
Mixed 23.7
SusWrite 19.4
32% 24.5 MB/s
4K Read 3.2
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 1.1
124% 2.17 MB/s
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