Average Bench: 28.9% (109th of 639)

Based on 490 user benchmarks.  Device: VID 0480 PID a100 Model: TOSHIBA External USB 3.0
Poor: 12%Average: 28.9% Great: 44%

Very poor average bench

The TOSHIBA External USB 3.0 1TB averaged 71.1% 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 1.51MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 67.1MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the TOSHIBA External USB 3.0 1TB is 32.2%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the TOSHIBA External USB 3.0 1TB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.42MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.39MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 490 samples)
Min Avg Max
23.9 Read 66.9 107
21.8 Write 65.7 106
14.2 Mixed 36.6 82.7
21.6 SusWrite 67.1 110
79.2% 59.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.2 4K Read 0.42 0.5
0.3 4K Write 1.51 1.9
0.15 4K Mixed 0.39 0.7
65.9% 0.77 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest USB (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
645GB free, PID a100
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 109 105 112 112 112 112 MB/s
Read 106
Write 110
Mixed 37.3
SusWrite 110
121% 91 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.7
90% 1.03 MB/s
858GB free, PID a100
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 105 105 105 104 105 104 MB/s
Read 102
Write 99.8
Mixed 36.7
SusWrite 104
114% 85.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.5
84% 0.97 MB/s
858GB free, PID a100
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 103 103 103 103 103 102 MB/s
Read 102
Write 93.5
Mixed 36.7
SusWrite 103
111% 83.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.5
84% 0.97 MB/s
384GB free, PID a100
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 86 86 87 87 86 86 MB/s
Read 86.9
Write 85.5
Mixed 34.2
SusWrite 86.4
97% 73.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.6
84% 0.97 MB/s
367GB free, PID a100
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 82 83 83 83 83 83 MB/s
Read 100
Write 95.7
Mixed 26
SusWrite 82.9
99% 76.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 0.3
4K Mixed 0.3
22% 0.33 MB/s
177GB free, PID a100
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 71 72 72 72 71 70 MB/s
Read 71
Write 71.5
Mixed 30.5
SusWrite 71.3
81% 61.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.5
73% 0.87 MB/s
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