Average Bench: 30% (89th of 639)

Based on 5,958 user benchmarks.  Device: VID 0480 PID a200 Model: TOSHIBA External USB 3.0
Poor: 13%Average: 30% Great: 45%

Poor average bench

The TOSHIBA External USB 3.0 1TB averaged 69.9% 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 1.61MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 68.5MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the TOSHIBA External USB 3.0 1TB is 31.2%. 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 0.45MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 69.6MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 5,958 samples)
Min Avg Max
26.3 Read 69.6 108
22.4 Write 68.5 107
16 Mixed 28.6 37.3
21.3 SusWrite 68.2 108
78% 58.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.3 4K Read 0.45 0.5
0.37 4K Write 1.61 1.9
0.4 4K Mixed 0.57 0.7
75.6% 0.87 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest USB (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
507GB free, PID a200
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 96 96 96 96 96 96 MB/s
Read 102
Write 101
Mixed 31
SusWrite 95.8
108% 82.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.5
84% 0.97 MB/s
577GB free, PID a200
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 92 91 92 93 92 93 MB/s
Read 107
Write 108
Mixed 35.7
SusWrite 92.2
112% 85.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.5
80% 0.9 MB/s
508GB free, PID a200
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 95 96 96 96 96 96 MB/s
Read 97.5
Write 97
Mixed 35.7
SusWrite 95.8
108% 81.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.6
84% 0.97 MB/s
44GB free, PID a200
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 60 60 61 60 61 65 MB/s
Read 80.8
Write 79.5
Mixed 32.2
SusWrite 61.1
83% 63.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.5
76% 0.87 MB/s
663GB free, PID a200
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 38 38 38 38 38 38 MB/s
Read 37.3
Write 38
Mixed 23.3
SusWrite 38.2
46% 34.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.6
83% 0.93 MB/s
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