Average Bench: 36.2% (55th of 639)

Based on 260 user benchmarks.  Device: VID 0480 PID d000 Model: TOSHIBA External USB 3.0
Poor: 14%Average: 36.2% Great: 56%

Poor average bench

The TOSHIBA External USB 3.0 2TB averaged 63.8% 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 1.65MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 89.7MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the TOSHIBA External USB 3.0 2TB is 42%. 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 0.53MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.25MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 260 samples)
Min Avg Max
28.4 Read 85.4 139
24.8 Write 84.4 141
6.42 Mixed 42.3 116
21.8 SusWrite 89.7 146
101% 75.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.29 4K Read 0.53 0.7
0.73 4K Write 1.65 2.1
0.12 4K Mixed 0.25 0.6
66.5% 0.81 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest USB (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
1.5TB free, PID d000
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 142 139 144 145 145 145 MB/s
Read 137
Write 128
Mixed 32.5
SusWrite 143
145% 110 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.5
87% 1.03 MB/s
950GB free, PID d000
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 119 118 113 120 120 121 MB/s
Read 124
Write 119
Mixed 29
SusWrite 118
128% 97.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.6
91% 1.07 MB/s
774GB free, PID d000
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 112 118 116 117 115 117 MB/s
Read 118
Write 117
Mixed 24.8
SusWrite 116
123% 93.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.5
91% 1.07 MB/s
903GB free, PID d000
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 118 116 118 118 120 120 MB/s
Read 113
Write 124
Mixed 29
SusWrite 118
128% 96 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.4
87% 1.03 MB/s
108GB free, PID d000
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 94 102 104 103 102 102 MB/s
Read 94.5
Write 71
Mixed 20.8
SusWrite 101
93% 71.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0.3
30% 0.5 MB/s
46GB free, PID d000
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 73 72 74 73 74 74 MB/s
Read 74
Write 76.9
Mixed 22.3
SusWrite 73.2
82% 61.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.5
80% 0.97 MB/s
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