Average Bench: 27.6% (126th of 639)

Based on 7,222 user benchmarks.  Device: VID 0480 PID a006 Model: TOSHIBA External USB 3.0
Poor: 12%Average: 27.6% Great: 43%

Very poor average bench

The TOSHIBA External USB 3.0 1TB averaged 72.3% 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 1.56MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 62.5MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the TOSHIBA External USB 3.0 1TB is 31.5%. 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 63.4MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 7,222 samples)
Min Avg Max
25.8 Read 63.4 104
21.7 Write 62.5 103
15.4 Mixed 28.9 38.7
18.9 SusWrite 62.1 107
72.2% 54.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.3 4K Read 0.45 0.5
0.4 4K Write 1.56 1.9
0.3 4K Mixed 0.55 0.7
73.4% 0.85 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest USB (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
912GB free, PID a006
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 106 109 107 109 108 108 MB/s
Read 104
Write 101
Mixed 35.5
SusWrite 108
116% 87.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.6
80% 0.9 MB/s
534GB free, PID a006
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 99 107 107 107 105 104 MB/s
Read 100
Write 100
Mixed 36.5
SusWrite 105
114% 85.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.6
84% 0.97 MB/s
534GB free, PID a006
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 101 106 107 107 104 105 MB/s
Read 100
Write 100
Mixed 36.5
SusWrite 105
114% 85.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.6
84% 0.97 MB/s
299GB free, PID a006
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 96 97 96 97 95 96 MB/s
Read 70.1
Write 71.6
Mixed 31.8
SusWrite 96.2
92% 67.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.6
76% 0.87 MB/s
197GB free, PID a006
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 59 59 60 60 60 60 MB/s
Read 63.3
Write 64.4
Mixed 30.9
SusWrite 59.9
73% 54.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.5
70% 0.83 MB/s
28GB free, PID a006
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 31 23 26 25 26 31 MB/s
Read 25.7
Write 24.5
Mixed 22.2
SusWrite 27
34% 24.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.6
84% 0.97 MB/s
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