Average Bench: 30.6% (93rd of 639)

Based on 1,883 user benchmarks.  Device: VID 0480 PID 0212 Model: TOSHIBA External USB 3.0
Poor: 13%Average: 30.6% Great: 44%

Poor average bench

The TOSHIBA External USB 3.0 1TB averaged 69.3% 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 1.64MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 70.2MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the TOSHIBA External USB 3.0 1TB is 31%. 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 70MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,883 samples)
Min Avg Max
27.3 Read 70 106
22.6 Write 69.9 106
17.9 Mixed 29.5 37.1
19.8 SusWrite 70.2 108
79.8% 59.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.3 4K Read 0.45 0.5
0.96 4K Write 1.64 1.9
0.4 4K Mixed 0.55 0.7
76.4% 0.88 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest USB (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
917GB free, PID 0212
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 113 107 112 113 113 113 MB/s
Read 109
Write 108
Mixed 37.3
SusWrite 112
122% 91.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.5
84% 0.97 MB/s
931GB free, PID 0212
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 108 106 109 107 108 109 MB/s
Read 101
Write 99.2
Mixed 36.5
SusWrite 108
115% 86 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.5
84% 0.97 MB/s
249GB free, PID 0212
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 76 78 78 78 78 78 MB/s
Read 63
Write 76
Mixed 32
SusWrite 77.6
85% 62.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.6
80% 0.93 MB/s
604GB free, PID 0212
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 60 60 61 61 61 61 MB/s
Read 53.7
Write 77.5
Mixed 31.8
SusWrite 60.7
77% 55.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.7
84% 0.97 MB/s
27GB free, PID 0212
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 38 38 38 38 38 38 MB/s
Read 31.1
Write 27.6
Mixed 21.5
SusWrite 38.1
40% 29.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.3
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.5
79% 0.87 MB/s
686GB free, PID 0212
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 36 36 34 36 36 36 MB/s
Read 29.1
Write 31.7
Mixed 18.2
SusWrite 35.6
39% 28.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.6
76% 0.87 MB/s
661GB free, PID 0212
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 24 25 25 25 25 24 MB/s
Read 29.9
Write 23
Mixed 18.7
SusWrite 24.9
32% 24.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.5
76% 0.87 MB/s
412GB free, PID 0212
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 5.8 17 24 26 21 17 MB/s
Read 9.7
Write 7.7
Mixed 6.9
SusWrite 18.6
15% 10.7 MB/s
4K Read 0
4K Write 0.1
4K Mixed 0.1
7% 0.07 MB/s
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