Average Bench: 38.9% (48th of 639)

Based on 1,731 user benchmarks.  Device: VID 0480 PID 0900 Model: TOSHIBA External USB 3.0
Poor: 12%Average: 38.9% Great: 53%

Poor average bench

The TOSHIBA External USB 3.0 1TB averaged 61.0% 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. Sequential Write Speed 101MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 88.2MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the TOSHIBA External USB 3.0 1TB is 41.2%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the TOSHIBA External USB 3.0 1TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 1.21MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 22MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,731 samples)
Min Avg Max
23.9 Read 105 147
20.7 Write 101 147
12.8 Mixed 22 39.6
20.9 SusWrite 88.2 137
102% 78.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.4 4K Read 1.21 1.5
0.47 4K Write 1.37 5.73
0.3 4K Mixed 0.46 0.7
66.6% 1.01 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest USB (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
573GB free, PID 0900
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 137 145 145 145 145 141 MB/s
Read 149
Write 127
Mixed 21.3
SusWrite 143
142% 110 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0.5
39% 0.8 MB/s
809GB free, PID 0900
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 121 115 111 111 111 111 MB/s
Read 138
Write 118
Mixed 54
SusWrite 113
138% 106 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0.4
35% 0.73 MB/s
281GB free, PID 0900
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 107 100 100 101 100 101 MB/s
Read 148
Write 149
Mixed 21.3
SusWrite 102
134% 105 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 0.4
39% 0.8 MB/s
46GB free, PID 0900
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 41 42 42 42 42 40 MB/s
Read 39.4
Write 40
Mixed 25.5
SusWrite 41.5
50% 36.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 6.2
4K Mixed 0.4
227% 2.43 MB/s
654GB free, PID 0900
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 27 29 29 28 28 29 MB/s
Read 32.3
Write 26.5
Mixed 22.3
SusWrite 28.3
36% 27.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 4.3
4K Mixed 0.4
163% 1.87 MB/s
458GB free, PID 0900
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 17 17 17 17 17 17 MB/s
Read 32
Write 27.2
Mixed 22.7
SusWrite 17.2
32% 24.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 3.7
4K Mixed 0.4
142% 1.6 MB/s
791GB free, PID 0900
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 26 27 27 25 28 29 MB/s
Read 28.8
Write 24
Mixed 12.8
SusWrite 27
30% 23.1 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0.4
35% 0.67 MB/s
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