Average Bench: 38.1% (48th of 639)

Based on 12,078 user benchmarks.  Device: VID 0480 PID 0900 Model: TOSHIBA External USB 3.0
Poor: 15%Average: 38.1% Great: 52%

Poor average bench

The TOSHIBA External USB 3.0 1TB averaged 61.9% 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. Sequential Write Speed 99.4MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.47MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the TOSHIBA External USB 3.0 1TB is 37.3%. 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 1.1MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 21.9MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 12,078 samples)
Min Avg Max
28.2 Read 99.7 144
24.2 Write 99.4 146
13.5 Mixed 21.9 36.6
22 SusWrite 86.3 136
100% 76.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.4 4K Read 1.1 1.5
0.4 4K Write 1.47 5.93
0.2 4K Mixed 0.44 0.7
69.1% 1 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest USB (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
899GB free, PID 0900
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 130 133 131 129 129 128 MB/s
Read 81.8
Write 90.8
Mixed 40.7
SusWrite 130
119% 85.9 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 5.3
4K Mixed 0.5
201% 2.3 MB/s
928GB free, PID 0900
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 137 144 144 142 142 142 MB/s
Read 128
Write 115
Mixed 21.2
SusWrite 142
133% 101 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0.5
39% 0.8 MB/s
918GB free, PID 0900
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 129 136 136 136 136 133 MB/s
Read 117
Write 128
Mixed 21.1
SusWrite 134
133% 99.9 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0.5
39% 0.8 MB/s
730GB free, PID 0900
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 129 121 121 116 109 114 MB/s
Read 136
Write 123
Mixed 19
SusWrite 118
127% 98.9 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0.4
35% 0.7 MB/s
568GB free, PID 0900
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 128 127 131 128 129 128 MB/s
Read 107
Write 127
Mixed 20
SusWrite 128
128% 95.5 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0.4
35% 0.7 MB/s
217GB free, PID 0900
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 98 97 98 98 99 99 MB/s
Read 120
Write 139
Mixed 20.7
SusWrite 98
123% 94.3 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0.5
39% 0.77 MB/s
261GB free, PID 0900
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 85 81 82 82 81 83 MB/s
Read 116
Write 110
Mixed 20
SusWrite 82.1
104% 81.9 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0.5
39% 0.8 MB/s
77GB free, PID 0900
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 26 24 28 28 27 27 MB/s
Read 55.9
Write 25.7
Mixed 22.4
SusWrite 26.6
39% 32.7 MB/s
4K Read 7.6
4K Write 0.8
4K Mixed 0.6
76% 3 MB/s
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