Average Bench: 39% (48th of 639)

Based on 3,870 user benchmarks.  Device: VID 0480 PID 0900 Model: TOSHIBA External USB 3.0
Poor: 13%Average: 39% Great: 53%

Poor average bench

The TOSHIBA External USB 3.0 1TB averaged 60.9% 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. 4K Random Write Speed 1.59MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 98.1MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the TOSHIBA External USB 3.0 1TB is 40.6%. 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 1.12MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 22.3MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,870 samples)
Min Avg Max
27.2 Read 101 147
22.7 Write 98.1 146
13.5 Mixed 22.3 38.6
23.3 SusWrite 87.9 136
100% 77.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.5 4K Read 1.12 1.5
0.5 4K Write 1.59 6
0.3 4K Mixed 0.46 0.7
74% 1.06 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest USB (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
676GB free, PID 0900
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 139 141 142 141 141 137 MB/s
Read 122
Write 129
Mixed 20
SusWrite 140
137% 103 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0.5
39% 0.77 MB/s
543GB free, PID 0900
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 103 100 100 99 101 100 MB/s
Read 132
Write 137
Mixed 21.2
SusWrite 100
126% 97.5 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0.5
39% 0.8 MB/s
453GB free, PID 0900
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 108 114 114 114 109 111 MB/s
Read 88.2
Write 90.5
Mixed 19.2
SusWrite 112
104% 77.4 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0.4
34% 0.63 MB/s
566GB free, PID 0900
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 97 99 113 84 110 80 MB/s
Read 81.5
Write 60.7
Mixed 15.3
SusWrite 97.1
83% 63.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0.3
30% 0.57 MB/s
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