Average Bench: 38.6% (46th of 639)

Based on 11,082 user benchmarks.  Device: VID 0480 PID 0900 Model: TOSHIBA External USB 3.0
Poor: 14%Average: 38.6% Great: 53%

Poor average bench

The TOSHIBA External USB 3.0 1TB averaged 61.4% 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.


Avg. Sequential Write Speed 98.8MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.48MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the TOSHIBA External USB 3.0 1TB is 39%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the TOSHIBA External USB 3.0 1TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 1.11MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 21.6MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 11,082 samples)
Min Avg Max
28.7 Read 103 146
23.2 Write 98.8 144
12.9 Mixed 21.6 38.3
21.6 SusWrite 86.5 134
100% 77.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.4 4K Read 1.11 1.5
0.5 4K Write 1.48 5.99
0.2 4K Mixed 0.44 0.7
69.3% 1.01 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest USB (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
188GB free, PID 0900
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 94 87 88 88 88 88 MB/s
Read 144
Write 135
Mixed 21.2
SusWrite 89.1
122% 97.3 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 5.8
4K Mixed 0.5
220% 2.57 MB/s
881GB free, PID 0900
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 122 118 117 117 120 119 MB/s
Read 139
Write 136
Mixed 20.2
SusWrite 119
133% 103 MB/s
4K Read 1.5
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0.7
46% 0.9 MB/s
350GB free, PID 0900
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 89 86 87 86 85 86 MB/s
Read 137
Write 128
Mixed 21.2
SusWrite 86.6
117% 93.2 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0.4
35% 0.73 MB/s
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