Average Bench: 37.9% (49th of 639)

Based on 9,775 user benchmarks.  Device: VID 0480 PID 0900 Model: TOSHIBA External USB 3.0
Poor: 14%Average: 37.9% Great: 53%

Poor average bench

The TOSHIBA External USB 3.0 1TB averaged 62.0% 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. 4K Random Write Speed 1.57MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 96.1MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the TOSHIBA External USB 3.0 1TB is 38.5%. 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 1.09MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 22.1MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 9,775 samples)
Min Avg Max
28.2 Read 101 146
22.4 Write 96.1 145
14.2 Mixed 22.1 37.9
22.5 SusWrite 83.8 135
97.8% 75.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.4 4K Read 1.09 1.5
0.4 4K Write 1.57 6.1
0.22 4K Mixed 0.44 0.7
72.4% 1.03 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest USB (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
931GB free, PID 0900
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 143 153 152 153 145 153 MB/s
Read 144
Write 114
Mixed 19.9
SusWrite 150
138% 107 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 6.9
4K Mixed 0.6
260% 2.97 MB/s
849GB free, PID 0900
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 123 121 123 123 123 123 MB/s
Read 139
Write 115
Mixed 52.3
SusWrite 123
140% 107 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 0.5
111% 1.5 MB/s
669GB free, PID 0900
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 118 129 129 130 130 130 MB/s
Read 139
Write 136
Mixed 19.1
SusWrite 128
137% 106 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0.4
36% 0.77 MB/s
176GB free, PID 0900
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 94 88 90 90 90 83 MB/s
Read 141
Write 134
Mixed 20
SusWrite 89.2
121% 96 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0.4
35% 0.73 MB/s
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