Average Bench: 40.3% (41st of 639)

Based on 1,988 user benchmarks.  Device: VID 0480 PID 0900 Model: TOSHIBA External USB 3.0
Poor: 15%Average: 40.3% Great: 53%

Below average average bench

The TOSHIBA External USB 3.0 1TB averaged 59.6% 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 103MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.55MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the TOSHIBA External USB 3.0 1TB is 38.4%. 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 22.5MB/s
ADVERTISEMENT

Average Bench

(Based on 1,988 samples)
Min Avg Max
27.7 Read 106 147
22.1 Write 103 147
14.6 Mixed 22.5 39.1
23.2 SusWrite 91.5 137
105% 80.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.47 4K Read 1.12 1.5
0.4 4K Write 1.55 6
0.3 4K Mixed 0.46 0.7
72.5% 1.04 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest USB (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
765GB free, PID 0900
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 129 135 136 136 137 133 MB/s
Read 133
Write 118
Mixed 55.7
SusWrite 134
146% 110 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 5.8
4K Mixed 0.6
222% 2.57 MB/s
676GB free, PID 0900
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 130 131 131 131 131 130 MB/s
Read 146
Write 147
Mixed 19.9
SusWrite 130
144% 111 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 0.5
42% 0.8 MB/s
616GB free, PID 0900
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 115 112 112 113 112 113 MB/s
Read 140
Write 117
Mixed 21.2
SusWrite 113
124% 97.7 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0.4
35% 0.73 MB/s
286GB free, PID 0900
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 110 106 108 106 113 114 MB/s
Read 136
Write 140
Mixed 20
SusWrite 110
131% 101 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0.5
39% 0.8 MB/s
761GB free, PID 0900
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 113 115 126 126 115 126 MB/s
Read 90.3
Write 84.7
Mixed 19.3
SusWrite 120
105% 78.6 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 0.7
48% 0.77 MB/s
104GB free, PID 0900
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 73 67 68 68 68 66 MB/s
Read 126
Write 128
Mixed 21.2
SusWrite 68.2
108% 85.8 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 0.5
43% 0.83 MB/s
666GB free, PID 0900
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 22 20 22 21 22 17 MB/s
Read 28.3
Write 23.3
Mixed 20.2
SusWrite 20.6
30% 23.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 4.5
4K Mixed 0.4
170% 1.9 MB/s
1,988 MORE »
How Fast Is Your USB? (Bench your build) Size up your PC in less than a minute.

Welcome to our freeware PC speed test tool. UserBenchmark will test your PC and compare the results to other users with the same components. You can quickly size up your PC, identify hardware problems and explore the best upgrades.

UserBenchmark of the month

How it works

  • - Download and run UserBenchMark.
  • - CPU tests include: integer, floating and string.
  • - GPU tests include: six 3D game simulations.
  • - Drive tests include: read, write, sustained write and mixed IO.
  • - RAM tests include: single/multi core bandwidth and latency.
  • - Reports are generated and presented on userbenchmark.com.
  • - Identify the strongest components in your PC.
  • - See speed test results from other users.
  • - Compare your components to the current market leaders.
  • - Explore your best upgrade options with a virtual PC build.
  • - Compare your in-game FPS to other users with your hardware.
  • - Share your opinion by voting.
USB Flash Drive Rankings (Price vs Performance) November 2019 USB Rankings.

We highlight the best USB flash drive in terms of balanced performance and value for money using current prices, sequential read, sequential write , 4k read and 4k write speed. The speeds are combined to form a single effective speed which measures performance for tasks such as copying photos, music and videos. Effective speed is adjusted by current price and capacity to yield value for money. Finally thousands of individual user ratings are used to validate our benchmark figures. [USBFlashPro]

ADVERTISEMENT

Group Test Results

  • Best user rated - User sentiment trumps benchmarks for this comparison.
  • Best value for money - Value for money is based on real world performance.
  • Fastest real world speed - Real World Speed measures performance for typical consumers.

 Comments

639 Drives (Compared) Thousands of user benchmarks compiled into one comparison list.

See how consistently different USBs perform with varying real world conditions. The charts also illustrate overall performance, popularity and rank.

 Frequently Asked Questions

 Best User Rated

The Best.
CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i5-9400F $148Nvidia GTX 1660S (Super) $234Crucial MX500 250GB $45
Intel Core i5-9600K $210Nvidia GTX 1660 $210Samsung 850 Evo 120GB $150
Intel Core i7-9700K $340Nvidia GTX 1660-Ti $260Samsung 860 Evo 250GB $49
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $44Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $65SanDisk Extreme 64GB $88
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $40G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $612SanDisk Extreme 32GB $48
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $75Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $80SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $14
Today's hottest deals
About  •  User Guide  •  FAQs  •  Email  •  Privacy  •  Developer Feedback