Average Bench: 39.6% (44th of 639)

Based on 1,155 user benchmarks.  Device: VID 0480 PID 0820 Model: TOSHIBA External USB 3.0
Poor: 15%Average: 39.6% Great: 53%

Poor average bench

The TOSHIBA External USB 3.0 1TB averaged 60.4% 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.

Strengths

Avg. Sequential Write Speed 103MB/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 37.9%. 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 1.14MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 22MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,155 samples)
Min Avg Max
29.2 Read 106 147
25.2 Write 103 147
15.2 Mixed 22 38.1
25.3 SusWrite 89 137
104% 80.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.5 4K Read 1.14 1.5
0.4 4K Write 1.47 6.1
0.24 4K Mixed 0.45 0.7
69.7% 1.02 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest USB (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
841GB free, PID 0820
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 97 99 116 118 102 100 MB/s
Read 86.2
Write 78.9
Mixed 39.5
SusWrite 105
104% 77.4 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 5.7
4K Mixed 0.6
219% 2.5 MB/s
595GB free, PID 0820
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 126 126 127 127 127 127 MB/s
Read 142
Write 110
Mixed 21.2
SusWrite 127
127% 99.8 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0.5
39% 0.8 MB/s
921GB free, PID 0820
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 118 122 124 123 123 121 MB/s
Read 121
Write 102
Mixed 20.5
SusWrite 122
118% 91.3 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0.4
35% 0.7 MB/s
36GB free, PID 0820
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 110 101 97 95 106 104 MB/s
Read 132
Write 129
Mixed 21.1
SusWrite 102
123% 96 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0.7
46% 0.87 MB/s
473GB free, PID 0820
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 107 120 120 119 111 120 MB/s
Read 68.7
Write 81.5
Mixed 9.5
SusWrite 116
95% 68.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 0.7
4K Mixed 0.3
37% 0.6 MB/s
841GB free, PID 0820
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 92 100 116 115 73 91 MB/s
Read 87.9
Write 85.5
Mixed 18.7
SusWrite 97.8
96% 72.5 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 0.4
38% 0.67 MB/s
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