Average Bench: 40.2% (43rd of 639)

Based on 1,490 user benchmarks.  Device: VID 0480 PID 0900 Model: TOSHIBA External USB 3.0
Poor: 12%Average: 40.2% Great: 53%

Below average average bench

The TOSHIBA External USB 3.0 2TB averaged 59.8% 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 107MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 90.8MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the TOSHIBA External USB 3.0 2TB is 41.1%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the TOSHIBA External USB 3.0 2TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 1.29MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 21.6MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,490 samples)
Min Avg Max
25.6 Read 111 148
22 Write 107 148
12.8 Mixed 21.6 32
22.7 SusWrite 90.8 137
107% 82.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.3 4K Read 1.29 1.5
0.4 4K Write 1.28 6
0.2 4K Mixed 0.44 0.7
63.4% 1.01 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest USB (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
73GB free, PID 0900
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 125 126 125 126 126 124 MB/s
Read 140
Write 137
Mixed 19.3
SusWrite 125
136% 105 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0.4
36% 0.77 MB/s
934GB free, PID 0900
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 115 116 118 118 118 118 MB/s
Read 126
Write 135
Mixed 20
SusWrite 117
130% 99.7 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0.5
39% 0.77 MB/s
1.5TB free, PID 0900
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 104 101 94 99 101 101 MB/s
Read 138
Write 141
Mixed 20
SusWrite 100
128% 99.6 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0.5
39% 0.77 MB/s
507GB free, PID 0900
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 98 97 104 105 101 105 MB/s
Read 104
Write 96
Mixed 9.5
SusWrite 101
100% 77.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 0.7
4K Mixed 0.7
51% 0.77 MB/s
1.5TB free, PID 0900
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 38 39 39 38 38 38 MB/s
Read 38
Write 36.5
Mixed 26.5
SusWrite 38.4
47% 34.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 6.1
4K Mixed 0.5
227% 2.47 MB/s
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