Average Bench: 40.3% (41st of 639)

Based on 1,690 user benchmarks.  Device: VID 0480 PID 0900 Model: TOSHIBA External USB 3.0
Poor: 12%Average: 40.3% Great: 53%

Below average average bench

The TOSHIBA External USB 3.0 2TB 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 108MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 91.6MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the TOSHIBA External USB 3.0 2TB is 41.2%. 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 21.5MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,690 samples)
Min Avg Max
25.6 Read 112 148
21.3 Write 108 148
12.8 Mixed 21.5 30.5
20.6 SusWrite 91.6 138
108% 83.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.4 4K Read 1.29 1.5
0.4 4K Write 1.23 5.8
0.2 4K Mixed 0.44 0.7
61.5% 0.99 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest USB (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
1.5TB free, PID 0900
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 116 113 122 121 121 124 MB/s
Read 140
Write 112
Mixed 55.5
SusWrite 119
138% 107 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 6.1
4K Mixed 0.4
226% 2.63 MB/s
1.5TB free, PID 0900
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 107 138 139 139 139 138 MB/s
Read 146
Write 146
Mixed 20.2
SusWrite 133
144% 111 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0.4
35% 0.7 MB/s
1TB free, PID 0900
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 121 126 126 126 126 126 MB/s
Read 139
Write 134
Mixed 20.8
SusWrite 125
136% 105 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 0.5
42% 0.8 MB/s
1TB free, PID 0900
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 121 125 123 125 125 126 MB/s
Read 143
Write 144
Mixed 20.2
SusWrite 124
139% 108 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0.7
45% 0.8 MB/s
1TB free, PID 0900
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 120 118 120 119 120 120 MB/s
Read 140
Write 140
Mixed 20
SusWrite 119
136% 105 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0.4
36% 0.77 MB/s
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