Average Bench: 33.5% (66th of 639)

Based on 2,752 user benchmarks.  Device: VID 0480 PID b207 Model: TOSHIBA External USB 3.0
Poor: 13%Average: 33.5% Great: 52%

Poor average bench

The TOSHIBA External USB 3.0 1TB averaged 66.4% 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. 4K Random Write Speed 1.65MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 80.8MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the TOSHIBA External USB 3.0 1TB is 38.8%. 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 0.75MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 25.5MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,752 samples)
Min Avg Max
26.6 Read 82.6 145
21.4 Write 80.8 144
13.7 Mixed 25.5 37.2
22.5 SusWrite 74.6 130
86.4% 65.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.4 4K Read 0.75 1.4
0.4 4K Write 1.65 5.55
0.2 4K Mixed 0.5 0.7
76% 0.97 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest USB (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
858GB free, PID b207
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 122 135 136 136 121 135 MB/s
Read 90.3
Write 90.3
Mixed 19.3
SusWrite 131
112% 82.7 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0.5
38% 0.67 MB/s
858GB free, PID b207
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 121 136 135 136 105 136 MB/s
Read 89.8
Write 91
Mixed 18
SusWrite 128
110% 81.7 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0.4
34% 0.63 MB/s
440GB free, PID b207
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 42 42 41 41 41 41 MB/s
Read 39.7
Write 41.2
Mixed 24.6
SusWrite 41.5
50% 36.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.5
77% 0.9 MB/s
569GB free, PID b207
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 30 37 38 39 38 38 MB/s
Read 38
Write 37.5
Mixed 20
SusWrite 36.8
44% 33.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.6
70% 0.83 MB/s
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