Average Bench: 33.4% (68th of 639)

Based on 3,805 user benchmarks.  Device: VID 0480 PID b207 Model: TOSHIBA External USB 3.0
Poor: 13%Average: 33.4% Great: 51%

Poor average bench

The TOSHIBA External USB 3.0 1TB averaged 66.5% 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 1.62MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 79.9MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the TOSHIBA External USB 3.0 1TB is 38.3%. 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 0.72MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 26.3MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,805 samples)
Min Avg Max
26.1 Read 82.1 145
20.6 Write 79.9 144
14.4 Mixed 26.3 37.8
20.2 SusWrite 75.2 130
86.5% 65.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.4 4K Read 0.72 1.4
0.4 4K Write 1.62 5.4
0.2 4K Mixed 0.5 0.7
74.6% 0.95 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest USB (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
408GB free, PID b207
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 110 106 108 108 108 109 MB/s
Read 136
Write 139
Mixed 20
SusWrite 108
130% 101 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 0.7
49% 0.87 MB/s
702GB free, PID b207
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 102 100 95 102 102 103 MB/s
Read 102
Write 103
Mixed 38
SusWrite 100
114% 85.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.5
77% 0.9 MB/s
473GB free, PID b207
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 89 90 90 90 90 90 MB/s
Read 90.1
Write 90.4
Mixed 35.6
SusWrite 89.7
102% 76.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.6
80% 0.93 MB/s
119GB free, PID b207
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 88 88 89 90 89 89 MB/s
Read 83.3
Write 80.9
Mixed 34
SusWrite 88.8
96% 71.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.7
84% 0.97 MB/s
61GB free, PID b207
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 38 38 39 39 39 39 MB/s
Read 37.3
Write 38.5
Mixed 25.8
SusWrite 38.6
48% 35.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 6.1
4K Mixed 0.5
227% 2.43 MB/s
617GB free, PID b207
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 25 25 25 23 25 25 MB/s
Read 31.7
Write 24
Mixed 20.9
SusWrite 24.5
33% 25.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 5.2
4K Mixed 0.4
193% 2.1 MB/s
254GB free, PID b207
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 36 38 38 38 39 39 MB/s
Read 38.7
Write 37
Mixed 15.2
SusWrite 38.1
43% 32.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0.2
26% 0.47 MB/s
19GB free, PID b207
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 29 37 37 34 37 35 MB/s
Read 34.8
Write 34.5
Mixed 26.7
SusWrite 34.9
44% 32.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0.4
34% 0.6 MB/s
27GB free, PID b207
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 21 23 24 24 22 23 MB/s
Read 20.6
Write 22.8
Mixed 17.3
SusWrite 22.9
29% 20.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.4
64% 0.8 MB/s
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