Average Bench: 30.1% (90th of 639)

Based on 1,691 user benchmarks.  Device: VID 0480 PID a00c Model: TOSHIBA External USB 3.0
Poor: 13%Average: 30.1% Great: 44%

Poor average bench

The TOSHIBA External USB 3.0 2TB averaged 69.8% 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. 4K Random Write Speed 1.47MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 70.2MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the TOSHIBA External USB 3.0 2TB is 30.7%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the TOSHIBA External USB 3.0 2TB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.45MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 70.4MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,691 samples)
Min Avg Max
27.5 Read 70.4 108
23 Write 69.7 105
16.1 Mixed 29 37.2
21.4 SusWrite 70.2 108
79.5% 59.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.3 4K Read 0.45 0.5
0.3 4K Write 1.47 1.8
0.4 4K Mixed 0.54 0.7
70% 0.82 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest USB (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
2TB free, PID a00c
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 100 103 102 103 102 102 MB/s
Read 97.8
Write 98.2
Mixed 36.7
SusWrite 102
112% 83.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.6
84% 0.97 MB/s
313GB free, PID a00c
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 61 62 62 62 62 62 MB/s
Read 104
Write 87.2
Mixed 36.7
SusWrite 62.1
92% 72.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.5
73% 0.87 MB/s
363GB free, PID a00c
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 65 64 64 64 64 65 MB/s
Read 96.8
Write 91.2
Mixed 34.2
SusWrite 64.3
92% 71.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.6
80% 0.93 MB/s
112GB free, PID a00c
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 61 61 61 61 61 61 MB/s
Read 61.5
Write 74.5
Mixed 31
SusWrite 61
77% 57 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.6
77% 0.9 MB/s
82GB free, PID a00c
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 60 55 58 55 54 55 MB/s
Read 48.5
Write 59.5
Mixed 29
SusWrite 56.1
66% 48.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.5
70% 0.83 MB/s
96GB free, PID a00c
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 39 39 39 39 39 39 MB/s
Read 36.3
Write 37.7
Mixed 22.7
SusWrite 39.1
46% 33.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.6
73% 0.87 MB/s
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