Average Bench: 29.3% (109th of 639)

Based on 2,805 user benchmarks.  Device: VID 0480 PID a00d Model: TOSHIBA External USB 3.0
Poor: 10%Average: 29.3% Great: 44%

Very poor average bench

The TOSHIBA External USB 3.0 1TB averaged 70.6% 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. 4K Random Write Speed 1.58MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 66.8MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the TOSHIBA External USB 3.0 1TB is 33.9%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the TOSHIBA External USB 3.0 1TB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.45MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 67.5MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,805 samples)
Min Avg Max
19.2 Read 67.5 106
19 Write 66.8 107
13.4 Mixed 28.7 37.2
17.9 SusWrite 66.8 108
76.4% 57.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.2 4K Read 0.45 0.5
0.3 4K Write 1.58 1.9
0.3 4K Mixed 0.56 0.7
74.4% 0.86 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest USB (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
868GB free, PID a00d
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 113 112 112 113 112 112 MB/s
Read 109
Write 105
Mixed 37.2
SusWrite 112
120% 90.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.6
87% 1 MB/s
923GB free, PID a00d
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 111 111 111 111 111 111 MB/s
Read 110
Write 108
Mixed 37.8
SusWrite 111
121% 91.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.5
84% 0.97 MB/s
42GB free, PID a00d
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 73 73 74 72 73 72 MB/s
Read 72.3
Write 86.8
Mixed 33.7
SusWrite 72.7
90% 66.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.6
80% 0.9 MB/s
227GB free, PID a00d
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 62 63 62 63 63 64 MB/s
Read 57.9
Write 57.8
Mixed 21.4
SusWrite 62.9
67% 50 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 0.3
4K Mixed 0.3
22% 0.37 MB/s
899GB free, PID a00d
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 40 39 39 31 22 34 MB/s
Read 39.7
Write 39.2
Mixed 33
SusWrite 34.1
49% 36.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.6
77% 0.9 MB/s
215GB free, PID a00d
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 20 21 18 18 17 18 MB/s
Read 29.7
Write 18.2
Mixed 17.4
SusWrite 18.5
27% 21 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.6
80% 0.9 MB/s
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