Average Bench: 38.4% (48th of 639)

Based on 2,201 user benchmarks.  Device: VID 0480 PID 0901 Model: TOSHIBA External USB 3.0
Poor: 12%Average: 38.4% Great: 53%

Poor average bench

The TOSHIBA External USB 3.0 1TB averaged 61.6% 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 1.54MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 96.3MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the TOSHIBA External USB 3.0 1TB is 40.4%. 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 1.1MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 21.3MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,201 samples)
Min Avg Max
24.9 Read 100 147
20 Write 96.3 147
12.8 Mixed 21.3 32.7
20.4 SusWrite 86.3 137
98.6% 76.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.4 4K Read 1.1 1.5
0.4 4K Write 1.54 5.7
0.3 4K Mixed 0.44 0.6
71.5% 1.03 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest USB (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
787GB free, PID 0901
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 119 128 127 127 116 127 MB/s
Read 89.2
Write 86.8
Mixed 40.5
SusWrite 124
116% 85.1 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 5.7
4K Mixed 0.6
218% 2.47 MB/s
321GB free, PID 0901
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 106 105 105 104 103 104 MB/s
Read 144
Write 139
Mixed 21.2
SusWrite 104
130% 102 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 0.4
4K Mixed 0.6
39% 0.8 MB/s
137GB free, PID 0901
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 91 84 81 80 80 81 MB/s
Read 150
Write 150
Mixed 21.2
SusWrite 82.7
127% 101 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 0.4
39% 0.8 MB/s
99GB free, PID 0901
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 74 67 67 68 68 68 MB/s
Read 146
Write 146
Mixed 21.1
SusWrite 68.8
119% 95.3 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0.4
36% 0.77 MB/s
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