Average Bench: 40.8% (40th of 639)

Based on 2,870 user benchmarks.  Device: VID 0480 PID 0900 Model: TOSHIBA External USB 3.0
Poor: 16%Average: 40.8% Great: 53%

Below average average bench

The TOSHIBA External USB 3.0 4TB averaged 59.1% 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. Sequential Write Speed 110MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 90.9MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the TOSHIBA External USB 3.0 4TB is 37%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the TOSHIBA External USB 3.0 4TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 1.17MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 22.5MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,870 samples)
Min Avg Max
30.3 Read 113 147
24.7 Write 110 148
14.5 Mixed 22.5 46
21.8 SusWrite 90.9 135
108% 84 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.4 4K Read 1.17 1.5
0.4 4K Write 1.42 6.3
0.2 4K Mixed 0.44 0.7
67.9% 1.01 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest USB (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
808GB free, PID 0900
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 97 90 91 91 86 90 MB/s
Read 140
Write 136
Mixed 60.7
SusWrite 90.8
139% 107 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 6.2
4K Mixed 0.6
236% 2.73 MB/s
436GB free, PID 0900
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 123 128 127 130 132 133 MB/s
Read 140
Write 147
Mixed 21.2
SusWrite 129
142% 109 MB/s
4K Read 1.5
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 0.4
40% 0.83 MB/s
2.5TB free, PID 0900
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 122 120 119 122 120 122 MB/s
Read 142
Write 142
Mixed 21.2
SusWrite 121
138% 106 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0.6
43% 0.83 MB/s
1.5TB free, PID 0900
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 124 123 125 125 125 125 MB/s
Read 132
Write 134
Mixed 18.7
SusWrite 125
133% 102 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0.4
34% 0.57 MB/s
1.5TB free, PID 0900
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 114 110 113 113 113 113 MB/s
Read 140
Write 144
Mixed 20.7
SusWrite 113
135% 104 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0.4
35% 0.73 MB/s
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