Average Bench: 28.4% (110th of 639)

Based on 2,964 user benchmarks.  Device: VID 0480 PID a00c Model: TOSHIBA External USB 3.0
Poor: 12%Average: 28.4% Great: 45%

Very poor average bench

The TOSHIBA External USB 3.0 1TB averaged 71.6% 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 1.57MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 64.2MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the TOSHIBA External USB 3.0 1TB is 33%. 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 65MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,964 samples)
Min Avg Max
25 Read 65 108
20.2 Write 64.2 107
14 Mixed 27.9 37.3
17.5 SusWrite 64.2 108
73.6% 55.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.3 4K Read 0.45 0.5
0.5 4K Write 1.57 1.8
0.31 4K Mixed 0.56 0.7
74.1% 0.86 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest USB (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
792GB free, PID a00c
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 105 105 105 106 105 106 MB/s
Read 99.5
Write 103
Mixed 36.7
SusWrite 105
115% 86.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.6
84% 0.97 MB/s
590GB free, PID a00c
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 91 91 92 92 93 93 MB/s
Read 93.5
Write 91.5
Mixed 35.7
SusWrite 92
104% 78.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.6
80% 0.93 MB/s
395GB free, PID a00c
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 97 98 97 96 96 96 MB/s
Read 85
Write 95.8
Mixed 36.7
SusWrite 96.6
106% 78.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.5
73% 0.87 MB/s
931GB free, PID a00c
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 43 43 43 43 43 43 MB/s
Read 41.3
Write 42.5
Mixed 25.2
SusWrite 42.9
51% 38 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.6
84% 0.97 MB/s
452GB free, PID a00c
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 41 41 41 38 41 41 MB/s
Read 39.2
Write 40.7
Mixed 22.5
SusWrite 40.4
48% 35.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.6
73% 0.83 MB/s
452GB free, PID a00c
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 38 38 39 40 40 40 MB/s
Read 38.8
Write 39.8
Mixed 21.7
SusWrite 39.3
47% 34.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.6
63% 0.73 MB/s
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