Average Bench: 36% (54th of 639)

Based on 2,257 user benchmarks.  Device: VID 0480 PID b207 Model: TOSHIBA External USB 3.0
Poor: 15%Average: 36% Great: 51%

Poor average bench

The TOSHIBA External USB 3.0 2TB averaged 63.9% 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 1.72MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 87.6MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the TOSHIBA External USB 3.0 2TB is 36.4%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the TOSHIBA External USB 3.0 2TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.72MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 30.6MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,257 samples)
Min Avg Max
30.4 Read 89.4 145
24 Write 87.6 144
18.8 Mixed 30.6 47.8
24 SusWrite 80.9 130
94.9% 72.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.4 4K Read 0.72 1.4
0.5 4K Write 1.72 4.7
0.3 4K Mixed 0.6 0.8
81.6% 1.01 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest USB (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
2TB free, PID b207
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 129 128 128 128 129 128 MB/s
Read 124
Write 126
Mixed 50
SusWrite 128
143% 107 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.7
97% 1.1 MB/s
1.5TB free, PID b207
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 106 106 106 106 107 106 MB/s
Read 105
Write 101
Mixed 45.8
SusWrite 106
119% 89.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.7
94% 1.07 MB/s
791GB free, PID b207
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 114 111 113 114 112 113 MB/s
Read 121
Write 125
Mixed 19.1
SusWrite 113
123% 94.4 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 0.7
49% 0.87 MB/s
371GB free, PID b207
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 89 93 91 90 89 91 MB/s
Read 93.5
Write 86.5
Mixed 39.5
SusWrite 90.5
102% 77.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.7
90% 1 MB/s
199GB free, PID b207
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 87 85 86 86 86 87 MB/s
Read 97.8
Write 99
Mixed 43.8
SusWrite 86.1
108% 81.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.8
97% 1.1 MB/s
1.5TB free, PID b207
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 81 81 82 81 81 81 MB/s
Read 104
Write 100
Mixed 37.2
SusWrite 81
105% 80.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.5
76% 0.87 MB/s
82GB free, PID b207
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 55 55 55 55 55 56 MB/s
Read 60.3
Write 62.9
Mixed 28.5
SusWrite 55.2
69% 51.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.6
70% 0.83 MB/s
747GB free, PID b207
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 24 24 24 23 24 25 MB/s
Read 30.5
Write 23.2
Mixed 24.8
SusWrite 23.9
34% 25.6 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0.3
31% 0.63 MB/s
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