Average Bench: 89.6% (31st of 979)

Based on 8,350 user benchmarks.  Models: TOSHIBA DT01ACA300, TOSHIBA DT01ACA3

Very good average bench

The Toshiba DT01ACA300 3TB averaged just 10.4% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Toshiba DT01ACA300 3TB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 140MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 161MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Toshiba DT01ACA300 3TB is 51.2%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Toshiba DT01ACA300 3TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.2MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.79MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 8,350 samples)
Min Avg Max
101 Read 161 199
95.1 Write 151 190
31.1 Mixed 140 178
113% 151 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.4 4K Read 0.85 1.15
1.08 4K Write 1.79 2.25
0.15 4K Mixed 0.2 0.25
90.9% 0.95 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
3TB free
Firmware: MX6OABB0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 176
Write 196
Mixed 171
136% 181 MB/s
4K Read 1.15
4K Write 2.23
4K Mixed 0.22
114% 1.2 MB/s
2.5TB free
Firmware: MX6OABB0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 174
Write 177
Mixed 175
132% 175 MB/s
4K Read 1.08
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.24
112% 1.17 MB/s
2TB free
Firmware: MX6OABB0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 177
Write 156
Mixed 160
124% 164 MB/s
4K Read 0.84
4K Write 1.97
4K Mixed 0.19
92% 1 MB/s
2.5TB free
Firmware: MX6OABB0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 162
Write 158
Mixed 146
117% 155 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.73
4K Mixed 0.24
79% 0.82 MB/s
2.5TB free
Firmware: MX6OABB0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 161
Write 156
Mixed 155
119% 157 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.84
4K Mixed 0.22
95% 0.98 MB/s
869GB free
Firmware: MX6OABB0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 150
Write 139
Mixed 147
110% 145 MB/s
4K Read 1.07
4K Write 1.87
4K Mixed 0.19
101% 1.05 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: MX6OABB0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 145
Write 142
Mixed 18.3
74% 102 MB/s
4K Read 1.12
4K Write 1.76
4K Mixed 0.18
100% 1.02 MB/s
321GB free
Firmware: MX6O Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 105
Write 99.6
Mixed 110
79% 105 MB/s
4K Read 0.59
4K Write 1.79
4K Mixed 0.21
81% 0.86 MB/s
401GB free
Firmware: MX6OABB0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 105
Write 91.2
Mixed 95.9
73% 97.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.77
4K Write 1.76
4K Mixed 0.18
85% 0.9 MB/s
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Desktop
Desktop 86%
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Workstation
Workstation 66%
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Motherboard: Asus Z170-A - $145

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 88% - Excellent Total price: $1,057

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