Average Bench: 75.1% (107th of 1002)

Based on 341 user benchmarks.  Models: TOSHIBA HDWA120, TOSHIB HDWA120

Good average bench

The Toshiba E300 2TB averaged 24.9% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Toshiba E300 2TB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 118MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.7MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Toshiba E300 2TB is 35.7%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Toshiba E300 2TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.16MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.71MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 341 samples)
Min Avg Max
94 Read 132 162
93.9 Write 130 155
14.5 Mixed 118 158
95% 126 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.37 4K Read 0.71 0.94
1.07 4K Write 1.7 2.13
0.12 4K Mixed 0.16 0.2
79.3% 0.86 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
2TB free
Firmware: MZ4OACF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5700 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 163
Write 145
Mixed 155
116% 154 MB/s
4K Read 0.89
4K Write 1.69
4K Mixed 0.16
87% 0.91 MB/s
921GB free
Firmware: MZ4OACF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5700 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 149
Write 138
Mixed 135
106% 141 MB/s
4K Read 0.94
4K Write 1.67
4K Mixed 0.15
87% 0.92 MB/s
1TB free
Firmware: MZ4OACF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5700 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 132
Write 130
Mixed 94
88% 119 MB/s
4K Read 0.44
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.18
62% 0.64 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: MZ4OACF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5700 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 133
Write 129
Mixed 129
98% 130 MB/s
4K Read 0.95
4K Write 1.81
4K Mixed 0.17
93% 0.98 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 9,209,424 HDDs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $78 @ launch in Oct '15
AmazonUS HDWA120XZSTA $6915 months
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Typical E300 2TB Builds (Compare 4,160 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 39%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 63%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 33%
Sail boat

Motherboard: MSI H110M PRO-VD (MS-7996) - $49

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 82% - Excellent Total price: $399

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