Average Bench: 90.9% (31st of 1010)

Based on 10,236 user benchmarks.  Models: TOSHIBA HDWD120, TOSHIB HDWD120

Excellent average bench

The Toshiba P300 2TB averaged just 9.1% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Toshiba P300 2TB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.59MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 1.03MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Toshiba P300 2TB is 53.4%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Toshiba P300 2TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 32.5MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 157MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 10,236 samples)
Min Avg Max
94.3 Read 160 196
93.1 Write 159 197
18.2 Mixed 32.5 52.6
97.4 SusWrite 157 194
91.8% 127 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.7 4K Read 1.03 1.2
1.1 4K Write 2.06 2.4
0.3 4K Mixed 0.59 0.8
147% 1.23 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
2TB free
Firmware: MX4OACF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 198 198 197 198 199 198 MB/s
Read 187
Write 156
Mixed 22.2
SusWrite 198
101% 141 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.5
142% 1.27 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: MX4OACF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 187 183 187 188 186 187 MB/s
Read 181
Write 178
Mixed 21.3
SusWrite 186
102% 141 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.6
151% 1.3 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 10,118,389 HDDs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $49 @ launch in Oct '15
AmazonUS HDWD120XZSTA $572 hrs
NeweggUS HDWD120XZSTA $6416 days
EbayUS HDWD120XZSTA $702 hrs
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Typical P300 2TB Builds (Compare 15,444 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 69%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 68%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus PRIME B350-PLUS - $93

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 88% - Excellent Total price: $808

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 Comments

Performance that meets demands...

Added 2 years ago.

Excellent

5 months ago.

£50 2TB HDD with 140MB/s 180read/write sequential. Honestly the best speed/cost hard drive out there.


Outstanding

14 months ago.

Excellent read performance at a great price


Poor

2 months ago.

to much noise.


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