Average Bench: 93.1% (20th of 995)

Based on 8,171 user benchmarks.  Models: TOSHIBA HDWD120, TOSHIB HDWD120

Excellent average bench

The Toshiba P300 2TB averaged just 6.8% 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.


Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 146MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 165MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Toshiba P300 2TB is 45.9%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Toshiba P300 2TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.2MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.83MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 8,171 samples)
Min Avg Max
108 Read 165 200
114 Write 160 191
74.3 Mixed 146 180
118% 157 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.47 4K Read 0.86 1.14
0.97 4K Write 1.83 2.31
0.15 4K Mixed 0.2 0.25
92.5% 0.97 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
2TB free
Firmware: MX4OACF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 199
Write 187
Mixed 176
141% 187 MB/s
4K Read 1.18
4K Write 2.19
4K Mixed 0.22
114% 1.2 MB/s
768GB free
Firmware: MX4OACF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 160
Write 151
Mixed 151
116% 154 MB/s
4K Read 0.66
4K Write 1.98
4K Mixed 0.21
88% 0.95 MB/s
617GB free
Firmware: MX4OACF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 134
Write 117
Mixed 141
99% 131 MB/s
4K Read 0.51
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.23
82% 0.88 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 8,301,097 HDDs tested.


Approx. $49 @ launch in Oct '15
AmazonUS HDWD120XZSTA $583 hrs
NeweggUS HDWD120XZSTA $586 hrs
EbayUS HDWD120XZSTA $6210 mins
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Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation 65%
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Motherboard: Asus Z170 PRO GAMING - $157

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 86% - Excellent Total price: $1,185

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1 month ago.

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


10 months ago.

Excellent read performance at a great price

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