Average Bench: 94.2% (17th of 1002)

Based on 8,879 user benchmarks.  Models: TOSHIBA HDWD120, TOSHIB HDWD120

Excellent average bench

The Toshiba P300 2TB averaged just 5.8% 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.

Strengths

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 148MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 167MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Toshiba P300 2TB is 41.9%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Toshiba P300 2TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.2MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.85MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 8,879 samples)
Min Avg Max
115 Read 167 199
115 Write 162 195
79.8 Mixed 148 180
119% 159 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.51 4K Read 0.87 1.16
1.17 4K Write 1.85 2.29
0.15 4K Mixed 0.2 0.24
93.2% 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
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 196
Write 181
Mixed 174
138% 183 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.33
4K Mixed 0.23
115% 1.22 MB/s
841GB free
Firmware: MX4OACF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 170
Write 143
Mixed 163
120% 159 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.01
4K Mixed 0.2
92% 1 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 9,247,063 HDDs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $49 @ launch in Oct '15
EbayUS HDWD120XZSTA $6020 mins
AmazonUS HDWD120XZSTA $6112 mins
NeweggUS HDWD120XZSTA $635 hrs
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Typical P300 2TB Builds (Compare 13,588 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 69%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 67%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus PRIME B350-PLUS - $90

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 87% - Excellent Total price: $817

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 Comments

Performance that meets demands...

Added 2 years ago.

Excellent

3 months ago.

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


Outstanding

12 months ago.

Excellent read performance at a great price


Poor

8 days ago.

to much noise.


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