Average Bench: 93.3% (18th of 995)

Based on 6,328 user benchmarks.  Model: TOSHIBA HDWD130

Excellent average bench

The Toshiba P300 3TB averaged just 6.7% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Toshiba P300 3TB near the top of the comparison list.


Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 147MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 167MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Toshiba P300 3TB is 46.3%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Toshiba P300 3TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.2MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.8MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 6,328 samples)
Min Avg Max
112 Read 167 201
111 Write 159 192
74.3 Mixed 147 180
118% 157 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.47 4K Read 0.87 1.14
0.91 4K Write 1.8 2.27
0.15 4K Mixed 0.2 0.24
91.8% 0.96 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
2.5TB free
Firmware: MX6OACF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 191
Write 188
Mixed 173
138% 184 MB/s
4K Read 1.01
4K Write 2.17
4K Mixed 0.19
104% 1.12 MB/s
2.5TB free
Firmware: MX6OACF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 186
Write 174
Mixed 166
132% 175 MB/s
4K Read 0.73
4K Write 1.71
4K Mixed 0.21
86% 0.89 MB/s
1TB free
Firmware: MX6OACF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 118
Write 162
Mixed 167
113% 149 MB/s
4K Read 0.44
4K Write 1.99
4K Mixed 0.2
77% 0.88 MB/s
136GB free
Firmware: MX6OACF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 114
Write 109
Mixed 120
86% 114 MB/s
4K Read 0.65
4K Write 1.78
4K Mixed 0.21
83% 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
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Workstation 65%
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Motherboard: Asus Z170 PRO GAMING - $157

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5 months ago.

Really quiet and fast! Great value, especially on sale.


3 months ago.

Bought two drives. Both became defective (extremely loud rotation sound while idling) within a day.


3 months ago.

One excepcional HDD, velocity of write and read very Good! And your price, no comments... :D


1 month ago.

too loud access

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