Average Bench: 86% (44th of 984)

Based on 995 user benchmarks.  Models: TOSHIBA HDWE140, TOSHIB HDWE140

Very good average bench

The Toshiba X300 4TB averaged just 14.0% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Toshiba X300 4TB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 2.53MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 139MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Toshiba X300 4TB is 43.5%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Toshiba X300 4TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.28MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 149MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 995 samples)
Min Avg Max
100 Read 150 182
103 Write 149 181
87 Mixed 139 168
110% 146 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.53 4K Read 2.53 4.6
1.22 4K Write 1.98 2.31
0.19 4K Mixed 0.28 0.35
174% 1.6 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 7,195,422 HDDs tested.

 Prices

AmazonUS HDWE140XZSTA $1061 day
EbayUS HDWE140XZSTA $13023 mins
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Typical X300 4TB Builds (Compare 6,590 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 126%
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Desktop 114%
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Workstation
Workstation 122%
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Motherboard: Asus CROSSHAIR VI HERO - $241

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 91% - Outstanding Total price: $1,688

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High performance premium storage...

Added 20 months ago.

Excellent

5 months ago.

perf/price is better than WD black


Excellent

6 months ago.

Best buy on the market considering performance and storage capacity. It's faster than WD Black and Seagate Barracuda as tested with CrystalDiskMark. In short, sequential read/write are over 190 MB/s. The only downside is rather high "spin up retry count" as within 1000 working hours it already has already 4, 5 or more, while WD and Seagate have 0, but that shouldn't affect its lifetime or performance during the 5 year period. Afterwards, it's questionable.


Excellent

11 days ago.

Hugely faster peak random read y writer.


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