Average Bench: 85.4% (47th of 984)

Based on 594 user benchmarks.  Models: TOSHIBA HDWE140, TOSHIB HDWE140

Very good average bench

The Toshiba X300 4TB averaged just 14.6% 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 2.38MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 138MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Toshiba X300 4TB is 42.5%. 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 148MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 594 samples)
Min Avg Max
104 Read 149 181
104 Write 148 181
86.3 Mixed 138 170
109% 145 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.63 4K Read 2.38 4.49
1.49 4K Write 2 2.32
0.2 4K Mixed 0.28 0.35
168% 1.56 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
3.5TB free
Firmware: FP2A Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 170
Write 174
Mixed 165
128% 170 MB/s
4K Read 1.45
4K Write 2.36
4K Mixed 0.33
140% 1.38 MB/s
3.5TB free
Firmware: FP2A Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 168
Write 166
Mixed 171
127% 168 MB/s
4K Read 3.96
4K Write 1.98
4K Mixed 0.32
238% 2.09 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: FP2A Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 145
Write 150
Mixed 140
109% 145 MB/s
4K Read 3.39
4K Write 1.87
4K Mixed 0.33
213% 1.87 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: FP2A Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 118
Write 89.9
Mixed 143
89% 117 MB/s
4K Read 0.69
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.23
90% 0.94 MB/s
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AmazonUS HDWE140XZSTA $122.689 mins ago.
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Workstation 122%
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Motherboard: Asus CROSSHAIR VI HERO - $235

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 92% - Outstanding Total price: $1,691

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High performance premium storage...

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Excellent

1 month ago.

perf/price is better than WD black


Excellent

2 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.


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