Average Bench: 88% (43rd of 1010)

Based on 2,243 user benchmarks.  Models: TOSHIBA HDWE140, TOSHIB HDWE140

Very good average bench

The Toshiba X300 4TB averaged just 11.9% 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 3.61MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.98MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Toshiba X300 4TB is 46.8%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Toshiba X300 4TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 74.3MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 151MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,243 samples)
Min Avg Max
97.1 Read 154 186
99.9 Write 152 182
40.4 Mixed 74.3 157
95.5 SusWrite 151 185
97.1% 133 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.89 4K Read 3.61 7
1.56 4K Write 2.15 2.41
0.26 4K Mixed 0.98 1.2
299% 2.25 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
2.5TB free
Firmware: FP2A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 165 164 169 164 162 165 MB/s
Read 179
Write 177
Mixed 73
SusWrite 165
108% 149 MB/s
4K Read 3.8
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 1
316% 2.43 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 10,569,108 HDDs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $150 @ launch in Oct '15
AmazonUS HDWE140XZSTA $1113 mins
NeweggUS HDWE140XZSTA $1161 month
EbayUS HDWE140XZSTA $13118 mins
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Typical X300 4TB Builds (Compare 9,934 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 123%
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Desktop
Desktop 109%
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Workstation
Workstation 116%
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Motherboard: Asus CROSSHAIR VI HERO - $189

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 104% - Outstanding Total price: $1,393

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 Comments

High performance premium storage...

Added 2 years ago.

Excellent

12 months ago.

perf/price is better than WD black


Excellent

13 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

7 months ago.

Hugely faster peak random read y writer.


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