Average Bench: 91.2% (23rd of 983)

Based on 408 user benchmarks.  Models: TOSHIBA HDWE150, TOSHIB HDWE150

Excellent average bench

The Toshiba X300 5TB averaged just 8.8% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Toshiba X300 5TB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 2.57MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 138MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Toshiba X300 5TB is 49.6%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Toshiba X300 5TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.28MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 2MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 408 samples)
Min Avg Max
101 Read 160 194
105 Write 157 192
63.2 Mixed 138 177
114% 152 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.6 4K Read 2.57 4.6
0.81 4K Write 2 2.36
0.16 4K Mixed 0.28 0.35
175% 1.61 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
4.5TB free
Firmware: FP2A Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 205
Write 186
Mixed 170
140% 187 MB/s
4K Read 2.6
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.35
190% 1.75 MB/s
2.5TB free
Firmware: FP2A
4KALIGNED
Read 184
Write 175
Mixed 172
133% 177 MB/s
4K Read 1.35
4K Write 2.28
4K Mixed 0.31
133% 1.32 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 141
Write 152
Mixed 125
105% 140 MB/s
4K Read 1.02
4K Write 1.67
4K Mixed 0.24
100% 0.98 MB/s
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Gaming
Gaming 107%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 69%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO - $183

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 89% - Excellent Total price: $1,262

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