Average Bench: 90.6% (27th of 979)

Based on 237 user benchmarks.  Models: TOSHIBA HDWE150, TOSHIB HDWE150

Excellent average bench

The Toshiba X300 5TB averaged just 9.3% 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 2.58MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 138MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Toshiba X300 5TB is 44.8%. 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 0.27MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.91MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 237 samples)
Min Avg Max
118 Read 161 195
108 Write 154 190
81.1 Mixed 138 174
113% 151 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.64 4K Read 2.58 4.57
0.43 4K Write 1.91 2.33
0.19 4K Mixed 0.27 0.34
173% 1.59 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
3TB free
Firmware: FP2A Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 181
Write 181
Mixed 151
128% 171 MB/s
4K Read 4.56
4K Write 2.26
4K Mixed 0.33
268% 2.38 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 154
Write 149
Mixed 137
110% 147 MB/s
4K Read 4.61
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.32
265% 2.31 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 3,448,455 HDDs tested.

 Prices

AmazonUS HDWE150XZSTA $152.991 day ago.
BHPhotoUS HDWE150XZSTA $152.992 hrs ago.
EbayUS HDWE150XZSTA $158.0321 mins ago.
NeweggUS HDWE150XZSTA $159.995 hrs ago.
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Typical X300 5TB Builds (Compare 7,548 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 64%
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Desktop
Desktop 84%
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Workstation
Workstation 62%
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Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO - $205

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 81% - Excellent Total price: $998

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High performance premium storage...

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Good

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Thanks Toshiba


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