Average Bench: 91% (25th of 979)

Based on 332 user benchmarks.  Models: TOSHIBA HDWE150, TOSHIB HDWE150

Excellent average bench

The Toshiba X300 5TB averaged just 9.0% 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 2.52MB/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 0.28MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.96MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 332 samples)
Min Avg Max
103 Read 161 194
105 Write 156 192
84.3 Mixed 138 174
114% 152 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.54 4K Read 2.52 4.62
0.61 4K Write 1.96 2.34
0.16 4K Mixed 0.28 0.34
172% 1.59 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 171
Write 175
Mixed 162
128% 169 MB/s
4K Read 4.53
4K Write 1.91
4K Mixed 0.34
261% 2.26 MB/s
2.5TB free
Firmware: FP2A Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 166
Write 171
Mixed 155
123% 164 MB/s
4K Read 4.48
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.27
252% 2.22 MB/s
2TB free
Firmware: FP2A Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 148
Write 144
Mixed 144
110% 145 MB/s
4K Read 0.74
4K Write 1.53
4K Mixed 0.23
84% 0.83 MB/s
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 Prices

AmazonUS HDWE150XZSTA $146.491 day ago.
BHPhotoUS HDWE150XZSTA $146.846 hrs ago.
NeweggUS HDWE150XZSTA $146.999 hrs ago.
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Typical X300 5TB Builds (Compare 8,652 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 106%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 69%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO - $207

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 109% - Outstanding Total price: $774

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High performance premium storage...

Added 12 months ago.

Good

4 months ago.

Thanks Toshiba


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