Average Bench: 90.8% (23rd of 984)

Based on 238 user benchmarks.  Model: TOSHIBA HDWE160

Excellent average bench

The Toshiba X300 6TB averaged just 9.1% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Toshiba X300 6TB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 2.46MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 146MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Toshiba X300 6TB is 44.3%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Toshiba X300 6TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.29MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 156MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 238 samples)
Min Avg Max
108 Read 160 196
112 Write 156 190
92.6 Mixed 146 183
116% 154 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.52 4K Read 2.46 4.53
1.16 4K Write 2.03 2.35
0.19 4K Mixed 0.29 0.35
172% 1.59 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
990GB free
Firmware: FS2A Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 137
Write 142
Mixed 123
101% 134 MB/s
4K Read 0.85
4K Write 1.99
4K Mixed 0.18
92% 1.01 MB/s
171GB free
Firmware: FS2A Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 107
Write 98.5
Mixed 93.8
75% 99.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.65
4K Write 1.62
4K Mixed 0.17
76% 0.81 MB/s
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 Prices

AmazonUS HDWE160XZSTA $169.008 hrs ago.
BHPhotoUS HDWE160XZSTA $189.997 mins ago.
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Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX X99 GAMING - $308

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High performance premium storage...

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8 months ago.

One Question: Unlike all other HDD manufacturers, why doesn't Toshiba list the drive's spec for: MTBF and Load/Unload values for their X300 drives ? I've attempted to obtain this info from Toshiba Japan as well as their international affiliates, all of which confirm this info is not disclosed by Toshiba. When asked why, their response was they feel this specification is not necessary for consumer HDD's. I am hopeful you can look into this further as this non-disclosure is quite concerning. If the actual MTBF is say 500K and the load/ unload is 100K...wow this would be a huge concern considering the present norm is 1,000,000 and 300K respectively. Pls express your concerns or forward your inquiry to Toshiba: answer@webcom.toshiba.co.jp


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