Average Bench: 108% (2nd of 1015)

Based on 364 user benchmarks.  Model: TOSHIBA HDWN180

Outstanding average bench

The Toshiba HDWN180 8TB averaged 8.4% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Toshiba HDWN180 8TB near the top of the comparison list.


Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 5.29MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 1.8MB/s

Poor consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Toshiba HDWN180 8TB is 68.3%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Toshiba HDWN180 8TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 101MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 186MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 364 samples)
Min Avg Max
116 Read 189 236
122 Write 191 233
63 Mixed 101 198
85.3 SusWrite 186 237
122% 167 MB/s
Min Avg Max
1 4K Read 1.8 2.7
2.4 4K Write 5.29 6.6
0.27 4K Mixed 0.64 0.9
244% 2.58 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
2TB free
Firmware: GX2M
SusWrite @10s intervals: 163 162 164 166 163 166 MB/s
Read 170
Write 177
Mixed 97.3
SusWrite 164
112% 152 MB/s
4K Read 1.5
4K Write 5.6
4K Mixed 0.7
244% 2.6 MB/s
2TB free
Firmware: GX2M
SusWrite @10s intervals: 160 163 163 162 160 161 MB/s
Read 172
Write 178
Mixed 97.3
SusWrite 162
112% 152 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 3.2
4K Mixed 0.6
180% 1.7 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 22,989,650 HDDs tested.

Typical HDWN180 8TB Builds (Compare 8,237 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation 82%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX X370-F GAMING

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 53% - Above average Total price: $970

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