Average Bench: 103% (2nd of 1015)

Based on 898 user benchmarks.  Model: TOSHIBA HDWN180

Outstanding average bench

The Toshiba HDWN180 8TB averaged 3.4% 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.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 5.17MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.67MB/s

Poor consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Toshiba HDWN180 8TB is 62.4%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Toshiba HDWN180 8TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 84.7MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 179MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 898 samples)
Min Avg Max
111 Read 180 228
115 Write 183 226
55 Mixed 84.7 98.9
112 SusWrite 179 233
114% 157 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.9 4K Read 1.65 2.4
1.69 4K Write 5.17 6.6
0.4 4K Mixed 0.67 0.9
239% 2.5 MB/s
User Benchmarks BenchSequentialRandom 4kDeep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
6.5TB free
Firmware: GX2M
SusWrite @10s intervals: 236 238 230 236 236 238 MB/s
Read 220
Write 224
Mixed 99.6
SusWrite 236
142% 195 MB/s
4K Read 2.2
4K Write 5.9
4K Mixed 0.8
290% 2.97 MB/s
6.5TB free
Firmware: GX2M
SusWrite @10s intervals: 222 232 232 230 232 228 MB/s
Read 221
Write 233
Mixed 98.5
SusWrite 229
142% 195 MB/s
4K Read 2.5
4K Write 3.9
4K Mixed 0.7
254% 2.37 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: GX2M
SusWrite @10s intervals: 159 159 162 165 162 161 MB/s
Read 187
Write 196
Mixed 96.6
SusWrite 161
117% 160 MB/s
4K Read 1.6
4K Write 6.3
4K Mixed 0.7
261% 2.87 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: GX2M
SusWrite @10s intervals: 160 162 162 165 161 162 MB/s
Read 182
Write 197
Mixed 96.2
SusWrite 162
117% 159 MB/s
4K Read 2
4K Write 6.6
4K Mixed 0.7
283% 3.1 MB/s
961GB free
Firmware: GX2M
SusWrite @10s intervals: 208 212 204 198 212 213 MB/s
Read 117
Write 126
Mixed 74
SusWrite 208
96% 131 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 6.5
4K Mixed 0.5
218% 2.67 MB/s
180GB free
Firmware: GX2M
SusWrite @10s intervals: 155 162 145 146 144 148 MB/s
Read 168
Write 167
Mixed 87.5
SusWrite 150
105% 143 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 6.3
4K Mixed 0.6
238% 2.73 MB/s
86GB free
Firmware: GX2M
SusWrite @10s intervals: 116 114 116 112 119 114 MB/s
Read 147
Write 161
Mixed 82.1
SusWrite 115
93% 126 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 3.6
4K Mixed 0.9
225% 1.97 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 53,139,724 HDDs tested

Typical HDWN180 8TB Builds (Compare 5,971 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings
Gaming
Gaming 129%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 94%
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Workstation
Workstation 130%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI X570-A PRO (MS-7C37) - $160

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 94% - Outstanding Total price: $930

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