Average Bench: 69.5% (133rd of 1015)

Based on 1,089 user benchmarks.  Model: TOSHIBA HDWL120

Above average average bench

The Toshiba HDWL120 2TB averaged 30.5% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This isn't a great result which indicates that there are much faster alternatives on the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 5.45MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.57MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Toshiba HDWL120 2TB is 36%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Toshiba HDWL120 2TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 50.2MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 109MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,089 samples)
Min Avg Max
89 Read 131 147
80 Write 126 147
20.7 Mixed 50.2 57.8
56.4 SusWrite 109 139
76% 104 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.6 4K Read 1.27 1.5
2.3 4K Write 5.45 6.8
0.3 4K Mixed 0.57 0.7
217% 2.43 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
869GB free
Firmware: JT000A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 134 135 137 135 136 126 MB/s
Read 145
Write 147
Mixed 54.7
SusWrite 134
87% 120 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 6.2
4K Mixed 0.6
240% 2.73 MB/s
2TB free
Firmware: JT000A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 126 145 138 136 136 133 MB/s
Read 120
Write 122
Mixed 50.5
SusWrite 136
78% 107 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 5.3
4K Mixed 0.5
204% 2.33 MB/s
1TB free
Firmware: JT000A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 94 90 92 92 92 92 MB/s
Read 140
Write 126
Mixed 53.7
SusWrite 91.9
75% 103 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 5.8
4K Mixed 0.6
232% 2.6 MB/s
37GB free
Firmware: JT000A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 101 97 91 91 92 92 MB/s
Read 135
Write 112
Mixed 52.1
SusWrite 94.1
72% 98.2 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 6.1
4K Mixed 0.6
238% 2.7 MB/s
511GB free
Firmware: JT000A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 81 74 74 75 75 75 MB/s
Read 143
Write 108
Mixed 55.1
SusWrite 75.7
70% 95.5 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 5.3
4K Mixed 0.6
223% 2.43 MB/s
157GB free
Firmware: JT000A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 78 73 73 31 73 72 MB/s
Read 146
Write 134
Mixed 54.9
SusWrite 66.6
73% 100 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 5.2
4K Mixed 0.6
221% 2.4 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 39,650,508 HDDs tested.

Typical HDWL120 2TB Builds (Compare 15,689 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 65%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 62%
Destroyer

Motherboard: MSI B450M MORTAR MAX (MS-7B89)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 78% - Very good Total price: $680

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