Average Bench: 116% (1st of 1015)

Based on 376 user benchmarks.  Model: TOSHIBA HDWR180

Outstanding average bench

The Toshiba HDWR180 8TB averaged 16.5% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Toshiba HDWR180 8TB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.98MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 205MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Toshiba HDWR180 8TB is 59.2%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Toshiba HDWR180 8TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 56.9MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.74MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 376 samples)
Min Avg Max
129 Read 202 244
100 Write 186 232
47.4 Mixed 56.9 63.6
137 SusWrite 205 236
118% 162 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.6 4K Read 0.74 0.8
1.5 4K Write 1.79 2
0.79 4K Mixed 0.98 1.1
173% 1.17 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
7.5TB free
Firmware: 0603
SusWrite @10s intervals: 227 235 233 234 232 234 MB/s
Read 240
Write 230
Mixed 64
SusWrite 232
139% 191 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 1.1
191% 1.27 MB/s
7.5TB free
Firmware: 0603
SusWrite @10s intervals: 230 236 241 241 240 240 MB/s
Read 220
Write 202
Mixed 62.1
SusWrite 238
131% 181 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 1
180% 1.23 MB/s
6.5TB free
Firmware: 0603
SusWrite @10s intervals: 215 216 224 222 225 226 MB/s
Read 216
Write 190
Mixed 58.7
SusWrite 221
124% 172 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 1
178% 1.2 MB/s
6.5TB free
Firmware: 0603
SusWrite @10s intervals: 215 214 215 215 222 215 MB/s
Read 219
Write 197
Mixed 57.6
SusWrite 216
125% 172 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 1
170% 1.1 MB/s
4TB free
Firmware: 0603
SusWrite @10s intervals: 136 114 137 135 138 139 MB/s
Read 122
Write 131
Mixed 66.1
SusWrite 133
83% 113 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 1.1
187% 1.23 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 39,054,439 HDDs tested.

Typical HDWR180 8TB Builds (Compare 63,808 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 104%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 106%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus TUF GAMING X570-PLUS (WI-FI) - $191

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 70% - Very good Total price: $1,216

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