Average Bench: 69.3% (131st of 1015)

Based on 2,692 user benchmarks.  Model: TOSHIBA DT01ABA300

Above average average bench

The Toshiba DT01ABA300 3TB averaged 30.7% 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 Mixed IO Speed 0.5MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.86MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Toshiba DT01ABA300 3TB is 47.1%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Toshiba DT01ABA300 3TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 28MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.65MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,692 samples)
Min Avg Max
71.2 Read 123 158
67 Write 121 157
19.6 Mixed 28 37.1
70.6 SusWrite 119 156
70.5% 97.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.4 4K Read 0.65 0.7
0.5 4K Write 1.86 2.2
0.3 4K Mixed 0.5 0.6
117% 1 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
2.5TB free
Firmware: MZ6OABB0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 149 143 151 151 151 151 MB/s
Read 150
Write 125
Mixed 34.2
SusWrite 149
83% 115 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.5
116% 0.97 MB/s
2TB free
Firmware: MZ6OABB0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 107 117 121 122 117 115 MB/s
Read 78.7
Write 60.3
Mixed 25.3
SusWrite 116
51% 70.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.2
4K Write 0.4
4K Mixed 0.2
38% 0.27 MB/s
135GB free
Firmware: MZ6OABB0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 99 82 82 102 103 101 MB/s
Read 71.8
Write 82.7
Mixed 18.8
SusWrite 94.8
48% 67 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.6
121% 0.93 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 22,990,961 HDDs tested.

Typical DT01ABA300 3TB Builds (Compare 3,124 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 27%
Raft
Workstation
Workstation 18%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Dell OptiPlex 755

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 26% - Poor Total price: $212

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