Average Bench: 87.9% (34th of 1015)

Based on 100,891 user benchmarks.  Models: TOSHIBA HDWD120, TOSHIB HDWD120

Very good average bench

The Toshiba P300 2TB averaged just 12.0% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Toshiba P300 2TB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.59MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 1.05MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Toshiba P300 2TB is 50.5%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Toshiba P300 2TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 30.8MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 153MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 100,891 samples)
Min Avg Max
89.8 Read 153 190
101 Write 155 192
19.9 Mixed 30.8 49.1
98.7 SusWrite 153 192
88.8% 123 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.8 4K Read 1.05 1.2
1.5 4K Write 2.09 2.4
0.5 4K Mixed 0.59 0.8
148% 1.25 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
1.5TB free
Firmware: MX4OACF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 155 151 152 159 164 166 MB/s
Read 180
Write 138
Mixed 29
SusWrite 158
91% 126 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 0.6
157% 1.37 MB/s
591GB free
Firmware: MX4OACF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 134 130 134 135 133 134 MB/s
Read 175
Write 175
Mixed 21.2
SusWrite 133
91% 126 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.6
153% 1.3 MB/s
386GB free
Firmware: MX4OACF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 122 122 125 121 124 124 MB/s
Read 137
Write 125
Mixed 17.9
SusWrite 123
72% 101 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.5
134% 1.17 MB/s
119GB free
Firmware: MX4OACF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 109 106 110 105 109 109 MB/s
Read 144
Write 156
Mixed 25.1
SusWrite 108
78% 108 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.6
147% 1.23 MB/s
588GB free
Firmware: MX4OACF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 97 99 98 98 100 99 MB/s
Read 141
Write 144
Mixed 31
SusWrite 98.4
75% 104 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.7
166% 1.37 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 48,530,827 HDDs tested.

 Prices

MSRP ≈ $49 @ launch in Oct '15
EbayUS HDWD120XZSTA $554 months
AmazonUS HDWD120UZSVA $1141 month
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Typical P300 2TB Builds (Compare 21,024 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 113%
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Desktop
Desktop 96%
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Workstation
Workstation 104%
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Motherboard: MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98) - $140

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 69% - Good Total price: $1,214

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 Comments

Performance that meets demands...

Added 6 years ago.

Poor

2 years ago.

NOISY and 3 out of 4 failed after 2.5 years.


Excellent

3 years ago.

wtf?this hdd have too much noise???NO is sillent hdd..and have good speed my read 195MB/S...is 4 month old....


Outstanding

5 years ago.

Excellent read performance at a great price


Poor

4 years ago.

to much noise.


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