Average Bench: 88.7% (33rd of 1015)

Based on 98,813 user benchmarks.  Models: TOSHIBA HDWD120, TOSHIB HDWD120

Very good average bench

The Toshiba P300 2TB averaged just 11.3% 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

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Toshiba P300 2TB is 49%. 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 29.8MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 154MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 98,813 samples)
Min Avg Max
92.3 Read 154 192
99.8 Write 156 191
19 Mixed 29.8 49.4
97.3 SusWrite 155 193
89.2% 124 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.8 4K Read 1.05 1.2
1.6 4K Write 2.1 2.4
0.4 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%
2TB free
Firmware: MX4OACF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 191 183 190 189 191 191 MB/s
Read 188
Write 193
Mixed 31.9
SusWrite 189
108% 150 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.5
144% 1.3 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: MX4OACF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 170 169 171 164 169 169 MB/s
Read 182
Write 179
Mixed 29.8
SusWrite 168
101% 140 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.7
166% 1.37 MB/s
201GB free
Firmware: MX4OACF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 165 166 171 172 171 171 MB/s
Read 122
Write 126
Mixed 32
SusWrite 169
81% 112 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.6
145% 1.23 MB/s
384GB free
Firmware: MX4OACF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 117 147 148 141 150 150 MB/s
Read 110
Write 105
Mixed 37.8
SusWrite 142
72% 98.8 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.7
159% 1.23 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: MX4OACF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 128 127 129 130 125 125 MB/s
Read 88.2
Write 94.2
Mixed 19.9
SusWrite 127
60% 82.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.7
152% 1.2 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 42,990,738 HDDs tested.

 Prices

MSRP ≈ $49 @ launch in Oct '15
EbayUS HDWD120XZSTA $8011 mins
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Typical P300 2TB Builds (Compare 105,134 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 99%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 86%
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Workstation
Workstation 95%
Nuclear submarine

Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX B450-F GAMING - $132

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 63% - Good Total price: $1,085

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 Comments

Performance that meets demands...

Added 5 years ago.

Poor

20 months ago.

NOISY and 3 out of 4 failed after 2.5 years.


Excellent

2 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

4 years ago.

Excellent read performance at a great price


Poor

3 years ago.

to much noise.


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