Average Bench: 91.6% (21st of 1015)

Based on 49,266 user benchmarks.  Models: TOSHIBA HDWD120, TOSHIB HDWD120

Excellent average bench

The Toshiba P300 2TB averaged just 8.4% 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 0.6MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 1.06MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Toshiba P300 2TB is 48.2%. 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 30.2MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 157MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 49,266 samples)
Min Avg Max
107 Read 162 194
98.9 Write 160 194
18 Mixed 30.2 49.3
94.2 SusWrite 157 194
91.8% 127 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.8 4K Read 1.06 1.2
1.4 4K Write 2.1 2.4
0.5 4K Mixed 0.6 0.8
150% 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 (System drive)
Firmware: MX4OACF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 166 172 160 162 176 184 MB/s
Read 194
Write 194
Mixed 21.8
SusWrite 170
104% 145 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 0.6
161% 1.4 MB/s
948GB free
Firmware: MX4OACF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 163 169 171 169 171 171 MB/s
Read 166
Write 164
Mixed 50.3
SusWrite 169
100% 137 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.6
145% 1.2 MB/s
568GB free
Firmware: MX4OACF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 96 100 101 100 99 98 MB/s
Read 181
Write 178
Mixed 30
SusWrite 99
88% 122 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.5
148% 1.33 MB/s
13GB free
Firmware: MX4OACF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 145 131 132 132 136 134 MB/s
Read 124
Write 161
Mixed 25.5
SusWrite 135
80% 112 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.4
124% 1.1 MB/s
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 Prices

Approx. $49 @ launch in Oct '15
AmazonUS HDWD120UZSVA $733 days
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Typical P300 2TB Builds (Compare 22,502 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 59%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 75%
Battleship

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z370-P - $150

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 70% - Very good Total price: $902

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 Comments

Performance that meets demands...

Added 4 years ago.

Poor

12 days ago.

NOISY and 3 out of 4 failed after 2.5 years.


Excellent

12 months 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

3 years ago.

Excellent read performance at a great price


Poor

2 years ago.

to much noise.


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