Average Bench: 90.2% (27th of 1014)

Based on 58,687 user benchmarks.  Models: TOSHIBA HDWD120, TOSHIB HDWD120

Excellent average bench

The Toshiba P300 2TB averaged just 9.7% 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 50%. 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 29.7MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 155MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 58,687 samples)
Min Avg Max
97.6 Read 159 194
99.6 Write 159 196
19 Mixed 29.7 47.7
100 SusWrite 155 194
90.7% 126 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.8 4K Read 1.06 1.2
1.48 4K Write 2.08 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%
2TB free
Firmware: MX4OACF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 193 193 190 193 194 191 MB/s
Read 194
Write 173
Mixed 31
SusWrite 192
106% 148 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.6
151% 1.27 MB/s
2TB free
Firmware: MX4OACF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 176 176 174 177 177 177 MB/s
Read 179
Write 183
Mixed 32.7
SusWrite 176
103% 143 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.8
180% 1.4 MB/s
1TB free
Firmware: MX4OACF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 133 133 134 134 134 134 MB/s
Read 182
Write 182
Mixed 21.2
SusWrite 134
93% 130 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.6
155% 1.33 MB/s
625GB free
Firmware: MX4OACF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 121 140 138 140 140 138 MB/s
Read 137
Write 141
Mixed 22.3
SusWrite 136
79% 109 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.5
140% 1.23 MB/s
634GB free
Firmware: MX4OACF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 138 137 138 140 140 138 MB/s
Read 134
Write 144
Mixed 24.6
SusWrite 138
80% 110 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.6
157% 1.33 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 31,009,535 HDDs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $49 @ launch in Oct '15
AmazonUS HDWD120UZSVA $8421 mins
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Typical P300 2TB Builds (Compare 38,630 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 92%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 87%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: MSI B450 TOMAHAWK MAX (MS-7C02) - $125

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 72% - Very good Total price: $835

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 Comments

Performance that meets demands...

Added 4 years ago.

Poor

4 months ago.

NOISY and 3 out of 4 failed after 2.5 years.


Excellent

16 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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