Average Bench: 90.5% (23rd of 1015)

Based on 41,021 user benchmarks.  Models: TOSHIBA HDWD120, TOSHIB HDWD120

Excellent average bench

The Toshiba P300 2TB averaged just 9.4% 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 48.5%. 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 30.6MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 156MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 41,021 samples)
Min Avg Max
100 Read 159 193
101 Write 158 195
17.8 Mixed 30.6 50.8
97.1 SusWrite 156 193
90.9% 126 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.8 4K Read 1.06 1.2
1.4 4K Write 2.09 2.4
0.5 4K Mixed 0.6 0.8
149% 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: 195 186 186 196 197 196 MB/s
Read 186
Write 194
Mixed 22.2
SusWrite 193
107% 149 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.6
156% 1.3 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: MX4OACF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 184 185 187 186 186 187 MB/s
Read 178
Write 182
Mixed 41.5
SusWrite 186
106% 147 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.6
153% 1.3 MB/s
846GB free
Firmware: MX4OACF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 152 154 154 156 156 155 MB/s
Read 154
Write 158
Mixed 40
SusWrite 154
92% 127 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.8
176% 1.37 MB/s
521GB free
Firmware: MX4OACF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 82 78 94 101 95 95 MB/s
Read 138
Write 133
Mixed 37.3
SusWrite 90.9
72% 99.8 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.6
149% 1.27 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 21,705,722 HDDs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $49 @ launch in Oct '15
AmazonUS HDWD120XZSTA $6320 days
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Typical P300 2TB Builds (Compare 18,261 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 59%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z370-P - $100

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 69% - Good Total price: $839

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 Comments

Performance that meets demands...

Added 3 years ago.

Terrible

3 months ago.

NOISY and 3 out of 4 failed after 2.5 years.


Excellent

6 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

2 years ago.

Excellent read performance at a great price


Poor

18 months ago.

to much noise.


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