Average Bench: 92.3% (21st of 1010)

Based on 13,042 user benchmarks.  Models: TOSHIBA HDWD120, TOSHIB HDWD120

Excellent average bench

The Toshiba P300 2TB averaged just 7.7% 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 1.04MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Toshiba P300 2TB is 51.4%. 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 30.7MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 159MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 13,042 samples)
Min Avg Max
104 Read 162 194
106 Write 163 197
19.2 Mixed 30.7 50.8
101 SusWrite 159 196
92.9% 129 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.8 4K Read 1.04 1.2
0.9 4K Write 2.07 2.4
0.4 4K Mixed 0.6 0.8
148% 1.24 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: 196 198 198 199 199 199 MB/s
Read 194
Write 196
Mixed 31
SusWrite 198
112% 155 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.6
155% 1.33 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: MX4OACF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 176 173 177 177 174 178 MB/s
Read 186
Write 173
Mixed 23.2
SusWrite 176
100% 139 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.5
142% 1.27 MB/s
315GB free
Firmware: MX4OACF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 113 117 114 117 113 117 MB/s
Read 147
Write 156
Mixed 20
SusWrite 115
79% 110 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.5
144% 1.3 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 12,468,350 HDDs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $49 @ launch in Oct '15
EbayUS HDWD120XZSTA $5510 mins
AmazonUS HDWD120XZSTA $6333 mins
NeweggUS HDWD120XZSTA $641 day
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Typical P300 2TB Builds (Compare 19,573 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 68%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 74%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 68%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus PRIME B350-PLUS - $85

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 103% - Outstanding Total price: $660

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 Comments

Performance that meets demands...

Added 2 years ago.

Excellent

9 months ago.

£50 2TB HDD with 140MB/s 180read/write sequential. Honestly the best speed/cost hard drive out there.


Outstanding

18 months ago.

Excellent read performance at a great price


Poor

6 months ago.

to much noise.


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