Average Bench: 92.3% (19th of 1010)

Based on 18,953 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 1.05MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Toshiba P300 2TB is 52.8%. 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 30.8MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 160MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 18,953 samples)
Min Avg Max
98 Read 162 196
104 Write 163 196
19.3 Mixed 30.8 51.1
102 SusWrite 160 195
92.9% 129 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.7 4K Read 1.05 1.2
1.47 4K Write 2.09 2.4
0.4 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%
1.5TB free
Firmware: MX4OACF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 189 191 191 192 192 192 MB/s
Read 198
Write 188
Mixed 22.2
SusWrite 191
108% 150 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.6
153% 1.3 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: MX4OACF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 182 182 180 182 176 181 MB/s
Read 190
Write 190
Mixed 25.4
SusWrite 181
105% 147 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.7
166% 1.37 MB/s
19GB free
Firmware: MX4OACF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 158 160 161 141 153 151 MB/s
Read 185
Write 193
Mixed 22.3
SusWrite 154
100% 139 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.7
161% 1.27 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 14,196,231 HDDs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $49 @ launch in Oct '15
NeweggUS HDWD120XZSTA $601 month
AmazonUS HDWD120UZSVA $7727 mins
EbayUS HDWD120XZSTA $8040 mins
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Typical P300 2TB Builds (Compare 11,462 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 77%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 118%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 100%
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Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z370-P - $132

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 110% - Outstanding Total price: $965

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 Comments

Performance that meets demands...

Added 2 years ago.

Excellent

11 months ago.

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


Excellent

1 month 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

20 months ago.

Excellent read performance at a great price


Poor

8 months ago.

to much noise.


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