Average Bench: 90.5% (23rd of 1010)

Based on 23,450 user benchmarks.  Models: TOSHIBA HDWD120, TOSHIB HDWD120

Excellent average bench

The Toshiba P300 2TB averaged just 9.5% 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 51.5%. 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 31.1MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 157MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 23,450 samples)
Min Avg Max
93.6 Read 159 195
98.4 Write 160 196
19.2 Mixed 31.1 50.4
97.3 SusWrite 157 194
91.4% 127 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.76 4K Read 1.05 1.2
1.46 4K Write 2.07 2.4
0.4 4K Mixed 0.6 0.8
149% 1.24 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: 170 183 182 188 180 186 MB/s
Read 170
Write 183
Mixed 32.7
SusWrite 181
102% 142 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.6
151% 1.27 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: MX4OACF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 137 138 139 139 139 137 MB/s
Read 128
Write 121
Mixed 30.1
SusWrite 138
75% 104 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.6
155% 1.33 MB/s
215GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MX4O
SusWrite @10s intervals: 94 75 98 94 83 82 MB/s
Read 166
Write 154
Mixed 28.5
SusWrite 87.8
79% 109 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.5
122% 1.07 MB/s
13GB free
Firmware: MX4OACF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 88 89 91 90 92 91 MB/s
Read 112
Write 108
Mixed 52.3
SusWrite 90.3
66% 90.5 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.7
156% 1.23 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: MX4OACF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 88 93 114 116 115 113 MB/s
Read 49
Write 80
Mixed 9.7
SusWrite 106
44% 61.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.3
4K Write 0.9
4K Mixed 0.4
74% 0.53 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 15,714,779 HDDs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $49 @ launch in Oct '15
NeweggUS HDWD120XZSTA $602 months
AmazonUS HDWD120UZSVA $7724 mins
EbayUS HDWD120XZSTA $9538 mins
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Typical P300 2TB Builds (Compare 13,036 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 77%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 118%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 99%
Nuclear submarine

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z370-P - $133

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 113% - Outstanding Total price: $933

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 Comments

Performance that meets demands...

Added 2 years ago.

Excellent

13 months ago.

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


Excellent

3 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

22 months ago.

Excellent read performance at a great price


Poor

10 months ago.

to much noise.


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