Average Bench: 90.8% (27th of 1015)

Based on 24,146 user benchmarks.  Models: TOSHIBA HDWD120, TOSHIB HDWD120

Excellent average bench

The Toshiba P300 2TB averaged just 9.2% 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 0.59MB/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 53.8%. 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 157MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 24,146 samples)
Min Avg Max
87.1 Read 159 193
98 Write 159 193
19.2 Mixed 30.8 50.2
98.5 SusWrite 157 193
91.3% 127 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.7 4K Read 1.04 1.2
1.21 4K Write 2.08 2.4
0.4 4K Mixed 0.59 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%
1.5TB free
Firmware: MX4OACF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 182 184 186 186 186 184 MB/s
Read 185
Write 178
Mixed 26.9
SusWrite 185
103% 144 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 0.6
159% 1.4 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: MX4OACF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 188 185 190 190 190 190 MB/s
Read 176
Write 187
Mixed 21.2
SusWrite 189
103% 143 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 0.8
181% 1.47 MB/s
1TB free
Firmware: MX4OACF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 165 159 165 166 166 166 MB/s
Read 158
Write 162
Mixed 39.5
SusWrite 165
95% 131 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.8
176% 1.37 MB/s
156GB free
Firmware: MX4OACF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 142 143 145 142 147 147 MB/s
Read 149
Write 136
Mixed 21.8
SusWrite 144
81% 113 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.8
164% 1.17 MB/s
483GB free
Firmware: MX4OACF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 128 133 134 134 133 134 MB/s
Read 128
Write 129
Mixed 15.2
SusWrite 132
73% 101 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.7
155% 1.2 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 17,164,774 HDDs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $49 @ launch in Oct '15
EbayUS HDWD120XZSTA $6022 mins
NeweggUS HDWD120XZSTA $605 months
AmazonUS HDWD120UZSVA $7714 mins
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Typical P300 2TB Builds (Compare 14,356 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 76%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 118%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 99%
Nuclear submarine

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z370-P - $110

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 120% - Outstanding Total price: $848

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 Comments

Performance that meets demands...

Added 3 years ago.

Excellent

15 months ago.

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


Excellent

5 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

12 months ago.

to much noise.


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