Average Bench: 92.6% (18th of 1010)

Based on 12,289 user benchmarks.  Models: TOSHIBA HDWD120, TOSHIB HDWD120

Excellent average bench

The Toshiba P300 2TB averaged just 7.3% 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%. 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 30.5MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 160MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 12,289 samples)
Min Avg Max
105 Read 163 194
109 Write 163 196
19.5 Mixed 30.5 50.1
99.6 SusWrite 160 195
93.1% 129 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.8 4K Read 1.05 1.2
1.01 4K Write 2.08 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%
1TB free
Firmware: MX4OACF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 175 176 175 175 174 175 MB/s
Read 176
Write 179
Mixed 29.1
SusWrite 175
101% 140 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.6
153% 1.3 MB/s
187GB free
Firmware: MX4OACF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 162 166 166 166 166 166 MB/s
Read 176
Write 181
Mixed 25.3
SusWrite 165
98% 137 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 0.8
175% 1.4 MB/s
1TB free
Firmware: MX4OACF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 91 94 93 95 95 91 MB/s
Read 140
Write 176
Mixed 31.8
SusWrite 93.3
80% 110 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.6
157% 1.33 MB/s
629GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MX4OACF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 98 105 97 105 102 105 MB/s
Read 112
Write 136
Mixed 43.7
SusWrite 102
72% 98.3 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.6
147% 1.23 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 12,407,937 HDDs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $49 @ launch in Oct '15
EbayUS HDWD120XZSTA $5538 mins
AmazonUS HDWD120XZSTA $634 mins
NeweggUS HDWD120XZSTA $6411 hrs
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Typical P300 2TB Builds (Compare 19,464 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 68%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 74%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 67%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus PRIME B350-PLUS - $85

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 101% - Outstanding Total price: $673

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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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