Average Bench: 86.6% (40th of 1015)

Based on 74,038 user benchmarks.  Model: TOSHIBA HDWD130

Very good average bench

The Toshiba P300 3TB averaged just 13.4% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Toshiba P300 3TB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.6MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 1.06MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Toshiba P300 3TB is 52.1%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Toshiba P300 3TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 29.8MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 151MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 74,038 samples)
Min Avg Max
92.2 Read 151 190
95.8 Write 151 190
18.4 Mixed 29.8 46.5
95.8 SusWrite 151 190
87.1% 121 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.8 4K Read 1.06 1.2
1.4 4K Write 2.07 2.4
0.4 4K Mixed 0.6 0.8
149% 1.24 MB/s
User Benchmarks BenchSequentialRandom 4kDeep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
1.5TB free
Firmware: MX6OACF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 192 194 191 195 194 192 MB/s
Read 179
Write 173
Mixed 24.7
SusWrite 193
102% 142 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.6
159% 1.37 MB/s
2TB free
Firmware: MX6OACF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 180 183 182 180 183 182 MB/s
Read 177
Write 185
Mixed 22.2
SusWrite 182
102% 142 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 0.6
157% 1.37 MB/s
540GB free
Firmware: MX6OACF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 129 131 133 132 134 130 MB/s
Read 176
Write 173
Mixed 54.6
SusWrite 131
97% 134 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.5
143% 1.23 MB/s
599GB free
Firmware: MX6OACF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 112 111 112 108 108 108 MB/s
Read 128
Write 125
Mixed 22.1
SusWrite 110
69% 96.2 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.5
134% 1.17 MB/s
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MSRP ≈ $49 @ launch in Oct '15
AmazonUS HDWD130UZSVA $10011 mins
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Typical P300 3TB Builds (Compare 18,881 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings
Gaming
Gaming 98%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 92%
Nuclear submarine

Motherboard: MSI B450 TOMAHAWK MAX (MS-7C02) - $130

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 71% - Very good Total price: $806

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5 years ago.

Really quiet and fast! Great value, especially on sale.


Excellent

4 years ago.

Bought two drives. Both became defective (extremely loud rotation sound while idling) within a day.


Excellent

6 years ago.

One excepcional HDD, velocity of write and read very Good! And your price, no comments... :D


Excellent

4 years ago.

Fast and big with great price.


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