Average Bench: 88.8% (36th of 1015)

Based on 19,346 user benchmarks.  Model: TOSHIBA HDWD130

Very good average bench

The Toshiba P300 3TB averaged just 11.1% 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 1.04MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Toshiba P300 3TB is 53.9%. 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 29.6MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 153MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 19,346 samples)
Min Avg Max
89.1 Read 156 195
98.7 Write 156 194
16 Mixed 29.6 49.4
91.2 SusWrite 153 192
89.3% 124 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.7 4K Read 1.04 1.2
1.4 4K Write 2.07 2.4
0.4 4K Mixed 0.6 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%
2.5TB free
Firmware: MX6OACF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 177 175 181 179 179 182 MB/s
Read 185
Write 178
Mixed 21.2
SusWrite 179
101% 141 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.6
155% 1.33 MB/s
2TB free
Firmware: MX6OACF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 177 173 167 176 174 183 MB/s
Read 173
Write 156
Mixed 20
SusWrite 175
94% 131 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.5
138% 1.23 MB/s
1TB free
Firmware: MX6OACF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 160 166 163 166 167 166 MB/s
Read 163
Write 157
Mixed 54.5
SusWrite 165
98% 135 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.5
144% 1.27 MB/s
2TB free
Firmware: MX6OACF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 140 126 134 132 124 139 MB/s
Read 70.2
Write 174
Mixed 21.3
SusWrite 132
72% 99.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 0.8
4K Mixed 0.5
95% 0.63 MB/s
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 Prices

Approx. $49 @ launch in Oct '15
AmazonUS HDWD130UZSVA $891 min
EbayUS HDWD130XZSTA $998 mins
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Typical P300 3TB Builds (Compare 19,229 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 107%
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Desktop
Desktop 99%
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Workstation
Workstation 103%
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Motherboard: Asus PRIME X370-PRO - $130

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 112% - Outstanding Total price: $1,061

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9 months ago.

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


Excellent

2 months ago.

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


Excellent

19 months ago.

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


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