Average Bench: 88% (38th of 1015)

Based on 43,392 user benchmarks.  Model: TOSHIBA HDWD130

Very good average bench

The Toshiba P300 3TB averaged just 12.0% 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 0.61MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 1.04MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Toshiba P300 3TB is 49.6%. 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 30.1MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 151MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 43,392 samples)
Min Avg Max
102 Read 155 193
104 Write 153 193
17.5 Mixed 30.1 50.3
89.7 SusWrite 151 191
88.4% 123 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.8 4K Read 1.04 1.2
0.81 4K Write 2.05 2.3
0.4 4K Mixed 0.61 0.8
149% 1.23 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
876GB free
Firmware: MX6OACF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 159 163 154 162 164 162 MB/s
Read 184
Write 189
Mixed 29.8
SusWrite 161
102% 141 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.6
153% 1.3 MB/s
3TB free
Firmware: ACF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 173 173 175 174 174 175 MB/s
Read 162
Write 162
Mixed 50.3
SusWrite 174
99% 137 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.6
153% 1.3 MB/s
2TB free
Firmware: MX6OACF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 173 167 175 171 178 176 MB/s
Read 151
Write 168
Mixed 53.7
SusWrite 173
99% 137 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.5
138% 1.2 MB/s
2TB free
Firmware: MX6OACF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 113 113 150 146 117 147 MB/s
Read 157
Write 141
Mixed 18.7
SusWrite 131
80% 112 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 0.6
153% 1.33 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 31,072,539 HDDs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $49 @ launch in Oct '15
EbayUS HDWD130XZSTA $14021 mins
AmazonUS HDWD130UZSVA $1453 days
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Typical P300 3TB Builds (Compare 38,891 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 92%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 87%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: MSI B450 TOMAHAWK MAX (MS-7C02) - $125

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 71% - Very good Total price: $868

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2 years ago.

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


Excellent

17 months ago.

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


Excellent

2 years ago.

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


Excellent

12 months ago.

Fast and big with great price.


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