Average Bench: 90.6% (28th of 1015)

Based on 18,449 user benchmarks.  Model: TOSHIBA HDWD130

Excellent average bench

The Toshiba P300 3TB averaged just 9.3% 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 1.05MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Toshiba P300 3TB is 49.4%. 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 30.5MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 156MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 18,449 samples)
Min Avg Max
98.9 Read 159 194
98.7 Write 158 196
18.1 Mixed 30.5 50.3
97.9 SusWrite 156 192
91% 126 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.71 4K Read 1.05 1.2
1.5 4K Write 2.08 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%
2TB free
Firmware: MX6OACF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 196 195 198 197 198 197 MB/s
Read 194
Write 193
Mixed 22
SusWrite 197
109% 151 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.6
159% 1.37 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: MX6OACF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 193 192 192 193 190 193 MB/s
Read 185
Write 186
Mixed 24.8
SusWrite 192
106% 147 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.6
155% 1.33 MB/s
3TB free
Firmware: MX6OACF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 180 178 182 190 188 189 MB/s
Read 190
Write 192
Mixed 23.2
SusWrite 184
106% 147 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.6
155% 1.33 MB/s
269GB free
Firmware: MX6OACF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 103 88 106 106 108 106 MB/s
Read 175
Write 172
Mixed 26.3
SusWrite 103
86% 119 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.7
162% 1.33 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: MX6O
SusWrite @10s intervals: 96 93 96 96 96 97 MB/s
Read 167
Write 168
Mixed 22.2
SusWrite 95.6
82% 113 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.8
177% 1.4 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 17,071,992 HDDs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $49 @ launch in Oct '15
EbayUS HDWD130XZSTA $6016 mins
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Typical P300 3TB Builds (Compare 17,933 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 108%
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Desktop
Desktop 99%
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Workstation
Workstation 103%
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Motherboard: Asus PRIME X370-PRO - $148

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 114% - Outstanding Total price: $1,028

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8 months ago.

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


Excellent

27 days ago.

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


Excellent

17 months ago.

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


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