Average Bench: 89.4% (30th of 1015)

Based on 26,339 user benchmarks.  Model: TOSHIBA HDWD130

Very good average bench

The Toshiba P300 3TB averaged just 10.6% 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

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Toshiba P300 3TB is 52.4%. 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 29.9MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 155MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 26,339 samples)
Min Avg Max
84.7 Read 157 194
98.7 Write 155 192
18 Mixed 29.9 49.5
90.2 SusWrite 155 191
89.6% 124 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.7 4K Read 1.04 1.2
1.29 4K Write 2.07 2.4
0.4 4K Mixed 0.61 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%
2.5TB free
Firmware: MX6OACF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 184 182 187 186 189 187 MB/s
Read 177
Write 174
Mixed 31
SusWrite 186
102% 142 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: 193 192 188 192 193 193 MB/s
Read 171
Write 178
Mixed 21.2
SusWrite 192
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: 184 174 178 175 178 174 MB/s
Read 185
Write 178
Mixed 21.9
SusWrite 177
101% 141 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: 179 175 179 175 179 178 MB/s
Read 161
Write 174
Mixed 40
SusWrite 177
100% 138 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.5
144% 1.27 MB/s
1TB free
Firmware: MX6OACF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 118 117 116 116 114 123 MB/s
Read 101
Write 90.8
Mixed 30
SusWrite 117
62% 84.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.3
98% 0.93 MB/s
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 Prices

Approx. $49 @ launch in Oct '15
AmazonUS HDWD130UZSVA $9015 mins
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Typical P300 3TB Builds (Compare 22,025 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 85%
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Workstation
Workstation 82%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: Asus PRIME X370-PRO - $138

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 54% - Above average Total price: $1,029

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14 months ago.

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


Excellent

7 months ago.

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


Excellent

23 months ago.

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


Excellent

2 months ago.

Fast and big with great price.


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