Average Bench: 88.7% (33rd of 1010)

Based on 4,583 user benchmarks.  Models: TOSHIBA HDWE140, TOSHIB HDWE140

Very good average bench

The Toshiba X300 4TB averaged just 11.2% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Toshiba X300 4TB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 3.62MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 1.08MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Toshiba X300 4TB is 44.1%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Toshiba X300 4TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 63.3MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 150MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 4,583 samples)
Min Avg Max
101 Read 154 186
99.9 Write 150 180
43.7 Mixed 63.3 71
105 SusWrite 155 185
95% 130 MB/s
Min Avg Max
1.1 4K Read 3.62 7.15
1.68 4K Write 2.17 2.4
0.77 4K Mixed 1.08 1.2
311% 2.29 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
2.5TB free
Firmware: FP2A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 175 179 177 176 182 175 MB/s
Read 163
Write 166
Mixed 67.2
SusWrite 177
104% 143 MB/s
4K Read 3.7
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 1
310% 2.37 MB/s
1TB free
Firmware: FP2A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 121 121 118 125 118 121 MB/s
Read 103
Write 105
Mixed 52
SusWrite 121
70% 95.2 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 1.1
209% 1.43 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 15,714,779 HDDs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $150 @ launch in Oct '15
EbayUS HDWE140XZSTA $10536 mins
AmazonUS HDWE140XZSTA $10823 mins
NeweggUS HDWE140XZSTA $1104 hrs
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Typical X300 4TB Builds (Compare 21,047 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 127%
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Desktop
Desktop 123%
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Workstation
Workstation 112%
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Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX Z370-E GAMING - $190

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 99% - Outstanding Total price: $1,603

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 Comments

High performance premium storage...

Added 2 years ago.

Excellent

19 months ago.

perf/price is better than WD black


Excellent

20 months ago.

Best buy on the market considering performance and storage capacity. It's faster than WD Black and Seagate Barracuda as tested with CrystalDiskMark. In short, sequential read/write are over 190 MB/s. The only downside is rather high "spin up retry count" as within 1000 working hours it already has already 4, 5 or more, while WD and Seagate have 0, but that shouldn't affect its lifetime or performance during the 5 year period. Afterwards, it's questionable.


Excellent

14 months ago.

Hugely faster peak random read y writer.


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