Average Bench: 89% (35th of 1015)

Based on 5,106 user benchmarks.  Models: TOSHIBA HDWE150, TOSHIB HDWE150

Very good average bench

The Toshiba X300 5TB averaged just 11.0% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Toshiba X300 5TB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 3.56MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 1.08MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Toshiba X300 5TB is 54.5%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Toshiba X300 5TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 54.2MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 149MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 5,106 samples)
Min Avg Max
93.4 Read 155 194
91.2 Write 149 189
37 Mixed 54.2 63.7
98.3 SusWrite 155 195
93.2% 128 MB/s
Min Avg Max
1.06 4K Read 3.56 7.14
1.5 4K Write 2.16 2.5
0.7 4K Mixed 1.08 1.2
309% 2.27 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
4TB free
Firmware: FP2A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 200 199 199 200 198 198 MB/s
Read 196
Write 197
Mixed 64.3
SusWrite 199
119% 164 MB/s
4K Read 7.1
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 1.2
474% 3.57 MB/s
3.5TB free
Firmware: FP2A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 178 189 191 187 188 191 MB/s
Read 178
Write 180
Mixed 60.5
SusWrite 187
110% 152 MB/s
4K Read 3.5
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 1.2
322% 2.33 MB/s
2TB free
Firmware: FP2A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 159 164 164 164 164 165 MB/s
Read 163
Write 156
Mixed 59
SusWrite 163
98% 135 MB/s
4K Read 2.9
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 1.1
286% 2.1 MB/s
3TB free
Firmware: FP2A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 154 162 154 153 159 160 MB/s
Read 140
Write 132
Mixed 38.5
SusWrite 157
85% 117 MB/s
4K Read 1.5
4K Write 0.4
4K Mixed 0.4
114% 0.77 MB/s
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 Prices

Approx. $150 @ launch in Oct '15
AmazonUS HDWE150XZSTA $1254 mins
EbayUS HDWE150XZSTA $1441 hr
BHPhotoUS HDWE150XZSTA $14619 months
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Typical X300 5TB Builds (Compare 11,234 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 115%
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Desktop
Desktop 117%
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Workstation
Workstation 95%
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Motherboard: Asus ROG MAXIMUS X HERO (WI-FI AC) - $210

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 54% - Above average Total price: $1,589

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