Average Bench: 83.5% (146th of 862)

Based on 809 user benchmarks.  Models: TOSHIBA THNSNJ128GCST, TOSHIBA THNSNJ128GCS

At four months old, the 128GB Toshiba Q Series Pro is the newest SSD in the group test. It's always nice to see new drives pushing established speed boundaries and the Q Series Pro does exactly that. With peak and average sequential read/write speeds of 521/481 and 422/333 MB/s the Q Series Pro beats the 128GB group average peak write speed by 45% and is bested only by the Samsung Evo. A particularly impressive aspect of the Q Series Pro's performance profile is its mixed IO performance where it beats the average of the group leaders by a stunning 50% and sets new sequential/4k mixed IO records of 502/40.4 MB/s. The ability to handle concurrent read and write operations well means that the Q Series Pro will rarely pause for breath, even when faced with varying IO demands, a great server orientated trait. Overall the Q Series Pro has a very robust performance profile and is well priced making it one of the top 128GB SSDs of 2014. [Feb '14 SSDrivePro]

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Very good average bench

The Toshiba Q Series Pro 128GB averaged just 16.5% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Toshiba Q Series Pro 128GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 84.2MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 29.6MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Toshiba Q Series Pro 128GB is 56.4%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Toshiba Q Series Pro 128GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 157MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 181MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 809 samples)
Min Avg Max
370 Read 486 520
107 Write 378 480
183 Mixed 412 502
94.7% 426 MB/s
Min Avg Max
14.7 4K Read 21.5 27.6
36 4K Write 71.4 111
15.5 4K Mixed 29.6 44.8
108% 40.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
19.3 DQ Read 157 329
59.9 DQ Write 181 308
15.2 DQ Mixed 84.2 207
86.9% 141 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
59GB free
Firmware: JTRA0102 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 501
Write 448
Mixed 493
107% 481 MB/s
4K Read 22.2
4K Write 93
4K Mixed 42.8
138% 52.7 MB/s
DQ Read 320
DQ Write 282
DQ Mixed 144
151% 249 MB/s
67GB free
Firmware: JTRA0102 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 517
Write 360
Mixed 499
102% 459 MB/s
4K Read 22.6
4K Write 54.4
4K Mixed 27.4
98% 34.8 MB/s
DQ Read 133
DQ Write 101
DQ Mixed 62.6
62% 99 MB/s
25GB free
Firmware: JTRA0102 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 502
Write 261
Mixed 479
92% 414 MB/s
4K Read 19.4
4K Write 57.8
4K Mixed 34.9
105% 37.4 MB/s
DQ Read 184
DQ Write 128
DQ Mixed 88.7
84% 134 MB/s
20GB free
Firmware: JTRA0102 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 506
Write 121
Mixed 297
67% 308 MB/s
4K Read 16.3
4K Write 41.1
4K Mixed 24.6
78% 27.3 MB/s
DQ Read 97.4
DQ Write 60.3
DQ Mixed 33.1
37% 63.6 MB/s
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AmazonUS HDTS312XZSTA $135.5822 days ago.
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Workstation 54%
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Motherboard: Asus Z87-WS

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 62% - Good Total price: $1,086

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Controller: Toshiba TC358790XBG. NAND Memory: Toshiba 19mn MLC.

Drive faster, play harder...

Model: HDTS312EZSTA (EU), HDTS312XZSTA (US), THNSNJ128GCST (OEM)

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I own this product for over a year now and I would say that itis a bargaing in terms of speed and consistency for the money.


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