Average Bench: 71.5% (625th of 1058)

Based on 1,536 user benchmarks.  Models: TOSHIBA Q300, TOSHIBA Q300., TOSHIB Q300

Good average bench

The Toshiba Q300 120GB averaged 28.4% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This isn't a great result which indicates that there are much faster alternatives on the comparison list.


Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 138MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 31.6MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Toshiba Q300 120GB is 40.6%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Toshiba Q300 120GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. Sustained Write Speed 84.8MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 294MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 1,536 samples)
Min Avg Max
311 Read 455 516
70.7 Write 346 464
146 Mixed 294 364
57.7 SusWrite 84.8 114
65.6% 295 MB/s
Min Avg Max
14 4K Read 24.9 32
33.4 4K Write 73.4 108
17.7 4K Mixed 31.6 40.5
117% 43.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
89.6 DQ Read 307 358
61.9 DQ Write 241 369
40 DQ Mixed 138 178
140% 229 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
25GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SAFM12.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 151 88 49 85 49 MB/s
Read 425
Write 401
Mixed 302
SusWrite 75.3
67% 301 MB/s
4K Read 22.3
4K Write 52.4
4K Mixed 25.5
94% 33.4 MB/s
DQ Read 352
DQ Write 334
DQ Mixed 173
176% 286 MB/s
40GB free
Firmware: 11.2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 76 69 69 74 71 70 MB/s
Read 470
Write 232
Mixed 189
SusWrite 71.5
53% 241 MB/s
4K Read 14.9
4K Write 50.3
4K Mixed 19.2
74% 28.1 MB/s
DQ Read 275
DQ Write 163
DQ Mixed 110
111% 183 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 45,570,332 SSDs tested.

Typical Q300 120GB Builds (Compare 4,623 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 43%
Speed boat
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation 34%
Sail boat

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z97P-D3

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 53% - Above average Total price: $515

Popular Q300 120GB compatible motherboards:

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