Average Bench: 72% (619th of 1058)

Based on 1,633 user benchmarks.  Models: TOSHIBA Q300, TOSHIBA Q300., TOSHIB Q300

Good average bench

The Toshiba Q300 120GB averaged 28.0% 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.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 140MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 31.8MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Toshiba Q300 120GB is 40.1%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Toshiba Q300 120GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 85.5MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 300MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,633 samples)
Min Avg Max
326 Read 457 515
74 Write 352 464
148 Mixed 300 365
57.6 SusWrite 85.5 115
66.4% 299 MB/s
Min Avg Max
14.7 4K Read 25.3 31.9
35.9 4K Write 73.4 107
18.1 4K Mixed 31.8 40.4
118% 43.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
91.7 DQ Read 310 358
78.7 DQ Write 243 370
47.2 DQ Mixed 140 178
142% 231 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
112GB free
Firmware: SAFM12.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 240 81 88 89 89 89 MB/s
Read 507
Write 470
Mixed 352
SusWrite 113
80% 361 MB/s
4K Read 28.6
4K Write 69.2
4K Mixed 35.2
125% 44.3 MB/s
DQ Read 358
DQ Write 366
DQ Mixed 177
184% 301 MB/s
78GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SAFM11.2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 84 62 41 53 68 74 MB/s
Read 492
Write 93.9
Mixed 133
SusWrite 63.6
42% 196 MB/s
4K Read 28.7
4K Write 79.8
4K Mixed 20.4
112% 43 MB/s
DQ Read 267
DQ Write 158
DQ Mixed 104
107% 176 MB/s
44GB free
Firmware: SAFM12.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 196 79 88 89 72 89 MB/s
Read 385
Write 384
Mixed 293
SusWrite 102
65% 291 MB/s
4K Read 20.2
4K Write 57.4
4K Mixed 22
89% 33.2 MB/s
DQ Read 351
DQ Write 330
DQ Mixed 171
175% 284 MB/s
60GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SAFM12.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 172 91 76 89 90 69 MB/s
Read 415
Write 411
Mixed 341
SusWrite 97.8
71% 316 MB/s
4K Read 21.2
4K Write 41.3
4K Mixed 24.5
85% 29 MB/s
DQ Read 278
DQ Write 215
DQ Mixed 160
143% 218 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 49,497,839 SSDs tested.

Typical Q300 120GB Builds (Compare 5,108 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 43%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 34%
Sail boat

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z97P-D3

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 52% - Above average Total price: $460

Popular Q300 120GB compatible motherboards:

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