Average Bench: 83.4% (365th of 1011)

Based on 2,565 user benchmarks.  Models: TOSHIBA Q300, TOSHIBA Q300.

Very good average bench

The Toshiba Q300 480GB averaged just 16.5% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Toshiba Q300 480GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 170MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 287MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Toshiba Q300 480GB is 43.5%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Toshiba Q300 480GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 224MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 352MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,565 samples)
Min Avg Max
346 Read 467 514
105 Write 410 489
264 Mixed 352 392
101 SusWrite 224 304
81.3% 363 MB/s
Min Avg Max
11.9 4K Read 26.1 32.2
34.6 4K Write 76.8 106
13.5 4K Mixed 33.4 42
123% 45.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
124 DQ Read 312 348
91.6 DQ Write 287 360
31.8 DQ Mixed 170 200
163% 256 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
62GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SAFM12.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 262 222 141 253 274 6.9 MB/s
Read 504
Write 479
Mixed 386
SusWrite 193
88% 391 MB/s
4K Read 32.2
4K Write 102
4K Mixed 42.1
157% 58.7 MB/s
DQ Read 346
DQ Write 328
DQ Mixed 195
185% 289 MB/s
127GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SAFM12.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 273 211 246 274 252 285 MB/s
Read 489
Write 467
Mixed 376
SusWrite 257
89% 397 MB/s
4K Read 27.6
4K Write 67.8
4K Mixed 34.6
122% 43.3 MB/s
DQ Read 346
DQ Write 352
DQ Mixed 198
191% 299 MB/s
40GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SAFM12.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 234 195 223 191 6.6 16 MB/s
Read 472
Write 449
Mixed 377
SusWrite 144
81% 361 MB/s
4K Read 24.4
4K Write 52.6
4K Mixed 30.1
103% 35.7 MB/s
DQ Read 345
DQ Write 345
DQ Mixed 197
189% 296 MB/s
246GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SAFM12.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 264 246 227 246 269 275 MB/s
Read 181
Write 172
Mixed 377
SusWrite 255
56% 246 MB/s
4K Read 25.7
4K Write 98.7
4K Mixed 34.4
135% 52.9 MB/s
DQ Read 349
DQ Write 131
DQ Mixed 7.9
67% 163 MB/s
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Typical Q300 480GB Builds (Compare 30,766 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 73%
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Desktop
Desktop 75%
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Workstation
Workstation 54%
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Motherboard: Asus Z170 PRO GAMING - $228

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 54% - Above average Total price: $1,143

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