Average Bench: 80.9% (444th of 1040)

Based on 3,952 user benchmarks.  Models: TOSHIBA Q300, TOSHIBA Q300.

Very good average bench

The Toshiba Q300 480GB averaged just 19.1% 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 166MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 32.7MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Toshiba Q300 480GB is 45.2%. 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 213MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 349MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,952 samples)
Min Avg Max
345 Read 459 514
132 Write 407 490
243 Mixed 349 395
103 SusWrite 213 304
79.9% 357 MB/s
Min Avg Max
12.5 4K Read 25.1 31.7
30.7 4K Write 72.5 103
16 4K Mixed 32.7 41.4
118% 43.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
135 DQ Read 312 348
75.3 DQ Write 275 359
28 DQ Mixed 166 200
159% 251 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
185GB free
Firmware: SAFM12.2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 399 291 218 284 281 285 MB/s
Read 500
Write 480
Mixed 390
SusWrite 293
93% 416 MB/s
4K Read 30.2
4K Write 95.2
4K Mixed 40.8
148% 55.4 MB/s
DQ Read 346
DQ Write 334
DQ Mixed 196
187% 292 MB/s
276GB free
Firmware: SAFM12.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 472 209 281 278 289 283 MB/s
Read 508
Write 479
Mixed 370
SusWrite 302
93% 415 MB/s
4K Read 28
4K Write 64.5
4K Mixed 34.8
121% 42.4 MB/s
DQ Read 347
DQ Write 359
DQ Mixed 197
191% 301 MB/s
110GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SAFM12.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 199 223 113 84 0.3 235 MB/s
Read 484
Write 438
Mixed 320
SusWrite 142
77% 346 MB/s
4K Read 25.4
4K Write 37.5
4K Mixed 34.2
102% 32.4 MB/s
DQ Read 316
DQ Write 287
DQ Mixed 174
165% 259 MB/s
343GB free
Firmware: SAFM11.2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 143 103 108 139 127 132 MB/s
Read 372
Write 331
Mixed 291
SusWrite 125
63% 280 MB/s
4K Read 8.6
4K Write 78.9
4K Mixed 37.4
103% 41.6 MB/s
DQ Read 243
DQ Write 163
DQ Mixed 42.2
75% 149 MB/s
50GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SAFM12.2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 323 176 137 87 272 261 MB/s
Read 429
Write 390
Mixed 280
SusWrite 209
73% 327 MB/s
4K Read 23.8
4K Write 48.1
4K Mixed 29.3
99% 33.7 MB/s
DQ Read 29.7
DQ Write 102
DQ Mixed 38.1
37% 56.7 MB/s
13GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SAFM11.2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 83 73 49 49 52 48 MB/s
Read 306
Write 197
Mixed 220
SusWrite 59.1
43% 195 MB/s
4K Read 27.4
4K Write 71.2
4K Mixed 17
101% 38.5 MB/s
DQ Read 159
DQ Write 209
DQ Mixed 183
138% 183 MB/s
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Typical Q300 480GB Builds (Compare 212 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 67%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 53%
Yacht

System: Powerspec Gseries

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 53% - Above average Total price: $709

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