Average Bench: 84.1% (346th of 1003)

Based on 2,358 user benchmarks.  Models: TOSHIBA Q300, TOSHIBA Q300.

Very good average bench

The Toshiba Q300 480GB averaged just 15.9% 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 Random Mixed IO Speed 34.1MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Toshiba Q300 480GB is 44.1%. 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 223MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 350MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,358 samples)
Min Avg Max
357 Read 468 513
121 Write 414 491
251 Mixed 350 395
101 SusWrite 223 304
81.4% 363 MB/s
Min Avg Max
10.1 4K Read 26.1 32.1
33.9 4K Write 77.8 106
17.5 4K Mixed 34.1 42
125% 46 MB/s
Min Avg Max
138 DQ Read 313 348
101 DQ Write 290 360
35.1 DQ Mixed 170 200
164% 258 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
98GB free
Firmware: SAFM12.2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 332 221 280 286 277 287 MB/s
Read 515
Write 485
Mixed 372
SusWrite 280
93% 413 MB/s
4K Read 31.9
4K Write 98.8
4K Mixed 41.7
154% 57.5 MB/s
DQ Read 344
DQ Write 338
DQ Mixed 197
188% 293 MB/s
159GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SAFM12.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 304 275 116 121 61 279 MB/s
Read 473
Write 446
Mixed 371
SusWrite 192
83% 371 MB/s
4K Read 28.9
4K Write 81.3
4K Mixed 35.3
132% 48.5 MB/s
DQ Read 343
DQ Write 306
DQ Mixed 194
181% 281 MB/s
418GB free
Firmware: SAFM12.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 325 283 218 279 277 285 MB/s
Read 429
Write 399
Mixed 327
SusWrite 278
80% 358 MB/s
4K Read 23.8
4K Write 71.2
4K Mixed 34.1
118% 43 MB/s
DQ Read 342
DQ Write 313
DQ Mixed 179
175% 278 MB/s
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Typical Q300 480GB Builds (Compare 28,523 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 91%
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Desktop
Desktop 81%
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Workstation
Workstation 62%
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Motherboard: Asus Z170 PRO GAMING - $228

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 100% - Outstanding Total price: $1,118

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