Average Bench: 82.8% (381st of 1011)

Based on 2,842 user benchmarks.  Models: TOSHIBA Q300, TOSHIBA Q300.

Very good average bench

The Toshiba Q300 480GB averaged just 17.1% 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 165MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 33.4MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Toshiba Q300 480GB is 45.3%. 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 222MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 350MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,842 samples)
Min Avg Max
336 Read 463 514
98.3 Write 407 489
254 Mixed 350 390
100 SusWrite 222 304
80.7% 361 MB/s
Min Avg Max
10.7 4K Read 26 32.2
37.7 4K Write 76.1 107
13.6 4K Mixed 33.4 42.1
122% 45.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
43.8 DQ Read 303 348
75 DQ Write 284 359
29.3 DQ Mixed 165 200
159% 251 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
122GB free
Firmware: SAFM12.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 266 215 173 272 288 281 MB/s
Read 504
Write 484
Mixed 371
SusWrite 249
90% 402 MB/s
4K Read 29.9
4K Write 85.7
4K Mixed 38.9
140% 51.5 MB/s
DQ Read 344
DQ Write 360
DQ Mixed 201
193% 302 MB/s
247GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 12.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 281 265 138 236 199 123 MB/s
Read 461
Write 440
Mixed 357
SusWrite 207
82% 366 MB/s
4K Read 28.5
4K Write 85
4K Mixed 39.4
139% 51 MB/s
DQ Read 338
DQ Write 328
DQ Mixed 184
179% 283 MB/s
304GB free
Firmware: SAFM12.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 344 287 240 283 282 286 MB/s
Read 454
Write 450
Mixed 365
SusWrite 287
88% 389 MB/s
4K Read 24.1
4K Write 50.1
4K Mixed 27.9
99% 34 MB/s
DQ Read 346
DQ Write 341
DQ Mixed 194
187% 294 MB/s
150GB free
Firmware: SAFM12.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 329 274 212 283 284 287 MB/s
Read 373
Write 375
Mixed 305
SusWrite 278
75% 333 MB/s
4K Read 27.7
4K Write 67.9
4K Mixed 35.4
123% 43.7 MB/s
DQ Read 245
DQ Write 201
DQ Mixed 158
136% 201 MB/s
142GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SAFM12.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 327 205 206 196 215 259 MB/s
Read 354
Write 342
Mixed 301
SusWrite 235
69% 308 MB/s
4K Read 23.1
4K Write 44.5
4K Mixed 28.2
95% 31.9 MB/s
DQ Read 236
DQ Write 191
DQ Mixed 154
131% 194 MB/s
419GB free
Firmware: SAFM12.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 447 282 222 271 288 272 MB/s
Read 485
Write 438
Mixed 374
SusWrite 297
89% 398 MB/s
4K Read 17.8
4K Write 0
4K Mixed 27.6
62% 15.1 MB/s
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Typical Q300 480GB Builds (Compare 33,540 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 74%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 54%
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Motherboard: Asus Z170 PRO GAMING - $228

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 55% - Above average Total price: $1,145

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