Average Bench: 79% (487th of 1058)

Based on 4,414 user benchmarks.  Models: TOSHIBA Q300, TOSHIBA Q300.

Good average bench

The Toshiba Q300 480GB averaged 20.9% 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.


Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 164MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 32.1MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Toshiba Q300 480GB is 47.7%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Toshiba Q300 480GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. Sustained Write Speed 212MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 343MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 4,414 samples)
Min Avg Max
282 Read 452 514
105 Write 396 490
220 Mixed 343 397
86.6 SusWrite 212 305
78.6% 351 MB/s
Min Avg Max
10.9 4K Read 24.7 31.6
25.7 4K Write 68.4 101
16.2 4K Mixed 32.1 41
115% 41.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
97.8 DQ Read 303 347
80.1 DQ Write 271 359
36.4 DQ Mixed 164 200
157% 246 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
213GB free
Firmware: SAFM12.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 471 251 253 282 283 294 MB/s
Read 515
Write 483
Mixed 392
SusWrite 306
95% 424 MB/s
4K Read 28.8
4K Write 80.2
4K Mixed 36.5
133% 48.5 MB/s
DQ Read 344
DQ Write 333
DQ Mixed 194
185% 290 MB/s
211GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SAFM12.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 326 313 186 178 14 254 MB/s
Read 458
Write 427
Mixed 362
SusWrite 212
82% 364 MB/s
4K Read 27.6
4K Write 94.7
4K Mixed 40
143% 54.1 MB/s
DQ Read 345
DQ Write 324
DQ Mixed 187
181% 285 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 45,261,108 SSDs tested.


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Typical Q300 480GB Builds (Compare 377 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 67%
Battle cruiser
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation 53%

System: Powerspec Gseries

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 51% - Above average Total price: $749

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