Average Bench: 80.4% (469th of 1058)

Based on 5,095 user benchmarks.  Models: TOSHIBA Q300, TOSHIBA Q300.

Very good average bench

The Toshiba Q300 480GB averaged just 19.6% 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 164MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 32.5MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Toshiba Q300 480GB is 47.2%. 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 218MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 346MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 5,095 samples)
Min Avg Max
303 Read 457 514
125 Write 401 490
234 Mixed 346 397
97.5 SusWrite 218 305
79.6% 355 MB/s
Min Avg Max
11.6 4K Read 25.2 31.5
29.5 4K Write 69.8 101
18.5 4K Mixed 32.5 41
117% 42.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
138 DQ Read 306 347
80.1 DQ Write 274 359
33.4 DQ Mixed 164 200
157% 248 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
441GB free
Firmware: SAFM
SusWrite @10s intervals: 459 251 237 277 282 283 MB/s
Read 504
Write 457
Mixed 354
SusWrite 298
90% 403 MB/s
4K Read 24.4
4K Write 47.6
4K Mixed 29.1
100% 33.7 MB/s
DQ Read 227
DQ Write 188
DQ Mixed 160
133% 192 MB/s
223GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SAFM12.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 179 149 184 139 179 126 MB/s
Read 373
Write 370
Mixed 307
SusWrite 159
68% 302 MB/s
4K Read 29.3
4K Write 79.1
4K Mixed 37.4
134% 48.6 MB/s
DQ Read 245
DQ Write 200
DQ Mixed 158
136% 201 MB/s
135GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SAFM11.2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 203 156 120 125 121 MB/s
Read 375
Write 399
Mixed 335
SusWrite 140
70% 312 MB/s
4K Read 30.2
4K Write 85.9
4K Mixed 39.4
142% 51.8 MB/s
DQ Read 261
DQ Write 102
DQ Mixed 164
126% 176 MB/s
101GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SAFM12.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 261 233 27 91 231 196 MB/s
Read 487
Write 452
Mixed 367
SusWrite 173
83% 370 MB/s
4K Read 21.5
4K Write 41.8
4K Mixed 26.3
88% 29.9 MB/s
DQ Read 342
DQ Write 179
DQ Mixed 3.8
71% 175 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 49,499,237 SSDs tested.

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Typical Q300 480GB Builds (Compare 431 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 68%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 54%
Yacht

System: Powerspec Gseries

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 78% - Very good Total price: $480

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