Average Bench: 81.7% (406th of 1021)

Based on 3,665 user benchmarks.  Models: TOSHIBA Q300, TOSHIBA Q300.

Very good average bench

The Toshiba Q300 480GB averaged just 18.3% 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 163MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 33.5MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Toshiba Q300 480GB is 44.3%. 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 214MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 351MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,665 samples)
Min Avg Max
342 Read 464 514
141 Write 415 490
253 Mixed 351 394
100 SusWrite 214 301
80.8% 361 MB/s
Min Avg Max
12.2 4K Read 25.7 32
31.9 4K Write 73.3 106
19.6 4K Mixed 33.5 42.1
121% 44.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
42.2 DQ Read 303 348
59.1 DQ Write 278 359
32.9 DQ Mixed 163 200
157% 248 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
120GB free
Firmware: SAFM12.2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 229 258 143 14 228 285 MB/s
Read 463
Write 428
Mixed 363
SusWrite 193
81% 362 MB/s
4K Read 27.2
4K Write 96.8
4K Mixed 40.9
145% 55 MB/s
DQ Read 346
DQ Write 338
DQ Mixed 196
187% 294 MB/s
135GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SAFM12.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 287 238 88 0.4 214 186 MB/s
Read 481
Write 439
Mixed 322
SusWrite 169
79% 353 MB/s
4K Read 27.1
4K Write 80.7
4K Mixed 38.1
133% 48.6 MB/s
DQ Read 341
DQ Write 292
DQ Mixed 186
175% 273 MB/s
250GB free
Firmware: SAFM12.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 390 242 179 289 281 291 MB/s
Read 494
Write 436
Mixed 371
SusWrite 279
89% 395 MB/s
4K Read 27.3
4K Write 65.1
4K Mixed 34.1
120% 42.2 MB/s
DQ Read 224
DQ Write 186
DQ Mixed 157
130% 189 MB/s
181GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SAFM12.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 289 278 80 169 229 177 MB/s
Read 484
Write 467
Mixed 356
SusWrite 204
85% 378 MB/s
4K Read 25.9
4K Write 66.3
4K Mixed 33.1
117% 41.8 MB/s
DQ Read 338
DQ Write 329
DQ Mixed 197
186% 288 MB/s
352GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SAFM11.2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 173 102 122 126 131 138 MB/s
Read 494
Write 132
Mixed 274
SusWrite 132
57% 258 MB/s
4K Read 11.4
4K Write 87.1
4K Mixed 37.6
112% 45.4 MB/s
DQ Read 339
DQ Write 249
DQ Mixed 27.8
93% 205 MB/s
203GB free
Firmware: SAFM12.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 159 241 170 188 197 188 MB/s
Read 437
Write 360
Mixed 364
SusWrite 190
76% 338 MB/s
4K Read 26.4
4K Write 81.4
4K Mixed 18.1
106% 42 MB/s
DQ Read 37.6
DQ Write 283
DQ Mixed 184
135% 168 MB/s
78GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SAFM11.2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 174 96 98 77 86 83 MB/s
Read 411
Write 394
Mixed 256
SusWrite 102
65% 291 MB/s
4K Read 23
4K Write 23.1
4K Mixed 15.4
67% 20.5 MB/s
DQ Read 266
DQ Write 317
DQ Mixed 74.3
116% 219 MB/s
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Gaming 74%
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Desktop 79%
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Workstation
Workstation 64%
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Motherboard: Asus Z170 PRO GAMING - $228

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 55% - Above average Total price: $1,140

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