Average Bench: 85% (343rd of 1011)

Based on 1,091 user benchmarks.  Models: TOSHIBA THNSNJ128GCST, TOSHIBA THNSNJ128GCS

At four months old, the 128GB Toshiba Q Series Pro is the newest SSD in the group test. It's always nice to see new drives pushing established speed boundaries and the Q Series Pro does exactly that. With peak and average sequential read/write speeds of 521/481 and 422/333 MB/s the Q Series Pro beats the 128GB group average peak write speed by 45% and is bested only by the Samsung Evo. A particularly impressive aspect of the Q Series Pro's performance profile is its mixed IO performance where it beats the average of the group leaders by a stunning 50% and sets new sequential/4k mixed IO records of 502/40.4 MB/s. The ability to handle concurrent read and write operations well means that the Q Series Pro will rarely pause for breath, even when faced with varying IO demands, a great server orientated trait. Overall the Q Series Pro has a very robust performance profile and is well priced making it one of the top 128GB SSDs of 2014. [Feb '14 SSDrivePro]

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Very good average bench

The Toshiba Q Series Pro 128GB averaged just 15.0% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Toshiba Q Series Pro 128GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 265MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 37.1MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Toshiba Q Series Pro 128GB is 50%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Toshiba Q Series Pro 128GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 277MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 368MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,091 samples)
Min Avg Max
351 Read 454 507
107 Write 368 464
209 Mixed 382 445
80.4 SusWrite 277 455
83% 370 MB/s
Min Avg Max
14 4K Read 22.2 28.1
36.4 4K Write 74 107
21.7 4K Mixed 37.1 47.3
120% 44.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
30.8 DQ Read 304 367
87.3 DQ Write 245 322
42.7 DQ Mixed 265 346
201% 271 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
106GB free
Firmware: JTRA0102
SusWrite @10s intervals: 445 455 451 458 459 458 MB/s
Read 501
Write 460
Mixed 439
SusWrite 454
104% 464 MB/s
4K Read 23.9
4K Write 77.3
4K Mixed 40.9
130% 47.4 MB/s
DQ Read 366
DQ Write 326
DQ Mixed 351
262% 348 MB/s
117GB free
Firmware: JTRA0102
SusWrite @10s intervals: 313 156 93 98 98 99 MB/s
Read 504
Write 457
Mixed 441
SusWrite 143
86% 386 MB/s
4K Read 26
4K Write 88.2
4K Mixed 43.5
142% 52.6 MB/s
DQ Read 238
DQ Write 239
DQ Mixed 252
185% 243 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 19,368,697 SSDs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $112 @ launch in Oct '13
AmazonUS HDTS312XZSTA $6615 months
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Typical Q Series Pro 128GB Builds (Compare 18,121 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 104%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 78%
Battleship

Motherboard: Asus CROSSHAIR VI HERO - $158

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 49% - Average Total price: $1,321

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 Comments

Controller: Toshiba TC358790XBG. NAND Memory: Toshiba 19mn MLC

Drive faster, play harder...

Model: HDTS312EZSTA (EU), HDTS312XZSTA (US), THNSNJ128GCST (OEM)

Added 5 years ago.

Poor (edit your comment) Add link

6 days ago.

I own this product for over a year now and I would say that itis a bargaing in terms of speed and consistency for the money.


Excellent

2 months ago.

Faster than most of the competition from that era


Good

5 years ago.


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