Toshiba Canvio Slim 2TB Portable 2.5″ USB 3.0 HDD – HDTD320AS3EA / MQ04UBD200 Benchmark

Below are some basic benchmarks of the Toshiba Canvio Slim 2TB Portable 2.5″ USB 3.0 HDD – HDTD320AS3EA – Which in this instance has a Toshiba MQ04UBD200 drive inside. Please note these are purely just for my own interest and for anyone else interested – these tests are not performed for proper review purposes or under strict testing environment settings, so they may not be perfectly accurate, however they should represent ballpark figures of what to expect (unless I’ve made a mistake in my benchmark process!). At the time of writing, these can be sourced for ~$99 AUD and come with a 3 year warranty.

CrystalDiskInfo SMART details for the drive inside – a 2TB Toshiba MQ04UBD200.
CrystalDiskMark benchmark results (formatted)
Read speed benchmark from HD Tune (formatted)
Minimum – 32.7 MB/s
Maximum – 136.7 MB/s
Average – 104.6 MB/s
Access Time – 18.5 ms
Burst Rate – 157.1 MB/s
Write speed benchmark from HD Tune (unformatted)
Minimum – 0.1 MB/s
Maximum – 124.6 MB/s
Average – 41.9 MB/s
Access Time – 8.20 ms
Burst Rate – 123.7 MB/s