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Toshiba Q300 Pro

Toshiba Q300 Pro
alaScore 93

42 reviews

Dec, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 42 reviews of Toshiba Q300 Pro. The average rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average rating of 4.5/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Toshiba Q300 Pro is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 93/100 = Excellent quality.

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Expert review by : Chris Ramseyer (

Toshiba Q300 Pro 512GB MLC SSD Review


Toshiba recently launched two new SSDs for the entry-level and mainstream markets. Today, we look at the top-tier MLC-based Q300 Pro and find that it could be a serious contender in the market.

The Toshiba Q300 Pro delivers a high level of performance that we rarely see anymore in a world quickly being overrun by 3-bit-per-cell flash

For the cost, you just don't get enough value from the Q300 Pro. We would love to see what this drive can do with DRAM to buffer map data

In this market, to sell products you need to either have the fastest SSD or offer the best value. No one wants to be the guy who spent too much and didn't get enough for it. The best SSD shouldn't have to wait for another model to enter end-of-life...

Mar, 2016

Expert review by : Dong Ngo (

Toshiba Q300 SSD review: Slow performance at a high cost


The new Toshiba Q300 is a decent solid-state drive with one problem, it's expensive at launch. Here's CNET's full review.

The Toshiba Q300 solid-state drive offers a significant speed boost to computers with traditional hard drives.

The suggested price is high and its performance is slow compared to that of other solid-state drives. It includes a relatively short three-year warranty.

Slow and expensive, you'll want to steer clear of the Toshiba Q300 until there's a big price cut.

Sep, 2015

Expert review by : Joshua Waller (

Toshiba Q300 Pro Solid State Drive Review


We find out if replacing your main hard drive with an SSD drive is worthwhile, and whether it really speeds up your PC.

The Toshiba SSD Q300 Pro performs very well and runs silently. It gives an impressive boost to the speed of your computer, in both startup time, and loading time for programs such as Photoshop. It can make your whole PC feel much quicker in operation,...

Dec, 2016

Consumer review (

So Far So Good



Fast, reliable

SSDs are still more expensive than HDDs

May, 2016

Consumer review (

Pretty good SSD


Would I recommend it? Absolutely! Would I buy it again? Planning on a 256GB. Need a fast LVM cache for my HDDs! Might order a few for my computer repair/building business as well.

Super fast, simple installation. Faster than my SATA II controller. Consistently hits 300MB/s read or write with no issue, even a few months later. The cheapest 128GB SSD (at the time) with good data integrity checks and a fast write speed. Low power...

This is the first review for the 128GB. SSD utility is Windows-only. Not sure if I even need it though. No built-in disk encryption. Description page could be better.

Apr, 2016

Consumer review (

Excellent SSD for the pro


Price is a little higher than others but the added data integrity protection I think is worth it.

This SSD has higher-end features to protect your data. Comes with SLC caching, QSBC Error Correction, Patrol Read and Thermal Control Sensor features and have lower 3.3W load and 125mW idle power consumption. I have an older P67 motherboard but this...

None yet.

Apr, 2016

Product Specifications


Color of product:Silver
Internal:No / Yes
SSD form factor:2.5"

Energy Management

Power consumption (average):3.3
Power consumption (idle):0.125
Power consumption (read):3.3

Operational Conditions

Operating temperature range (T-T):0 - 65
Operating vibration:20
Storage temperature range (T-T):-40 - 85

Other Features

Internal:N / Y / Yes

Packaging Data

Bundled software:NTI Echo 3
Quick start guide: Yes


Controller Type:Toshiba TC358790
Data Transfer Rate:6
ECC: Yes
Mean time between failures (MTBF):1500000
Memory Type:SLC
Native command queuing (NCQ): Yes
Random read (4KB):92000
Random write (4KB):63000
Read Speed:544 / 550
S.M.A.R.T. support: Yes
Solid-state drive capacity:1024 / 128 / 512
Solid-state drive interface:Serial ATA III
Solid-state drive interfaces:Serial ATA III
TBW rating:640
TRIM support: Yes
Write Speed:513 / 520


Power consumption (average):3.3
Power consumption (idle):0.125
Power consumption (read):3.3


Bundled software:NTI Echo 3

Technical Details

Operating temperature (T-T):0 - 65
Operating temperature range (T-T):0 - 65
Operating vibration:20
Storage temperature (T-T):-40 - 85
Storage temperature range (T-T):-40 - 85

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:2.75 / 3.94
Weight:1.73 / 1.87 / 1.9
Width:2.75 / 3.94