Average Bench: 78.1% (77th of 979)

Based on 10,328 user benchmarks.  Models: TOSHIBA DT01ACA050, TOSHIBA DT01ACA0

Good average bench

The Toshiba DT01ACA050 500GB averaged 21.8% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Toshiba DT01ACA050 500GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. Sequential Read Speed 138MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 134MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Toshiba DT01ACA050 500GB is 43.1%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Toshiba DT01ACA050 500GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.17MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.49MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 10,328 samples)
Min Avg Max
96.3 Read 138 173
90.9 Write 134 176
16.4 Mixed 112 168
95.9% 128 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.13 4K Read 0.49 0.75
0.39 4K Write 1.49 1.98
0.08 4K Mixed 0.17 0.22
66.5% 0.71 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
136GB free
Firmware: MS1OA7C0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 166
Write 174
Mixed 159
125% 166 MB/s
4K Read 0.61
4K Write 1.81
4K Mixed 0.17
78% 0.87 MB/s
415GB free
Firmware: MS1OA7C0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 171
Write 161
Mixed 149
120% 160 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.54
4K Mixed 0.15
70% 0.76 MB/s
373GB free
Firmware: MS1O Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 157
Write 140
Mixed 135
108% 144 MB/s
4K Read 0.59
4K Write 1.59
4K Mixed 0.2
76% 0.79 MB/s
398GB free
Firmware: MS1O Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 147
Write 118
Mixed 155
106% 140 MB/s
4K Read 0.57
4K Write 1.75
4K Mixed 0.17
75% 0.83 MB/s
141GB free
Firmware: MS1OA750 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 134
Write 124
Mixed 31.6
70% 96.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.64
4K Write 1.95
4K Mixed 0.18
82% 0.92 MB/s
233GB free
Firmware: MS1OA750 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 98.4
Write 143
Mixed 132
94% 124 MB/s
4K Read 0.59
4K Write 1.64
4K Mixed 0.2
77% 0.81 MB/s
22GB free
Firmware: MS1OA750 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 100
Write 133
Mixed 96.9
82% 110 MB/s
4K Read 0.35
4K Write 1.54
4K Mixed 0.2
65% 0.7 MB/s
154GB free
Firmware: MS1O Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 115
Write 109
Mixed 126
88% 117 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.58
4K Mixed 0.18
66% 0.72 MB/s
114GB free
Firmware: MS1OA750 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 107
Write 104
Mixed 100
78% 104 MB/s
4K Read 0.45
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.15
61% 0.67 MB/s
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Typical DT01ACA050 500GB Builds (Compare 1,806 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 50%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 30%
Raft

Motherboard: Asus H81M-K - $50

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 70% - Very good Total price: $284

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