Average Bench: 77.6% (79th of 984)

Based on 18,122 user benchmarks.  Models: TOSHIBA DT01ACA050, TOSHIBA DT01ACA0

Good average bench

The Toshiba DT01ACA050 500GB averaged 22.3% 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 137MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 134MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Toshiba DT01ACA050 500GB is 43.9%. 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 0.48MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 18,122 samples)
Min Avg Max
95.1 Read 137 173
84.6 Write 134 173
11.9 Mixed 109 163
94.8% 127 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.11 4K Read 0.48 0.75
0.36 4K Write 1.48 1.94
0.09 4K Mixed 0.17 0.21
66% 0.71 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
311GB free
Firmware: MS1OA750 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 167
Write 164
Mixed 155
122% 162 MB/s
4K Read 0.12
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.18
45% 0.47 MB/s
386GB free
Firmware: MS1OA750 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 149
Write 175
Mixed 72.5
97% 132 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.19
73% 0.83 MB/s
339GB free
Firmware: MS1OA7S0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 152
Write 148
Mixed 135
109% 145 MB/s
4K Read 0.08
4K Write 1.39
4K Mixed 0.11
42% 0.53 MB/s
169GB free
Firmware: MS1OA750 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 150
Write 140
Mixed 5.56
70% 98.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.28
4K Write 1.53
4K Mixed 0.15
57% 0.66 MB/s
324GB free
Firmware: MS1OA750 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 142
Write 142
Mixed 146
108% 143 MB/s
4K Read 0.3
4K Write 1.37
4K Mixed 0.17
57% 0.61 MB/s
156GB free
Firmware: MS1OA750 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 138
Write 143
Mixed 143
107% 142 MB/s
4K Read 0.39
4K Write 1.67
4K Mixed 0.19
68% 0.75 MB/s
74GB free
Firmware: MS1OA750 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 143
Write 136
Mixed 87.5
91% 122 MB/s
4K Read 0.42
4K Write 1.84
4K Mixed 0.18
71% 0.81 MB/s
46GB free
Firmware: MS1OA750 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 115
Write 130
Mixed 113
90% 119 MB/s
4K Read 0.35
4K Write 1.59
4K Mixed 0.18
64% 0.71 MB/s
75GB free
Firmware: MS1O
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Read 113
Write 101
Mixed 126
86% 113 MB/s
4K Read 0.23
4K Write 1.13
4K Mixed 0.16
48% 0.51 MB/s
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Typical DT01ACA050 500GB Builds (Compare 2,775 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 13%
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Desktop
Desktop 49%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 30%
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Motherboard: Asus H81M-K - $50

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 68% - Good Total price: $285

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