Average Bench: 76.9% (97th of 1002)

Based on 36,622 user benchmarks.  Models: TOSHIBA DT01ACA050, TOSHIBA DT01ACA0

Good average bench

The Toshiba DT01ACA050 500GB averaged 23.1% 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 136MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 132MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Toshiba DT01ACA050 500GB is 42%. 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 36,622 samples)
Min Avg Max
96.3 Read 136 170
88 Write 132 173
12.8 Mixed 112 165
94.9% 127 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.1 4K Read 0.48 0.74
0.37 4K Write 1.47 1.95
0.09 4K Mixed 0.17 0.21
65.5% 0.7 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
465GB free
Firmware: MS1OA750 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 183
Write 180
Mixed 171
134% 178 MB/s
4K Read 0.78
4K Write 2.15
4K Mixed 0.22
96% 1.05 MB/s
332GB free
Firmware: MS1OA750 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 116
Write 145
Mixed 147
103% 136 MB/s
4K Read 0.34
4K Write 1.61
4K Mixed 0.16
62% 0.7 MB/s
307GB free
Firmware: MS1OA750 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 99.6
Write 145
Mixed 99.5
86% 115 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.88
4K Mixed 0.22
88% 0.93 MB/s
258GB free
Firmware: MS1OA750 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 115
Write 128
Mixed 74.2
78% 106 MB/s
4K Read 0.51
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.12
68% 0.81 MB/s
168GB free
Firmware: MS1OA750 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 89.8
Write 125
Mixed 108
81% 108 MB/s
4K Read 0.2
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.12
49% 0.61 MB/s
69GB free
Firmware: MS1OA750 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 110
Write 103
Mixed 107
80% 107 MB/s
4K Read 0.47
4K Write 1.63
4K Mixed 0.18
70% 0.76 MB/s
49GB free
Firmware: MS1OA750 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 108
Write 94.2
Mixed 132
85% 112 MB/s
4K Read 0.28
4K Write 1.58
4K Mixed 0.15
57% 0.67 MB/s
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Typical DT01ACA050 500GB Builds (Compare 5,268 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 - $60

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 71% - Very good Total price: $281

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