Average Bench: 77.9% (92nd of 1002)

Based on 35,680 user benchmarks.  Models: TOSHIBA DT01ACA050, TOSHIBA DT01ACA0

Good average bench

The Toshiba DT01ACA050 500GB averaged 22.0% 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 43.4%. 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 35,680 samples)
Min Avg Max
97.5 Read 138 174
90.6 Write 134 176
11.4 Mixed 108 166
94.7% 127 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.14 4K Read 0.49 0.74
0.4 4K Write 1.48 1.97
0.09 4K Mixed 0.17 0.22
66.6% 0.71 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
397GB free
Firmware: MS1OA750 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 164
Write 159
Mixed 160
122% 161 MB/s
4K Read 0.67
4K Write 1.85
4K Mixed 0.18
82% 0.9 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 157
Write 164
Mixed 132
113% 151 MB/s
4K Read 0.73
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.21
87% 0.91 MB/s
438GB free
Firmware: MS1OA7S0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 139
Write 160
Mixed 135
109% 145 MB/s
4K Read 0.56
4K Write 1.61
4K Mixed 0.16
72% 0.78 MB/s
81GB free
Firmware: MS1OA7C0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 142
Write 147
Mixed 119
102% 136 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.95
4K Mixed 0.19
82% 0.91 MB/s
97GB free
Firmware: MS1OA750 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 145
Write 139
Mixed 25.2
74% 103 MB/s
4K Read 0.19
4K Write 1.14
4K Mixed 0.15
46% 0.5 MB/s
309GB free
Firmware: MS1OA7C0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 139
Write 130
Mixed 136
102% 135 MB/s
4K Read 0.23
4K Write 1.45
4K Mixed 0.14
52% 0.61 MB/s
385GB free
Firmware: MS1OA750 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 142
Write 116
Mixed 13.2
65% 90.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.46
4K Write 0.36
4K Mixed 0.07
34% 0.3 MB/s
85GB free
Firmware: MS1OA750 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 83.3
Write 78.1
Mixed 9.12
41% 56.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.07
4K Write 0.08
4K Mixed 0.05
10% 0.07 MB/s
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Typical DT01ACA050 500GB Builds (Compare 4,575 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 50%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 30%
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Motherboard: Asus H81M-K - $60

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 68% - Good Total price: $307

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