Average Bench: 76.4% (84th of 979)

Based on 14,540 user benchmarks.  Models: TOSHIBA DT01ACA050, TOSHIBA DT01ACA0

Good average bench

The Toshiba DT01ACA050 500GB averaged 23.6% 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 135MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 131MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Toshiba DT01ACA050 500GB is 42.8%. 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 0.47MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 14,540 samples)
Min Avg Max
95.6 Read 135 172
88.5 Write 131 173
10.8 Mixed 108 164
93.5% 125 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.12 4K Read 0.47 0.75
0.5 4K Write 1.5 1.94
0.09 4K Mixed 0.17 0.21
66.3% 0.71 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 177
Write 183
Mixed 172
133% 177 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.13
4K Mixed 0.22
94% 1.02 MB/s
148GB free
Firmware: MS1OA750 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 151
Write 164
Mixed 79
97% 132 MB/s
4K Read 0.64
4K Write 1.56
4K Mixed 0.19
77% 0.8 MB/s
263GB free
Firmware: MS1OA750 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 153
Write 150
Mixed 5.02
74% 103 MB/s
4K Read 0.71
4K Write 1.55
4K Mixed 0.15
76% 0.81 MB/s
121GB free
Firmware: MS1OA750 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 137
Write 158
Mixed 5
72% 100 MB/s
4K Read 0.55
4K Write 1.77
4K Mixed 0.18
75% 0.83 MB/s
371GB free
Firmware: MS1OA750 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 130
Write 126
Mixed 126
96% 128 MB/s
4K Read 0.53
4K Write 1.78
4K Mixed 0.19
76% 0.84 MB/s
277GB free
Firmware: MS1OA750 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 146
Write 105
Mixed 130
96% 127 MB/s
4K Read 0.36
4K Write 1.44
4K Mixed 0.16
60% 0.65 MB/s
284GB free
Firmware: MS1OA750 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 99.7
Write 80.3
Mixed 55.8
58% 78.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.13
4K Write 0.34
4K Mixed 0.04
16% 0.17 MB/s
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Desktop
Desktop 49%
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Workstation
Workstation 30%
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Motherboard: Asus H81M-K - $50

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 69% - Good Total price: $287

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