Average Bench: 72% (124th of 1010)

Based on 40,146 user benchmarks.  Models: TOSHIBA DT01ACA050, TOSHIBA DT01ACA0

Good average bench

The Toshiba DT01ACA050 500GB averaged 28.0% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This isn't a great result which indicates that there are much faster alternatives on the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.51MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 133MB/s

Very poor consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Toshiba DT01ACA050 500GB is 76%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Toshiba DT01ACA050 500GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 31MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.63MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 40,146 samples)
Min Avg Max
22 Read 133 184
29.4 Write 128 179
17.7 Mixed 31 40
42.5 SusWrite 118 180
74.2% 103 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.1 4K Read 0.63 0.8
0.4 4K Write 1.7 2.2
0.2 4K Mixed 0.51 0.7
114% 0.95 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
52GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MS1OA750
SusWrite @10s intervals: 145 150 160 138 150 154 MB/s
Read 178
Write 145
Mixed 38.6
SusWrite 149
92% 128 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.5
118% 0.97 MB/s
171GB free
Firmware: MS1OA750
SusWrite @10s intervals: 145 130 148 151 151 151 MB/s
Read 160
Write 144
Mixed 28.2
SusWrite 146
86% 120 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.6
139% 1.17 MB/s
418GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MS1OA7S0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 114 134 130 127 135 138 MB/s
Read 160
Write 161
Mixed 31
SusWrite 130
87% 120 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.6
133% 1.1 MB/s
203GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MS1OA750
SusWrite @10s intervals: 107 104 118 105 102 107 MB/s
Read 148
Write 140
Mixed 36.8
SusWrite 107
78% 108 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.6
118% 0.87 MB/s
78GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MS1OA750
SusWrite @10s intervals: 81 67 67 74 75 73 MB/s
Read 82
Write 82.2
Mixed 22.5
SusWrite 72.7
47% 64.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.6
125% 1 MB/s
284GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MS1OA750
SusWrite @10s intervals: 25 31 24 35 26 37 MB/s
Read 34.2
Write 41.8
Mixed 25.5
SusWrite 29.6
24% 32.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.2
4K Write 0.8
4K Mixed 0.3
56% 0.43 MB/s
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Typical DT01ACA050 500GB Builds (Compare 5,856 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 27%
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Desktop
Desktop 51%
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Workstation
Workstation 31%
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Motherboard: Asus H81M-K - $60

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 62% - Good Total price: $405

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