Average Bench: 77.8% (79th of 984)

Based on 27,437 user benchmarks.  Models: TOSHIBA DT01ACA050, TOSHIBA DT01ACA0

Good average bench

The Toshiba DT01ACA050 500GB averaged 22.2% 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 44.9%. 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 0.49MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 27,437 samples)
Min Avg Max
93.5 Read 137 173
89.2 Write 134 175
14.7 Mixed 110 167
95% 127 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.11 4K Read 0.49 0.74
0.39 4K Write 1.48 1.94
0.08 4K Mixed 0.17 0.21
66.1% 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 172
Write 157
Mixed 159
122% 163 MB/s
4K Read 0.71
4K Write 2.06
4K Mixed 0.23
93% 1 MB/s
394GB free
Firmware: MS1OA750 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 152
Write 127
Mixed 35.6
76% 105 MB/s
4K Read 0.41
4K Write 1.67
4K Mixed 0.12
61% 0.73 MB/s
201GB free
Firmware: MS1OA750 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 131
Write 127
Mixed 87.9
86% 115 MB/s
4K Read 0.33
4K Write 1.67
4K Mixed 0.17
63% 0.72 MB/s
300GB free
Firmware: MS1OA750 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 132
Write 119
Mixed 113
91% 122 MB/s
4K Read 0.66
4K Write 1.51
4K Mixed 0.16
74% 0.78 MB/s
202GB free
Firmware: MS1OA750 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 120
Write 124
Mixed 78.5
80% 107 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.46
4K Mixed 0.19
64% 0.68 MB/s
193GB free
Firmware: MS1OA750 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 114
Write 106
Mixed 126
87% 115 MB/s
4K Read 0.67
4K Write 1.36
4K Mixed 0.14
68% 0.72 MB/s
74GB free
Firmware: MS1OA750 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 102
Write 106
Mixed 120
83% 109 MB/s
4K Read 0.34
4K Write 1.54
4K Mixed 0.21
65% 0.69 MB/s
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Typical DT01ACA050 500GB Builds (Compare 3,944 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 - $50

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 67% - Good Total price: $299

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