Average Bench: 77.5% (78th of 984)

Based on 26,488 user benchmarks.  Models: TOSHIBA DT01ACA050, TOSHIBA DT01ACA0

Good average bench

The Toshiba DT01ACA050 500GB averaged 22.5% 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 134MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Toshiba DT01ACA050 500GB is 44.4%. 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 0.5MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 26,488 samples)
Min Avg Max
94.2 Read 136 174
91.6 Write 134 174
14 Mixed 112 167
95.3% 127 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.13 4K Read 0.5 0.75
0.41 4K Write 1.52 1.97
0.09 4K Mixed 0.17 0.22
67.9% 0.73 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
336GB free
Firmware: MS1OA7C0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 176
Write 175
Mixed 164
129% 172 MB/s
4K Read 0.75
4K Write 1.68
4K Mixed 0.2
85% 0.88 MB/s
457GB free
Firmware: MS1OA750 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 169
Write 165
Mixed 107
109% 147 MB/s
4K Read 0.77
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.18
86% 0.92 MB/s
138GB free
Firmware: MS1OA750 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 150
Write 171
Mixed 161
121% 161 MB/s
4K Read 0.38
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.21
67% 0.7 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 146
Write 134
Mixed 32.9
76% 104 MB/s
4K Read 0.36
4K Write 1.47
4K Mixed 0.13
57% 0.66 MB/s
245GB free
Firmware: MS1OA750 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 140
Write 130
Mixed 103
93% 124 MB/s
4K Read 0.65
4K Write 1.73
4K Mixed 0.19
80% 0.86 MB/s
97GB free
Firmware: MS1OA750 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 128
Write 120
Mixed 98.8
86% 116 MB/s
4K Read 0.41
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.19
67% 0.73 MB/s
27GB free
Firmware: MS1OA750 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 113
Write 102
Mixed 105
80% 106 MB/s
4K Read 0.34
4K Write 1.35
4K Mixed 0.17
58% 0.62 MB/s
130GB free
Firmware: MS1O
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Read 77.7
Write 102
Mixed 95.7
69% 91.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.61
4K Write 1.52
4K Mixed 0.21
76% 0.78 MB/s
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Gaming 15%
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Desktop
Desktop 51%
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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: $302

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