Average Bench: 43% (492nd of 1010)

Based on 27,334 user benchmarks.  Model: TOSHIBA MQ01ABF050

Below average average bench

The Toshiba MQ01ABF050 500GB averaged 56.9% 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 0.48MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.32MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Toshiba MQ01ABF050 500GB is 39.4%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Toshiba MQ01ABF050 500GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 27.4MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.38MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 27,334 samples)
Min Avg Max
16.3 Read 74.9 107
29.3 Write 79.8 106
12 Mixed 27.4 35.5
42 SusWrite 74.9 107
46.7% 64.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.1 4K Read 0.38 0.5
0.4 4K Write 1.32 1.8
0.2 4K Mixed 0.48 0.7
93.8% 0.73 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
264GB free
Firmware: AM001J
SusWrite @10s intervals: 101 102 102 103 103 97 MB/s
Read 102
Write 101
Mixed 33.3
SusWrite 101
61% 84.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.6
113% 0.83 MB/s
436GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AM001J
SusWrite @10s intervals: 99 94 100 97 87 84 MB/s
Read 100
Write 109
Mixed 30
SusWrite 93.4
60% 83.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.6
107% 0.77 MB/s
369GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AM0P1A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 68 75 76 76 75 77 MB/s
Read 95.6
Write 96.7
Mixed 32.8
SusWrite 74.4
54% 74.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.6
119% 0.93 MB/s
413GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AM003M
SusWrite @10s intervals: 83 83 81 80 90 91 MB/s
Read 85.2
Write 83
Mixed 29.1
SusWrite 84.8
51% 70.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.3
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.5
92% 0.7 MB/s
39GB free
Firmware: AM0P2C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 44 50 50 50 50 48 MB/s
Read 27.2
Write 58
Mixed 16
SusWrite 48.7
27% 37.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.2
4K Write 0.4
4K Mixed 0.1
27% 0.23 MB/s
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Typical MQ01ABF050 500GB Builds (Compare 6,675 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 11%
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Desktop
Desktop 29%
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Workstation
Workstation 15%
Tree trunk

System: HP 15 Notebook PC

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 116% - Outstanding Total price: $85

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