Real World Speed
Performance profile from 196,746 user samples
194,844 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 107% 913GB free
Worst Bench: 34% 561GB free (System drive)
Poor: 34% Great: 107%
SPEED RANK: 94th / 1010
1,902 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 125% 5TB free
Worst Bench: 66% 197GB free
Poor: 66% Great: 125%
SPEED RANK: 8th / 1010
Effective Speed
Effective HDD Speed
77.9 % 97.9 % Faster effective speed.
+26%
Read
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
143 MB/s 165 MB/s Faster read speed.
+15%
Write
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
139 MB/s 202 MB/s Much faster write speed.
+45%
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
0.65 MB/s 4.43 MB/s Hugely faster random read.
+582%
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
1.79 MB/s 3.02 MB/s Much faster random write.
+69%
Mixed
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
32.5 MB/s 111 MB/s Hugely faster mixed IO speed.
+242%
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
0.55 MB/s 0.9 MB/s Much faster random mixed IO.
+64%
SusWrite
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
129 MB/s 168 MB/s Much faster sustained write speed.
+30%
Read
Peak Sequential Read Speed
189 MB/s 215 MB/s Slightly faster peak read speed.
+14%
Write
Peak Sequential Write Speed
187 MB/s 248 MB/s Much faster peak write speed.
+33%
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
0.8 MB/s 7.22 MB/s Hugely faster peak random read.
+802%
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
2.2 MB/s 3.5 MB/s Much faster peak random write.
+59%
Mixed
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
40.7 MB/s 186 MB/s Hugely faster peak mixed IO speed.
+357%
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
0.7 MB/s 1.1 MB/s Much faster peak random mixed IO.
+57%
SusWrite
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
188 MB/s 216 MB/s Slightly faster peak sustained write speed.
+15%
Market Share
Based on 12,417,081 HDDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
3.26 % Insanely higher market share.
+4,557%
0.07 %
Value
Value For Money
53.3 % Much better value.
+50%
35.5 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
61 % 68 % Slightly more popular.
+11%
Price
Price (score)
$42 Hugely cheaper.
+91%
$474
Age
Newest
70 Months 41 Months Much more recent.
+41%
Capacity
Capacity
1TB 6TB
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The 1TB Toshiba DT01ACA100 is a 3.5" desktop hard drive. With a rotation speed of 7,200 RPM and peak/idle power consumption of 6.4/3.7 Watts the DT01ACA100 is a reasonably power efficient desktop drive. The DT01ACA100 has peak sequential read/write speeds of 175 MBps and peak 4k read/write speeds of 0.76/2.06 MBps. These figures produce an overall effective speed of 132 MBps which places it around the middle of the 1TB pack in terms of typical consumer performance. The larger capacity variants of this drive are both faster and offer better value for money[Nov '14 HDrivePro]

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Hard Drive Rankings (Price vs Performance) November 2018 HDD Rankings.

We calculate effective speed which measures performance for typical consumers. Effective speed is adjusted by current cost per GB to yield value for money. Our calculated values are checked against thousands of individual user ratings. The customizable table below combines these factors to bring you the definitive list of top HDDs. [HDrivePro]

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  • Best value for money - Value for money is based on real world performance.
  • Fastest real world speed - Real World Speed measures performance for typical consumers.
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