Average Bench: 72.4% (118th of 1010)

Based on 57,686 user benchmarks.  Models: TOSHIBA DT01ACA050, TOSHIBA DT01ACA0

Good average bench

The Toshiba DT01ACA050 500GB averaged 27.5% 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 0.52MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.72MB/s

Very poor consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Toshiba DT01ACA050 500GB is 73.2%. 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 31.2MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.63MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 57,686 samples)
Min Avg Max
22.7 Read 134 183
38.3 Write 128 179
18.1 Mixed 31.2 40
44.4 SusWrite 119 178
74.4% 103 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.16 4K Read 0.63 0.8
0.5 4K Write 1.72 2.2
0.2 4K Mixed 0.52 0.7
116% 0.96 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
131GB free
Firmware: MS1OA750
SusWrite @10s intervals: 143 104 147 135 163 147 MB/s
Read 151
Write 127
Mixed 23.2
SusWrite 140
79% 110 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 0.4
4K Mixed 0.4
81% 0.5 MB/s
436GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MS1OA750
SusWrite @10s intervals: 83 115 122 138 145 152 MB/s
Read 159
Write 168
Mixed 34.2
SusWrite 126
88% 122 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.5
124% 1.07 MB/s
158GB free
Firmware: MS1OA750
SusWrite @10s intervals: 119 115 126 127 126 126 MB/s
Read 145
Write 120
Mixed 32
SusWrite 123
76% 105 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.5
117% 0.93 MB/s
207GB free
Firmware: MS1OA750
SusWrite @10s intervals: 131 124 133 131 133 133 MB/s
Read 126
Write 128
Mixed 25.3
SusWrite 131
74% 103 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.7
148% 1.17 MB/s
327GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MS1OA750
SusWrite @10s intervals: 124 102 81 83 90 100 MB/s
Read 142
Write 139
Mixed 34.3
SusWrite 96.6
75% 103 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.6
129% 1.03 MB/s
28GB free
Firmware: MS1OA750
SusWrite @10s intervals: 131 136 134 120 143 147 MB/s
Read 98.3
Write 90
Mixed 23.3
SusWrite 135
63% 86.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.6
129% 1.03 MB/s
183GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MS1OA750
SusWrite @10s intervals: 16 34 56 47 57 62 MB/s
Read 43.4
Write 9.4
Mixed 22.9
SusWrite 45.3
22% 30.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.1
4K Write 0.2
4K Mixed 0.2
30% 0.17 MB/s
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Typical DT01ACA050 500GB Builds (Compare 7,973 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 38%
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Desktop
Desktop 52%
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Workstation
Workstation 32%
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Motherboard: Asus H81M-K - $50

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 68% - Good Total price: $455

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