Average Bench: 73.3% (120th of 1015)

Based on 56,669 user benchmarks.  Models: TOSHIBA DT01ACA050, TOSHIBA DT01ACA0

Good average bench

The Toshiba DT01ACA050 500GB averaged 26.6% 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 1.74MB/s

Very poor consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Toshiba DT01ACA050 500GB is 71.5%. 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 31.4MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.63MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 56,669 samples)
Min Avg Max
28.4 Read 135 184
40 Write 127 178
19.9 Mixed 31.4 39.5
55 SusWrite 121 178
74.9% 104 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.1 4K Read 0.63 0.8
0.5 4K Write 1.74 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%
321GB free
Firmware: MS1OA750
SusWrite @10s intervals: 175 146 164 182 183 181 MB/s
Read 180
Write 169
Mixed 36.9
SusWrite 172
101% 139 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.5
124% 1.1 MB/s
59GB free
Firmware: MS1OA750
SusWrite @10s intervals: 170 160 149 170 150 156 MB/s
Read 166
Write 156
Mixed 31
SusWrite 159
92% 128 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.6
138% 1.2 MB/s
382GB free
Firmware: MS1OA750
SusWrite @10s intervals: 147 152 149 154 155 153 MB/s
Read 164
Write 147
Mixed 34.3
SusWrite 152
90% 124 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.5
127% 1.17 MB/s
337GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MS1OA750
SusWrite @10s intervals: 133 117 136 135 157 159 MB/s
Read 150
Write 154
Mixed 36.4
SusWrite 139
87% 120 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.6
125% 1 MB/s
147GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MS1OA750
SusWrite @10s intervals: 94 98 127 103 100 96 MB/s
Read 177
Write 173
Mixed 42.6
SusWrite 103
90% 124 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.5
124% 1.1 MB/s
107GB free
Firmware: MS1OA750
SusWrite @10s intervals: 111 109 115 118 118 119 MB/s
Read 104
Write 104
Mixed 26.2
SusWrite 115
63% 87.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.6
131% 1.07 MB/s
358GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MS1OA750
SusWrite @10s intervals: 94 98 87 96 97 94 MB/s
Read 70
Write 118
Mixed 33.2
SusWrite 94.2
57% 78.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.5
116% 0.97 MB/s
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Typical DT01ACA050 500GB Builds (Compare 8,691 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 38%
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Desktop
Desktop 52%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 32%
Sail boat

Motherboard: Asus H81M-K - $50

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 72% - Very good Total price: $430

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