Average Bench: 75% (106th of 1015)

Based on 169,033 user benchmarks.  Models: TOSHIBA DT01ACA050, TOSHIBA DT01ACA0

Good average bench

The Toshiba DT01ACA050 500GB averaged 24.9% 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. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.53MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.79MB/s

Poor consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Toshiba DT01ACA050 500GB is 69%. 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 31.5MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.67MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 169,033 samples)
Min Avg Max
29.1 Read 135 182
59.4 Write 130 176
20.6 Mixed 31.5 39
60.2 SusWrite 127 183
76.5% 106 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.23 4K Read 0.67 0.8
0.54 4K Write 1.79 2.3
0.23 4K Mixed 0.53 0.7
120% 0.99 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
131GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MS1OA7L0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 166 179 174 179 178 174 MB/s
Read 183
Write 174
Mixed 40.7
SusWrite 175
103% 143 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.5
122% 1.07 MB/s
452GB free
Firmware: A800
SusWrite @10s intervals: 176 181 177 177 180 180 MB/s
Read 171
Write 170
Mixed 39.5
SusWrite 178
101% 140 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.5
127% 1.17 MB/s
129GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MS1OA7L0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 153 143 165 158 146 158 MB/s
Read 180
Write 172
Mixed 40.7
SusWrite 154
99% 137 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.5
124% 1.1 MB/s
130GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MS1OA7L0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 159 167 169 162 124 88 MB/s
Read 176
Write 169
Mixed 40
SusWrite 145
96% 132 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.6
135% 1.13 MB/s
443GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MS1OA7L0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 144 131 143 154 158 153 MB/s
Read 157
Write 156
Mixed 30.8
SusWrite 147
89% 123 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.5
122% 1.07 MB/s
64GB free
Firmware: MS1OA750
SusWrite @10s intervals: 125 124 130 129 129 128 MB/s
Read 147
Write 133
Mixed 31
SusWrite 128
79% 110 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.7
140% 1.07 MB/s
443GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MS1OA7L0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 19 49 47 16 6.3 8.9 MB/s
Read 161
Write 171
Mixed 38.6
SusWrite 24.2
72% 98.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0.2
48% 0.37 MB/s
443GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MS1OA7L0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 9.2 7.3 14 19 30 16 MB/s
Read 19.4
Write 3.3
Mixed 17.3
SusWrite 15.8
10% 13.9 MB/s
4K Read 0
4K Write 0.8
4K Mixed 0.1
26% 0.3 MB/s
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Typical DT01ACA050 500GB Builds (Compare 11,848 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 8%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 64%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 7%
Tree trunk

Motherboard: Asus H81M-K - $153

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 75% - Very good Total price: $315

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