Average Bench: 73.4% (116th of 1015)

Based on 111,845 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 0.53MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.77MB/s

Very poor consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Toshiba DT01ACA050 500GB is 73.5%. 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 0.65MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 111,845 samples)
Min Avg Max
22.4 Read 134 184
43.7 Write 128 178
19 Mixed 31.4 39.5
53.7 SusWrite 121 179
75.1% 104 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.2 4K Read 0.65 0.8
0.6 4K Write 1.77 2.2
0.3 4K Mixed 0.53 0.7
119% 0.98 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
466GB free
Firmware: MS1OA750
SusWrite @10s intervals: 183 183 182 184 184 183 MB/s
Read 178
Write 185
Mixed 35.8
SusWrite 183
105% 146 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.5
126% 1.13 MB/s
436GB free
Firmware: MS1OA750
SusWrite @10s intervals: 172 168 166 162 159 169 MB/s
Read 177
Write 166
Mixed 37
SusWrite 166
98% 136 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.5
126% 1.13 MB/s
351GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MS1OA750
SusWrite @10s intervals: 102 141 135 151 137 144 MB/s
Read 182
Write 160
Mixed 34.2
SusWrite 135
92% 128 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.6
133% 1.1 MB/s
188GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MS1OA7L0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 101 83 95 90 93 100 MB/s
Read 150
Write 139
Mixed 37.1
SusWrite 93.5
76% 105 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.3
85% 0.87 MB/s
318GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MS1OA7S0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 109 122 109 137 134 104 MB/s
Read 18.6
Write 109
Mixed 20.3
SusWrite 119
48% 66.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.3
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.2
62% 0.67 MB/s
337GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MS1OA7C0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 126 113 100 121 131 123 MB/s
Read 14.5
Write 54.5
Mixed 18
SusWrite 119
37% 51.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.2
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.4
80% 0.7 MB/s
21GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MS1OA750
SusWrite @10s intervals: 19 34 13 38 43 97 MB/s
Read 4.7
Write 11.7
Mixed 5
SusWrite 40.7
11% 15.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.1
4K Write 0.4
4K Mixed 0.1
23% 0.2 MB/s
190GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MS1OA7L0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 13 14 12 8.4 11 18 MB/s
Read 16.5
Write 17.5
Mixed 15.1
SusWrite 12.7
12% 15.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.1
4K Write 0.3
4K Mixed 0.1
21% 0.17 MB/s
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Typical DT01ACA050 500GB Builds (Compare 4,323 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 24%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 19%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Asus H81M-K - $50

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 64% - Good Total price: $393

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