Average Bench: 73.6% (116th of 1015)

Based on 122,288 user benchmarks.  Models: TOSHIBA DT01ACA050, TOSHIBA DT01ACA0

Good average bench

The Toshiba DT01ACA050 500GB averaged 26.3% 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 0.51MB/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 71.1%. 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 31MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.63MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 122,288 samples)
Min Avg Max
17.9 Read 134 181
30.7 Write 124 176
16.9 Mixed 31 39.3
53 SusWrite 123 179
74.5% 103 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.1 4K Read 0.63 0.8
0.5 4K Write 1.74 2.3
0.2 4K Mixed 0.51 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%
129GB free
Firmware: MS1OA750
SusWrite @10s intervals: 139 150 151 154 154 154 MB/s
Read 165
Write 167
Mixed 30.2
SusWrite 150
92% 128 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.5
126% 1.13 MB/s
418GB free
Firmware: MS1OA750
SusWrite @10s intervals: 156 167 149 152 150 153 MB/s
Read 158
Write 134
Mixed 32.7
SusWrite 154
87% 120 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.5
122% 1.07 MB/s
252GB free (System drive)
Firmware: A750
SusWrite @10s intervals: 103 114 129 123 144 131 MB/s
Read 129
Write 139
Mixed 38.5
SusWrite 124
78% 108 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.5
122% 1.07 MB/s
191GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MS1OA750
SusWrite @10s intervals: 105 97 98 101 101 105 MB/s
Read 129
Write 125
Mixed 28.1
SusWrite 101
69% 95.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.7
140% 1.1 MB/s
133GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MS1OA7C0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 92 99 99 87 92 95 MB/s
Read 98.7
Write 93.7
Mixed 24.7
SusWrite 93.9
56% 77.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 0.9
4K Mixed 0.5
97% 0.67 MB/s
434GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MS1OA800
SusWrite @10s intervals: 121 145 124 109 135 137 MB/s
Read 23.3
Write 16.7
Mixed 14.7
SusWrite 128
33% 45.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.1
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.6
102% 0.8 MB/s
242GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MS1OA750
SusWrite @10s intervals: 36 104 111 107 100 128 MB/s
Read 30.7
Write 30.8
Mixed 28.3
SusWrite 97.6
34% 46.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.2
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.2
55% 0.57 MB/s
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Typical DT01ACA050 500GB Builds (Compare 9,829 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 26%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 21%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Asus H81M-K - $50

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 61% - Good Total price: $368

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