Average Bench: 70.2% (127th of 1010)

Based on 43,684 user benchmarks.  Models: TOSHIBA DT01ACA050, TOSHIBA DT01ACA0

Good average bench

The Toshiba DT01ACA050 500GB averaged 29.8% 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 1.68MB/s

Very poor consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Toshiba DT01ACA050 500GB is 71.7%. 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 30.9MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.61MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 43,684 samples)
Min Avg Max
22.8 Read 130 181
32.3 Write 125 179
17.2 Mixed 30.9 39.5
47 SusWrite 114 175
72.4% 100 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.1 4K Read 0.61 0.8
0.4 4K Write 1.68 2.2
0.2 4K Mixed 0.51 0.7
113% 0.93 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: 187 187 187 190 188 187 MB/s
Read 190
Write 186
Mixed 35.7
SusWrite 188
108% 150 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.6
143% 1.23 MB/s
462GB free
Firmware: MS1OA750
SusWrite @10s intervals: 184 183 182 182 183 184 MB/s
Read 175
Write 185
Mixed 35.5
SusWrite 183
104% 144 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.6
137% 1.17 MB/s
466GB free
Firmware: MS1OA7C0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 160 151 153 145 155 155 MB/s
Read 173
Write 165
Mixed 36.5
SusWrite 153
95% 132 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.5
128% 1.13 MB/s
367GB free
Firmware: MS1OA750
SusWrite @10s intervals: 111 108 116 116 116 117 MB/s
Read 116
Write 108
Mixed 25.2
SusWrite 114
65% 90.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.6
135% 1.1 MB/s
39GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MS1OA750
SusWrite @10s intervals: 55 68 62 78 71 60 MB/s
Read 15
Write 76.2
Mixed 13
SusWrite 65.8
31% 42.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.1
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.1
43% 0.57 MB/s
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Typical DT01ACA050 500GB Builds (Compare 5,595 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 27%
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Desktop
Desktop 51%
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Workstation
Workstation 31%
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Motherboard: Asus H81M-K - $60

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 62% - Good Total price: $424

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