Average Bench: 74.2% (112th of 1015)

Based on 81,157 user benchmarks.  Models: TOSHIBA DT01ACA050, TOSHIBA DT01ACA0

Good average bench

The Toshiba DT01ACA050 500GB averaged 25.7% 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 1.76MB/s

Poor consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Toshiba DT01ACA050 500GB is 68.2%. 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 0.64MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 81,157 samples)
Min Avg Max
38.8 Read 137 185
55.1 Write 130 182
19.3 Mixed 31.4 39.3
56.2 SusWrite 122 181
76% 105 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.2 4K Read 0.64 0.8
0.5 4K Write 1.76 2.2
0.2 4K Mixed 0.52 0.7
117% 0.97 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
332GB free
Firmware: MS1OA750
SusWrite @10s intervals: 168 169 168 165 163 151 MB/s
Read 154
Write 168
Mixed 38.8
SusWrite 164
95% 131 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.5
124% 1.1 MB/s
239GB free
Firmware: MS1OA750
SusWrite @10s intervals: 132 132 137 130 136 125 MB/s
Read 134
Write 114
Mixed 28.3
SusWrite 132
74% 102 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.5
124% 1.1 MB/s
133GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MS1OA750
SusWrite @10s intervals: 46 13 66 92 92 89 MB/s
Read 156
Write 136
Mixed 36.7
SusWrite 66.3
72% 98.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.5
124% 1.07 MB/s
82GB free
Firmware: MS1OA750
SusWrite @10s intervals: 74 77 75 78 79 79 MB/s
Read 118
Write 126
Mixed 19.3
SusWrite 77.1
61% 85.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.4
107% 0.97 MB/s
425GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MS1OA750
SusWrite @10s intervals: 84 68 108 66 36 39 MB/s
Read 91.6
Write 55
Mixed 37.6
SusWrite 66.9
46% 62.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.2
61% 0.6 MB/s
87GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MS1OA750
SusWrite @10s intervals: 62 64 41 72 91 90 MB/s
Read 15.3
Write 120
Mixed 18.7
SusWrite 70.1
41% 56 MB/s
4K Read 0.1
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.1
47% 0.63 MB/s
415GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MS1OA800
SusWrite @10s intervals: 6.1 8 61 104 120 126 MB/s
Read 6.8
Write 8.5
Mixed 3.3
SusWrite 70.9
16% 22.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.1
4K Write 0
4K Mixed 0
4% 0.03 MB/s
98GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MS1OA750
SusWrite @10s intervals: 53 57 48 40 53 44 MB/s
Read 8.3
Write 70.5
Mixed 6.3
SusWrite 49.2
24% 33.6 MB/s
4K Read 0
4K Write 0.4
4K Mixed 0.1
18% 0.17 MB/s
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Typical DT01ACA050 500GB Builds (Compare 11,244 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 33%
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Desktop
Desktop 50%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 28%
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Motherboard: Asus H81M-K - $50

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 51% - Above average Total price: $448

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