Average Bench: 74.4% (113th of 1015)

Based on 91,561 user benchmarks.  Models: TOSHIBA DT01ACA050, TOSHIBA DT01ACA0

Good average bench

The Toshiba DT01ACA050 500GB averaged 25.5% 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 1.78MB/s

Very poor consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Toshiba DT01ACA050 500GB is 70.1%. 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 31.5MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.65MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 91,561 samples)
Min Avg Max
34.6 Read 136 184
59.7 Write 131 180
20 Mixed 31.5 39
56.9 SusWrite 123 180
76.3% 106 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.2 4K Read 0.65 0.8
0.5 4K Write 1.78 2.3
0.2 4K Mixed 0.53 0.7
119% 0.99 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
302GB free
Firmware: MS1OA750
SusWrite @10s intervals: 166 170 172 174 167 172 MB/s
Read 178
Write 148
Mixed 35.8
SusWrite 170
96% 133 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.5
124% 1.1 MB/s
442GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MS1OA7C0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 146 160 148 138 112 157 MB/s
Read 179
Write 181
Mixed 35.7
SusWrite 143
97% 135 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.7
138% 1.03 MB/s
66GB free
Firmware: MS1OA750
SusWrite @10s intervals: 145 158 157 158 159 158 MB/s
Read 165
Write 140
Mixed 37.1
SusWrite 156
90% 124 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.6
128% 0.97 MB/s
405GB free
Firmware: MS1OA750
SusWrite @10s intervals: 158 163 163 163 163 163 MB/s
Read 157
Write 122
Mixed 30.9
SusWrite 162
85% 118 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.5
105% 0.77 MB/s
425GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MS1OA750
SusWrite @10s intervals: 123 125 135 131 139 134 MB/s
Read 154
Write 145
Mixed 31.1
SusWrite 131
83% 115 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.6
133% 1.1 MB/s
387GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MS1O
SusWrite @10s intervals: 113 121 136 126 118 123 MB/s
Read 27.4
Write 98.2
Mixed 24.7
SusWrite 123
50% 68.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.2
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.2
58% 0.63 MB/s
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Typical DT01ACA050 500GB Builds (Compare 11,971 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: 49% - Average Total price: $465

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