Average Bench: 75.1% (105th of 1015)

Based on 163,843 user benchmarks.  Models: TOSHIBA DT01ACA050, TOSHIBA DT01ACA0

Good average bench

The Toshiba DT01ACA050 500GB averaged 24.8% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Toshiba DT01ACA050 500GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.52MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.76MB/s

Very poor consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Toshiba DT01ACA050 500GB is 73.8%. 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 31.7MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.66MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 163,843 samples)
Min Avg Max
27.8 Read 134 182
44.1 Write 129 180
20 Mixed 31.7 39.8
53.5 SusWrite 128 183
76.5% 106 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.2 4K Read 0.66 0.8
0.4 4K Write 1.76 2.3
0.2 4K Mixed 0.52 0.7
118% 0.98 MB/s
User Benchmarks BenchSequentialRandom 4kDeep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
128GB free
Firmware: MS1OA7C0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 192 194 176 189 188 184 MB/s
Read 174
Write 186
Mixed 38.5
SusWrite 187
106% 146 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.5
116% 0.97 MB/s
290GB free
Firmware: MS1OA750
SusWrite @10s intervals: 157 154 152 153 152 152 MB/s
Read 164
Write 164
Mixed 34.2
SusWrite 153
93% 129 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.5
127% 1.17 MB/s
237GB free
Firmware: MS1OA750
SusWrite @10s intervals: 154 157 156 159 156 157 MB/s
Read 154
Write 157
Mixed 34.5
SusWrite 156
91% 126 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.7
150% 1.23 MB/s
466GB free
Firmware: MS1OA750
SusWrite @10s intervals: 106 111 104 106 109 107 MB/s
Read 166
Write 106
Mixed 31.8
SusWrite 107
74% 103 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.5
124% 1.07 MB/s
288GB free
Firmware: MS1OA750
SusWrite @10s intervals: 102 94 84 105 108 100 MB/s
Read 96.8
Write 87.3
Mixed 19.9
SusWrite 98.8
55% 75.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0.3
68% 0.47 MB/s
23GB free
Firmware: MS1OA7S0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 79 82 83 82 79 86 MB/s
Read 76
Write 62.8
Mixed 20.2
SusWrite 81.8
44% 60.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.7
140% 1.07 MB/s
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Typical DT01ACA050 500GB Builds (Compare 6,100 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings
Gaming
Gaming 8%
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Desktop
Desktop 60%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 7%
Tree trunk

Motherboard: Asus H81M-K - $50

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 62% - Good Total price: $287

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