Average Bench: 73.9% (116th of 1015)

Based on 109,949 user benchmarks.  Models: TOSHIBA DT01ACA050, TOSHIBA DT01ACA0

Good average bench

The Toshiba DT01ACA050 500GB averaged 26.0% 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. Sequential Read Speed 137MB/s

Poor consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Toshiba DT01ACA050 500GB is 65.8%. 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 31.2MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.65MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 109,949 samples)
Min Avg Max
38.2 Read 137 184
59.9 Write 131 179
19.8 Mixed 31.2 39
52.1 SusWrite 120 179
75.9% 105 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.3 4K Read 0.65 0.8
0.5 4K Write 1.75 2.2
0.2 4K Mixed 0.52 0.7
118% 0.97 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
110GB free
Firmware: A750
SusWrite @10s intervals: 121 129 129 126 128 121 MB/s
Read 140
Write 136
Mixed 37.3
SusWrite 126
80% 110 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.6
141% 1.2 MB/s
101GB free
Firmware: MS1OA750
SusWrite @10s intervals: 97 113 112 109 109 109 MB/s
Read 145
Write 166
Mixed 32.8
SusWrite 108
82% 113 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.5
126% 1.13 MB/s
138GB free
Firmware: MS1OA750
SusWrite @10s intervals: 105 107 110 109 108 110 MB/s
Read 104
Write 106
Mixed 31
SusWrite 108
63% 87.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.7
135% 0.97 MB/s
144GB free
Firmware: MS1OA750
SusWrite @10s intervals: 101 100 105 105 105 104 MB/s
Read 108
Write 109
Mixed 23.2
SusWrite 103
62% 86 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.7
140% 1.07 MB/s
716GB free
Firmware: MS1OA750
SusWrite @10s intervals: 85 95 102 100 99 99 MB/s
Read 95.7
Write 104
Mixed 23.9
SusWrite 96.9
58% 80.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.7
142% 1.1 MB/s
81GB free
Firmware: MS1OA750
SusWrite @10s intervals: 146 131 145 147 149 146 MB/s
Read 38
Write 95.2
Mixed 26
SusWrite 144
55% 75.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.7
142% 1.1 MB/s
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Typical DT01ACA050 500GB Builds (Compare 14,391 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 34%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 59%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Asus H81M-K - $50

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 60% - Above average Total price: $431

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