Average Bench: 76.2% (105th of 1015)

Based on 122,157 user benchmarks.  Models: TOSHIBA DT01ACA050, TOSHIBA DT01ACA0

Good average bench

The Toshiba DT01ACA050 500GB averaged 23.8% 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 0.53MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.8MB/s

Poor consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Toshiba DT01ACA050 500GB is 63.2%. 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 31.6MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.65MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 122,157 samples)
Min Avg Max
46.2 Read 138 183
55.1 Write 129 178
20.5 Mixed 31.6 38.8
61.1 SusWrite 128 181
76.9% 106 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.3 4K Read 0.65 0.8
0.5 4K Write 1.8 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%
466GB free
Firmware: MS1OA7S0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 149 151 153 178 170 168 MB/s
Read 188
Write 167
Mixed 39.6
SusWrite 161
100% 139 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.5
126% 1.13 MB/s
141GB free
Firmware: MS1OA750
SusWrite @10s intervals: 138 105 120 120 99 132 MB/s
Read 181
Write 124
Mixed 31.8
SusWrite 119
82% 114 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.6
112% 0.8 MB/s
426GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MS1OA7C0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 152 147 128 96 126 141 MB/s
Read 166
Write 166
Mixed 36.7
SusWrite 132
90% 125 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.5
112% 0.9 MB/s
23GB free
Firmware: MS1OA750
SusWrite @10s intervals: 139 118 125 120 117 121 MB/s
Read 152
Write 158
Mixed 35.7
SusWrite 123
85% 117 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.5
124% 1.1 MB/s
425GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MS1OA750
SusWrite @10s intervals: 84 81 90 104 103 106 MB/s
Read 155
Write 99.8
Mixed 32.2
SusWrite 94.6
69% 95.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.5
124% 1.1 MB/s
157GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MS1OA8K0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 106 100 126 111 110 106 MB/s
Read 110
Write 104
Mixed 43.6
SusWrite 110
67% 91.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.6
135% 1.1 MB/s
155GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MS1OA750
SusWrite @10s intervals: 87 85 91 101 84 86 MB/s
Read 91.2
Write 84.7
Mixed 21.3
SusWrite 89.2
52% 71.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.7
140% 1.07 MB/s
170GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MS1OA750
SusWrite @10s intervals: 60 74 66 24 82 90 MB/s
Read 24.6
Write 116
Mixed 13
SusWrite 66
40% 54.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.2
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.4
86% 0.8 MB/s
84GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MS1OA750
SusWrite @10s intervals: 66 61 48 53 39 43 MB/s
Read 13.3
Write 121
Mixed 21.2
SusWrite 51.6
38% 51.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.1
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.1
45% 0.6 MB/s
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Typical DT01ACA050 500GB Builds (Compare 7,490 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 26%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 77%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 21%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Asus H81M-K - $50

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 61% - Good Total price: $369

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