Average Bench: 74.8% (110th of 1015)

Based on 150,091 user benchmarks.  Models: TOSHIBA DT01ACA050, TOSHIBA DT01ACA0

Good average bench

The Toshiba DT01ACA050 500GB averaged 25.1% 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 1.77MB/s

Very poor consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Toshiba DT01ACA050 500GB is 74.9%. 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 0.65MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 150,091 samples)
Min Avg Max
23.9 Read 136 183
42.7 Write 128 181
18.2 Mixed 31.4 39.3
45.7 SusWrite 124 181
76% 105 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.2 4K Read 0.65 0.8
0.5 4K Write 1.77 2.3
0.2 4K Mixed 0.52 0.7
118% 0.98 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
410GB free
Firmware: MS1OA750
SusWrite @10s intervals: 172 179 176 186 187 186 MB/s
Read 191
Write 195
Mixed 37.2
SusWrite 181
109% 151 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.6
137% 1.17 MB/s
323GB free
Firmware: MS1OA750
SusWrite @10s intervals: 174 178 177 172 167 174 MB/s
Read 191
Write 176
Mixed 36.5
SusWrite 173
104% 144 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.5
127% 1.17 MB/s
416GB free
Firmware: MS1OA750
SusWrite @10s intervals: 173 178 152 179 179 182 MB/s
Read 170
Write 135
Mixed 34.1
SusWrite 174
92% 128 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.5
132% 1.2 MB/s
148GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MS1OA750
SusWrite @10s intervals: 76 70 90 97 111 117 MB/s
Read 134
Write 126
Mixed 20.8
SusWrite 93.5
67% 93.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.3
4K Write 0.4
4K Mixed 0.3
53% 0.33 MB/s
319GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MS1OA750
SusWrite @10s intervals: 86 55 76 82 83 87 MB/s
Read 143
Write 92.4
Mixed 37.7
SusWrite 78.1
64% 87.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.7
140% 1.07 MB/s
263GB free
Firmware: A750
SusWrite @10s intervals: 89 89 90 86 88 84 MB/s
Read 117
Write 114
Mixed 28.2
SusWrite 87.5
63% 86.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.6
127% 1 MB/s
145GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MS1OA750
SusWrite @10s intervals: 63 61 50 28 50 55 MB/s
Read 8
Write 43
Mixed 11.7
SusWrite 51.3
21% 28.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.2
4K Write 0.4
4K Mixed 0.2
38% 0.27 MB/s
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Typical DT01ACA050 500GB Builds (Compare 8,541 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: $331

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