Average Bench: 74.1% (114th of 1015)

Based on 137,122 user benchmarks.  Models: TOSHIBA DT01ACA050, TOSHIBA DT01ACA0

Good average bench

The Toshiba DT01ACA050 500GB averaged 25.9% 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 1.75MB/s

Poor consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Toshiba DT01ACA050 500GB is 69.5%. 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 137,122 samples)
Min Avg Max
34.6 Read 136 184
51.2 Write 129 179
21 Mixed 31.2 38.9
51.7 SusWrite 123 181
75.7% 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 0.53 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%
408GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MS1OA750
SusWrite @10s intervals: 148 159 176 154 172 130 MB/s
Read 189
Write 165
Mixed 35.7
SusWrite 156
99% 137 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.7
144% 1.1 MB/s
73GB free
Firmware: MS1OA750
SusWrite @10s intervals: 133 142 138 147 147 146 MB/s
Read 159
Write 164
Mixed 34.3
SusWrite 142
90% 125 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.5
128% 1.13 MB/s
114GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MS1OA750
SusWrite @10s intervals: 118 140 141 148 137 155 MB/s
Read 128
Write 137
Mixed 31
SusWrite 140
79% 109 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.6
121% 0.97 MB/s
378GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MS1OA750
SusWrite @10s intervals: 130 112 122 99 100 149 MB/s
Read 146
Write 136
Mixed 33.7
SusWrite 118
78% 108 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.5
112% 0.97 MB/s
360GB free
Firmware: MS1OA750
SusWrite @10s intervals: 101 110 104 105 106 107 MB/s
Read 148
Write 105
Mixed 32.7
SusWrite 105
71% 97.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.7
142% 1.1 MB/s
356GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MS1OA750
SusWrite @10s intervals: 44 83 113 124 141 136 MB/s
Read 130
Write 154
Mixed 33.5
SusWrite 107
77% 106 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.1
60% 0.67 MB/s
159GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MS1OA750
SusWrite @10s intervals: 37 36 37 37 37 37 MB/s
Read 182
Write 187
Mixed 37.1
SusWrite 36.9
80% 111 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.6
131% 1.07 MB/s
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Typical DT01ACA050 500GB Builds (Compare 6,199 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: $401

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