Average Bench: 73.6% (113th of 1010)

Based on 51,016 user benchmarks.  Models: TOSHIBA DT01ACA050, TOSHIBA DT01ACA0

Good average bench

The Toshiba DT01ACA050 500GB averaged 26.3% 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 1.75MB/s

Poor consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Toshiba DT01ACA050 500GB is 65.2%. 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 31.5MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.64MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 51,016 samples)
Min Avg Max
39.2 Read 136 183
65.7 Write 129 176
20.8 Mixed 31.5 40.1
55 SusWrite 121 175
75.5% 104 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.2 4K Read 0.64 0.8
0.5 4K Write 1.75 2.3
0.2 4K Mixed 0.52 0.7
117% 0.97 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
409GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MS1OA750
SusWrite @10s intervals: 138 147 148 152 155 161 MB/s
Read 184
Write 181
Mixed 37
SusWrite 150
100% 138 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.7
148% 1.17 MB/s
307GB free
Firmware: MS1OA750
SusWrite @10s intervals: 160 159 162 162 162 163 MB/s
Read 162
Write 166
Mixed 31.9
SusWrite 161
94% 130 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.5
130% 1.17 MB/s
362GB free
Firmware: MS1OA750
SusWrite @10s intervals: 156 146 164 165 157 164 MB/s
Read 158
Write 153
Mixed 32.8
SusWrite 158
91% 126 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.6
129% 1.07 MB/s
163GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MS1OA750
SusWrite @10s intervals: 117 122 123 120 121 121 MB/s
Read 128
Write 132
Mixed 30
SusWrite 120
74% 103 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.5
120% 1.03 MB/s
326GB free
Firmware: MS1OA750
SusWrite @10s intervals: 125 117 114 125 117 112 MB/s
Read 130
Write 132
Mixed 24.8
SusWrite 118
73% 101 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.6
132% 1.03 MB/s
85GB free
Firmware: MS1O
SusWrite @10s intervals: 90 94 100 103 99 109 MB/s
Read 125
Write 124
Mixed 25.2
SusWrite 98.9
68% 93.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.7
144% 1.13 MB/s
379GB free
Firmware: MS1OA750
SusWrite @10s intervals: 109 108 108 107 108 107 MB/s
Read 116
Write 118
Mixed 23.2
SusWrite 108
66% 91.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.7
146% 1.13 MB/s
45GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MS1OA750
SusWrite @10s intervals: 69 84 90 104 108 131 MB/s
Read 70.2
Write 63.7
Mixed 28.3
SusWrite 97.9
47% 65 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.5
112% 0.93 MB/s
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Typical DT01ACA050 500GB Builds (Compare 7,003 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 39%
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Desktop
Desktop 52%
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Workstation
Workstation 32%
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Motherboard: Asus H81M-K - $50

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 68% - Good Total price: $460

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