Average Bench: 72.9% (122nd of 1015)

Based on 71,773 user benchmarks.  Models: TOSHIBA DT01ACA050, TOSHIBA DT01ACA0

Good average bench

The Toshiba DT01ACA050 500GB averaged 27.1% 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 0.53MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.76MB/s

Very poor consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Toshiba DT01ACA050 500GB is 75.8%. 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 30.8MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.63MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 71,773 samples)
Min Avg Max
18.9 Read 132 185
36.2 Write 126 178
17.8 Mixed 30.8 39.2
49.4 SusWrite 122 181
74.2% 103 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.1 4K Read 0.63 0.8
0.55 4K Write 1.76 2.2
0.2 4K Mixed 0.53 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%
55GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MS1OA750
SusWrite @10s intervals: 129 126 145 142 149 148 MB/s
Read 174
Write 161
Mixed 35
SusWrite 140
92% 127 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.6
129% 1.03 MB/s
192GB free
Firmware: MS1O
SusWrite @10s intervals: 127 128 128 130 130 130 MB/s
Read 177
Write 171
Mixed 35
SusWrite 129
92% 128 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.5
118% 1 MB/s
189GB free
Firmware: MS1OA800
SusWrite @10s intervals: 145 141 139 145 141 138 MB/s
Read 148
Write 156
Mixed 38
SusWrite 142
87% 121 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.6
137% 1.13 MB/s
417GB free
Firmware: MS1OA750
SusWrite @10s intervals: 133 131 136 132 137 138 MB/s
Read 143
Write 140
Mixed 28.2
SusWrite 134
80% 112 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.4
93% 0.8 MB/s
438GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MS1OA750
SusWrite @10s intervals: 130 142 142 121 109 130 MB/s
Read 142
Write 152
Mixed 32.5
SusWrite 129
82% 114 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.6
129% 1.07 MB/s
447GB free (System drive)
Firmware: A750
SusWrite @10s intervals: 113 121 115 115 114 111 MB/s
Read 128
Write 110
Mixed 28.3
SusWrite 115
69% 95.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.7
130% 0.93 MB/s
68GB free
Firmware: MS1OA750
SusWrite @10s intervals: 121 119 120 122 122 122 MB/s
Read 101
Write 98.3
Mixed 22.5
SusWrite 121
62% 85.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.6
128% 0.97 MB/s
105GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MS1OA750
SusWrite @10s intervals: 84 86 89 91 90 94 MB/s
Read 110
Write 114
Mixed 30
SusWrite 89.1
62% 85.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.7
144% 1.13 MB/s
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Typical DT01ACA050 500GB Builds (Compare 9,439 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 38%
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Desktop
Desktop 51%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 32%
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Motherboard: Asus H81M-K - $50

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 73% - Very good Total price: $415

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