Average Bench: 74% (119th of 1015)

Based on 68,158 user benchmarks.  Models: TOSHIBA DT01ACA050, TOSHIBA DT01ACA0

Good average bench

The Toshiba DT01ACA050 500GB averaged 26.0% 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%. 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 31.1MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.64MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 68,158 samples)
Min Avg Max
24.7 Read 135 182
64.6 Write 129 178
18.9 Mixed 31.1 38.6
56.1 SusWrite 123 179
75.6% 105 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.2 4K Read 0.64 0.8
0.6 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%
353GB free
Firmware: MS1OA750
SusWrite @10s intervals: 134 128 142 144 144 144 MB/s
Read 169
Write 153
Mixed 32.1
SusWrite 139
89% 123 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.6
135% 1.13 MB/s
355GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MS1OA750
SusWrite @10s intervals: 139 117 135 143 138 130 MB/s
Read 171
Write 162
Mixed 36.8
SusWrite 134
91% 126 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.5
112% 0.97 MB/s
330GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MS1OA750
SusWrite @10s intervals: 123 121 133 132 127 148 MB/s
Read 132
Write 132
Mixed 25.2
SusWrite 130
76% 105 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.6
131% 1.07 MB/s
363GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MS1OA750
SusWrite @10s intervals: 56 64 56 49 46 61 MB/s
Read 165
Write 133
Mixed 38.2
SusWrite 55.5
71% 97.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.5
124% 1.1 MB/s
394GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MS1OA750
SusWrite @10s intervals: 96 95 94 88 92 88 MB/s
Read 117
Write 101
Mixed 26
SusWrite 92
61% 84 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.6
125% 1 MB/s
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Typical DT01ACA050 500GB Builds (Compare 10,217 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 30%
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Desktop
Desktop 51%
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Workstation
Workstation 28%
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Motherboard: Asus H81M-K - $50

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 47% - Average Total price: $446

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