Average Bench: 44.6% (416th of 1015)

Based on 697 user benchmarks.  Model: TOSHIBA MQ01ABF050M

Below average average bench

The Toshiba MQ01ABF050M 500GB averaged 55.3% 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 0.46MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.38MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Toshiba MQ01ABF050M 500GB is 36.2%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Toshiba MQ01ABF050M 500GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 33.7MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.39MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 697 samples)
Min Avg Max
25 Read 77.8 106
40.5 Write 81.7 105
15.2 Mixed 33.7 84.7
44.6 SusWrite 76.6 106
49.2% 67.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.11 4K Read 0.39 0.5
0.4 4K Write 1.38 1.8
0.1 4K Mixed 0.46 0.6
93% 0.74 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
382GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AM0P1A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 91 89 81 92 98 86 MB/s
Read 79
Write 94.5
Mixed 32
SusWrite 89.4
54% 73.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.6
113% 0.87 MB/s
423GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AM0P
SusWrite @10s intervals: 81 76 78 86 84 85 MB/s
Read 83
Write 86.5
Mixed 30
SusWrite 81.7
51% 70.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.6
110% 0.77 MB/s
425GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AM0P1A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 71 72 70 73 75 70 MB/s
Read 90.1
Write 77.5
Mixed 31.6
SusWrite 71.7
49% 67.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.6
117% 0.9 MB/s
375GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AM0P2A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 82 81 79 84 83 55 MB/s
Read 75.7
Write 98.8
Mixed 31.1
SusWrite 77.3
51% 70.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.5
110% 0.93 MB/s
123GB free
Firmware: AM0P1A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 73 73 74 75 75 75 MB/s
Read 72
Write 70.3
Mixed 28.3
SusWrite 74.1
44% 61.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.6
112% 0.8 MB/s
105GB free
Firmware: AM0P2A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 70 68 59 71 68 71 MB/s
Read 75.2
Write 85.7
Mixed 29.6
SusWrite 67.9
47% 64.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.5
104% 0.83 MB/s
375GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AM0P2A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 90 83 80 79 80 78 MB/s
Read 46.3
Write 88.1
Mixed 23.1
SusWrite 81.7
43% 59.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.3
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.5
100% 0.83 MB/s
386GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AM0P
SusWrite @10s intervals: 83 90 84 85 82 75 MB/s
Read 26.5
Write 89.1
Mixed 16
SusWrite 83.1
39% 53.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.2
4K Write 0.7
4K Mixed 0.3
55% 0.4 MB/s
277GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AM0P2A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 70 74 74 57 44 49 MB/s
Read 4.3
Write 74.5
Mixed 6
SusWrite 61.4
26% 36.6 MB/s
4K Read 0
4K Write 0.3
4K Mixed 0.1
17% 0.13 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 23,765,881 HDDs tested.

Typical MQ01ABF050M 500GB Builds (Compare 3,325 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 45%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 30%
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