Average Bench: 43.5% (438th of 1015)

Based on 1,372 user benchmarks.  Model: TOSHIBA MQ01ABD050V

Below average average bench

The Toshiba MQ01ABD050V 500GB averaged 56.4% 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 0.45MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.13MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Toshiba MQ01ABD050V 500GB is 45.8%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Toshiba MQ01ABD050V 500GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 32.2MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.37MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,372 samples)
Min Avg Max
14.4 Read 76.7 111
21.5 Write 79.6 109
9.81 Mixed 32.2 42.5
25.4 SusWrite 75 110
48% 65.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.1 4K Read 0.37 0.5
0.3 4K Write 1.13 1.6
0.1 4K Mixed 0.45 0.6
86% 0.65 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
466GB free
Firmware: AX0C1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 114 116 117 116 116 116 MB/s
Read 112
Write 112
Mixed 40
SusWrite 116
69% 94.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.5
106% 0.87 MB/s
431GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AX0U1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 108 103 106 104 92 100 MB/s
Read 108
Write 105
Mixed 44.3
SusWrite 102
66% 89.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.5
102% 0.8 MB/s
443GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AX0U1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 91 90 93 96 95 90 MB/s
Read 102
Write 102
Mixed 41.5
SusWrite 92.6
62% 84.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.5
104% 0.83 MB/s
445GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AX0U1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 97 93 93 92 98 98 MB/s
Read 95.1
Write 100
Mixed 38.5
SusWrite 95.1
60% 82.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.6
115% 0.87 MB/s
442GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AX0D1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 77 84 89 87 87 85 MB/s
Read 71.8
Write 78.2
Mixed 30.8
SusWrite 84.8
48% 66.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.2
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.2
49% 0.47 MB/s
259GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AX0C1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 75 65 71 74 77 76 MB/s
Read 53.7
Write 43
Mixed 25.9
SusWrite 73
36% 48.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.3
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.6
100% 0.67 MB/s
197GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AX0U1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 68 47 49 63 48 44 MB/s
Read 55.4
Write 43.2
Mixed 13.5
SusWrite 53.1
30% 41.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0.4
70% 0.43 MB/s
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Typical MQ01ABD050V 500GB Builds (Compare 4,285 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 50%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 31%
Sail boat

System: Dell Latitude E6540

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 50% - Average Total price: $475

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