Average Bench: 43.2% (437th of 1015)

Based on 118,349 user benchmarks.  Model: TOSHIBA MQ01ABF050

Below average average bench

The Toshiba MQ01ABF050 500GB averaged 56.7% 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 0.48MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.38MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Toshiba MQ01ABF050 500GB is 39.2%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Toshiba MQ01ABF050 500GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 28.6MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.4MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 118,349 samples)
Min Avg Max
16 Read 71.5 104
27.1 Write 79.4 107
12.7 Mixed 28.6 35.7
40.9 SusWrite 79.1 110
47% 64.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.1 4K Read 0.4 0.5
0.3 4K Write 1.38 1.8
0.1 4K Mixed 0.48 0.6
95.8% 0.75 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
406GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AM0P6L
SusWrite @10s intervals: 83 99 89 93 93 88 MB/s
Read 99.9
Write 103
Mixed 34.1
SusWrite 90.6
60% 81.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.5
104% 0.87 MB/s
155GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AM0B3J
SusWrite @10s intervals: 90 90 92 90 83 81 MB/s
Read 97
Write 105
Mixed 35.5
SusWrite 87.8
59% 81.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.6
115% 0.9 MB/s
423GB free
Firmware: AM001J
SusWrite @10s intervals: 88 91 91 91 91 91 MB/s
Read 89.7
Write 88.4
Mixed 30.8
SusWrite 90.7
54% 74.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.6
117% 0.9 MB/s
113GB free
Firmware: AM0P2C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 85 86 85 86 85 86 MB/s
Read 79.5
Write 92.2
Mixed 31.9
SusWrite 85.3
53% 72.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.6
117% 0.9 MB/s
438GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AM0B3J
SusWrite @10s intervals: 83 85 80 70 70 74 MB/s
Read 76.8
Write 88.2
Mixed 31.9
SusWrite 77.2
50% 68.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.6
113% 0.87 MB/s
410GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AM003M
SusWrite @10s intervals: 50 57 63 37 44 45 MB/s
Read 51.4
Write 47.1
Mixed 18.5
SusWrite 49.5
30% 41.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.3
4K Write 0.7
4K Mixed 0.3
59% 0.43 MB/s
60GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AM0B1J
SusWrite @10s intervals: 66 78 79 71 52 64 MB/s
Read 15
Write 48.7
Mixed 20.7
SusWrite 68.5
28% 38.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.3
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0.5
77% 0.43 MB/s
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Typical MQ01ABF050 500GB Builds (Compare 5,661 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 3%
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Desktop
Desktop 43%
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Workstation
Workstation 2%
Tree trunk

System: HP Notebook

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 30% - Poor Total price: $18

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2 years ago.

SOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO slow


Terrible

4 years ago.

I use a Sony hybrid with an i7 processor with a SSD which is really quick. I look after a neighbour's Toshiba laptop with this hard drive in it and a Celeron N2830 processor in it. It takes hours to complete Windows updates and is akin to watching paint dry. Just awful.


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