Average Bench: 39.4% (523rd of 1015)

Based on 4,556 user benchmarks.  Model: TOSHIBA MQ01ABD032

Poor average bench

The Toshiba MQ01ABD032 320GB averaged 60.6% 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 0.5MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.23MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Toshiba MQ01ABD032 320GB is 35.1%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Toshiba MQ01ABD032 320GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 26.1MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 68.2MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 4,556 samples)
Min Avg Max
16.1 Read 69 95
22.6 Write 71.3 94
9.4 Mixed 26.1 32.8
34.2 SusWrite 68.2 93.8
42.7% 58.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.1 4K Read 0.47 0.5
0.3 4K Write 1.23 1.7
0.14 4K Mixed 0.5 0.7
97.7% 0.73 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
199GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AX00
SusWrite @10s intervals: 89 89 89 89 89 89 MB/s
Read 89.1
Write 10.2
Mixed 21.9
SusWrite 88.8
38% 52.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 0.4
4K Mixed 0.4
73% 0.43 MB/s
263GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AX001U
SusWrite @10s intervals: 76 81 73 75 73 78 MB/s
Read 74.8
Write 82.3
Mixed 20.8
SusWrite 76
46% 63.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.7
118% 0.8 MB/s
177GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AX00
SusWrite @10s intervals: 71 78 89 81 83 71 MB/s
Read 60.7
Write 82.8
Mixed 21.7
SusWrite 78.8
44% 61 MB/s
4K Read 0.3
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.4
76% 0.57 MB/s
246GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AX001A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 81 82 78 86 84 85 MB/s
Read 48.3
Write 93.8
Mixed 31
SusWrite 82.7
47% 64 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.6
117% 0.9 MB/s
92GB free
Firmware: AX001C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 60 58 60 60 61 62 MB/s
Read 53
Write 48.7
Mixed 12.5
SusWrite 60.3
32% 43.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.3
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.2
55% 0.53 MB/s
33GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AX001U
SusWrite @10s intervals: 60 58 60 63 63 69 MB/s
Read 47.2
Write 59.9
Mixed 23.2
SusWrite 62.2
35% 48.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.3
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.6
100% 0.67 MB/s
126GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AX001A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 38 54 16 41 68 66 MB/s
Read 36.3
Write 17.5
Mixed 12.7
SusWrite 47.2
21% 28.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.3
4K Write 0.2
4K Mixed 0.3
50% 0.27 MB/s
136GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AX003M
SusWrite @10s intervals: 23 41 49 50 55 52 MB/s
Read 5.2
Write 58
Mixed 7.5
SusWrite 45.2
21% 29 MB/s
4K Read 0
4K Write 0.3
4K Mixed 0
6% 0.1 MB/s
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Typical MQ01ABD032 320GB Builds (Compare 2,373 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 42%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 16%
Surfboard

System: Samsung 300E4C/300E5C/300E7C

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 36% - Below average Total price: $290

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