Average Bench: 39.7% (516th of 1015)

Based on 8,807 user benchmarks.  Model: TOSHIBA MQ01ABD032

Poor average bench

The Toshiba MQ01ABD032 320GB averaged 60.3% 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 0.49MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.26MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Toshiba MQ01ABD032 320GB is 35.9%. 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 26.5MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 69MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 8,807 samples)
Min Avg Max
16.8 Read 69 94.9
15.5 Write 69.3 93.6
10.4 Mixed 26.5 32.9
28.5 SusWrite 69.2 94.3
42.6% 58.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.18 4K Read 0.4 0.5
0.3 4K Write 1.26 1.7
0.1 4K Mixed 0.49 0.7
94.4% 0.72 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
137GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AX002J
SusWrite @10s intervals: 77 16 58 82 82 82 MB/s
Read 90.6
Write 82.4
Mixed 30.8
SusWrite 66.3
49% 67.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.5
102% 0.8 MB/s
49GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AX001C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 71 70 58 65 70 71 MB/s
Read 82.3
Write 76.2
Mixed 31
SusWrite 67.5
47% 64.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.6
113% 0.83 MB/s
252GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AX001U
SusWrite @10s intervals: 70 78 82 79 84 84 MB/s
Read 63.7
Write 77.3
Mixed 30.8
SusWrite 79.4
46% 62.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.6
111% 0.83 MB/s
195GB free
Firmware: AX001U
SusWrite @10s intervals: 69 69 68 69 70 68 MB/s
Read 69.4
Write 79.9
Mixed 22.1
SusWrite 68.9
44% 60.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 0.3
4K Mixed 0.4
67% 0.37 MB/s
12GB free
Firmware: AX001A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 48 47 48 48 47 48 MB/s
Read 39
Write 40
Mixed 25.2
SusWrite 47.7
28% 38 MB/s
4K Read 0.3
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.4
77% 0.6 MB/s
114GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AX002J
SusWrite @10s intervals: 16 21 35 38 6.8 54 MB/s
Read 9.3
Write 8.7
Mixed 10.3
SusWrite 28.5
10% 14.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.1
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.6
91% 0.6 MB/s
215GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AX002F
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2.8 3 2.4 2 2.3 2.3 MB/s
Read 14.2
Write 3.7
Mixed 2.2
SusWrite 2.4
4% 5.62 MB/s
4K Read 0.1
4K Write 0.3
4K Mixed 0.1
21% 0.17 MB/s
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Typical MQ01ABD032 320GB Builds (Compare 2,163 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 2%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 53%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 2%
Tree trunk

System: Samsung 300E4C/300E5C/300E7C

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 53% - Above average Total price: $259

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12 months ago.

Somewhat decent, it's slow and it only has 168GB but it's enough for a notebook.


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