Average Bench: 39.5% (520th of 1015)

Based on 3,778 user benchmarks.  Model: TOSHIBA MQ01ABD032

Poor average bench

The Toshiba MQ01ABD032 320GB averaged 60.5% 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 Read Speed 0.58MB/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 26MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 67.9MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,778 samples)
Min Avg Max
17.8 Read 69.5 96.8
19.3 Write 70.3 95.3
8.77 Mixed 26 33.2
31.9 SusWrite 67.9 94.5
42.5% 58.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.1 4K Read 0.58 0.5
0.3 4K Write 1.21 1.7
0.1 4K Mixed 0.5 0.7
102% 0.76 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
61GB free
Firmware: AX001A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 77 77 78 78 78 78 MB/s
Read 67.5
Write 65.8
Mixed 28.3
SusWrite 77.8
44% 59.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.6
113% 0.87 MB/s
19GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AX001A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 60 63 62 64 69 69 MB/s
Read 64.5
Write 62.2
Mixed 21.7
SusWrite 64.5
39% 53.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.7
113% 0.7 MB/s
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Typical MQ01ABD032 320GB Builds (Compare 2,040 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 41%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 16%
Surfboard

System: Samsung 300E4C/300E5C/300E7C

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 59% - Above average Total price: $334

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