Average Bench: 39.7% (524th of 1015)

Based on 8,021 user benchmarks.  Model: TOSHIBA MQ01ABD032

Poor average bench

The Toshiba MQ01ABD032 320GB averaged 60.2% 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 1.23MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Toshiba MQ01ABD032 320GB is 34.3%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Toshiba MQ01ABD032 320GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 26.7MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 69MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 8,021 samples)
Min Avg Max
18.9 Read 69 96.2
17.4 Write 71.4 94.9
11 Mixed 26.7 32.9
31.8 SusWrite 69.3 94
43% 59.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.1 4K Read 0.47 0.5
0.3 4K Write 1.23 1.71
0.1 4K Mixed 0.49 0.7
97.1% 0.73 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
133GB free
Firmware: AX001A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 87 88 87 86 87 87 MB/s
Read 84.5
Write 84.1
Mixed 31.7
SusWrite 87.1
52% 71.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.5
108% 0.9 MB/s
252GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AX0A3M
SusWrite @10s intervals: 78 77 83 86 82 79 MB/s
Read 87.5
Write 86.6
Mixed 31.6
SusWrite 80.7
52% 71.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.3
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.6
105% 0.77 MB/s
242GB free
Firmware: AX0A4M
SusWrite @10s intervals: 82 84 85 84 83 84 MB/s
Read 80.6
Write 77.5
Mixed 31.4
SusWrite 83.4
50% 68.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.5
102% 0.8 MB/s
19GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AX001C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 78 81 76 75 78 76 MB/s
Read 81.8
Write 82.1
Mixed 29.9
SusWrite 77.4
49% 67.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.7
117% 0.77 MB/s
69GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AX001C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 60 61 65 64 62 68 MB/s
Read 81.2
Write 87.8
Mixed 32.2
SusWrite 63.4
48% 66.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.7
115% 0.73 MB/s
257GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AX003M
SusWrite @10s intervals: 77 60 60 79 76 82 MB/s
Read 58.7
Write 80.9
Mixed 21.2
SusWrite 72.4
42% 58.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.5
102% 0.8 MB/s
191GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AX00
SusWrite @10s intervals: 64 64 64 63 61 63 MB/s
Read 37.7
Write 63.8
Mixed 26
SusWrite 63.3
35% 47.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.7
118% 0.8 MB/s
32GB free
Firmware: AX001U
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2.7 3.1 3.5 7 13 11 MB/s
Read 81.8
Write 44.4
Mixed 24.6
SusWrite 6.7
29% 39.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.6
113% 0.83 MB/s
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Typical MQ01ABD032 320GB Builds (Compare 1,768 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 2%
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Desktop
Desktop 53%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 2%
Tree trunk

System: Samsung 300E4C/300E5C/300E7C

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 52% - Above average Total price: $262

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7 months ago.

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


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