Average Bench: 39.2% (526th of 1015)

Based on 6,563 user benchmarks.  Model: TOSHIBA MQ01ABD032

Poor average bench

The Toshiba MQ01ABD032 320GB averaged 60.8% 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 1.24MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Toshiba MQ01ABD032 320GB is 34.1%. 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 26.6MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 68MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 6,563 samples)
Min Avg Max
17.4 Read 68.3 95.3
29.8 Write 71.5 94.8
13.4 Mixed 26.6 32.9
34.7 SusWrite 68 95.1
42.7% 58.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.1 4K Read 0.4 0.5
0.3 4K Write 1.24 1.8
0.2 4K Mixed 0.49 0.7
93.9% 0.71 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
168GB free
Firmware: AX001A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 76 77 76 78 78 78 MB/s
Read 87.8
Write 85.9
Mixed 21.7
SusWrite 77.3
49% 68.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 0.3
4K Mixed 0.4
71% 0.4 MB/s
114GB free
Firmware: AX001A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 59 66 66 66 66 66 MB/s
Read 93.3
Write 84.8
Mixed 32
SusWrite 64.6
50% 68.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.6
119% 0.93 MB/s
289GB free
Firmware: AX003M
SusWrite @10s intervals: 80 79 80 81 81 80 MB/s
Read 72
Write 77.2
Mixed 30
SusWrite 80.2
47% 64.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.5
100% 0.77 MB/s
146GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AX001U
SusWrite @10s intervals: 58 50 64 83 77 62 MB/s
Read 82.2
Write 80.8
Mixed 30
SusWrite 65.7
47% 64.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.6
115% 0.87 MB/s
66GB free
Firmware: AX002F
SusWrite @10s intervals: 71 71 72 72 72 72 MB/s
Read 65.3
Write 59.9
Mixed 24.7
SusWrite 71.7
40% 55.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.6
106% 0.7 MB/s
262GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AX001A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 73 80 81 78 78 70 MB/s
Read 51.8
Write 89.4
Mixed 26
SusWrite 76.6
44% 60.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.3
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.4
87% 0.77 MB/s
187GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AX002F
SusWrite @10s intervals: 53 52 49 55 51 57 MB/s
Read 8.2
Write 68.7
Mixed 6.5
SusWrite 52.7
24% 34 MB/s
4K Read 0.1
4K Write 0.1
4K Mixed 0
6% 0.07 MB/s
256GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AX002F
SusWrite @10s intervals: 7.3 6 5.1 6.6 5.3 10 MB/s
Read 3
Write 17.4
Mixed 2.9
SusWrite 6.7
5% 7.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.1
4K Write 0.1
4K Mixed 0.1
17% 0.1 MB/s
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Typical MQ01ABD032 320GB Builds (Compare 3,280 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 49%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 20%
Surfboard

System: Samsung 300E4C/300E5C/300E7C

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 53% - Above average Total price: $262

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