Average Bench: 39.6% (519th of 1015)

Based on 6,835 user benchmarks.  Model: TOSHIBA MQ01ABD032

Poor average bench

The Toshiba MQ01ABD032 320GB averaged 60.4% 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 39.6%. 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 26.4MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 67.9MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 6,835 samples)
Min Avg Max
12.2 Read 67.9 95.9
19.8 Write 71.2 95.6
9.98 Mixed 26.4 33.3
26.7 SusWrite 70 95.9
42.8% 58.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.1 4K Read 0.4 0.5
0.3 4K Write 1.24 1.7
0.1 4K Mixed 0.49 0.7
93.4% 0.71 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
182GB free
Firmware: AX001A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 81 85 85 85 85 85 MB/s
Read 85.1
Write 83.6
Mixed 31.6
SusWrite 84.1
52% 71.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.6
119% 0.93 MB/s
231GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AX0A4M
SusWrite @10s intervals: 68 59 55 57 63 67 MB/s
Read 81.2
Write 76.3
Mixed 21.7
SusWrite 61.7
44% 60.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.2
4K Write 0.4
4K Mixed 0.4
60% 0.33 MB/s
273GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AX0A4M
SusWrite @10s intervals: 64 51 48 60 59 67 MB/s
Read 72.5
Write 65
Mixed 24.7
SusWrite 58
40% 55 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.4
88% 0.7 MB/s
266GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AX002J
SusWrite @10s intervals: 67 64 67 63 65 65 MB/s
Read 57.8
Write 80.8
Mixed 29
SusWrite 65.1
42% 58.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.5
98% 0.77 MB/s
265GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AX002J
SusWrite @10s intervals: 67 70 72 72 69 71 MB/s
Read 52.8
Write 80.8
Mixed 29.9
SusWrite 70.1
43% 58.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 0.8
4K Mixed 0.6
102% 0.63 MB/s
125GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AX001A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 55 57 65 63 45 54 MB/s
Read 7.5
Write 5.7
Mixed 5
SusWrite 56.6
14% 18.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.1
4K Write 0.8
4K Mixed 0.1
30% 0.33 MB/s
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Typical MQ01ABD032 320GB Builds (Compare 1,094 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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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: 53% - Above average Total price: $258

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1 month ago.

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


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