Average Bench: 75.3% (106th of 1015)

Based on 619 user benchmarks.  Model: Generic S050 Hard drive

Good average bench

The Generic S050 Hard drive 500GB averaged 24.7% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Generic S050 Hard drive 500GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.46MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 138MB/s

Poor consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Generic S050 Hard drive 500GB is 60.6%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Generic S050 Hard drive 500GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 47.3MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.63MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 619 samples)
Min Avg Max
64.2 Read 138 184
30.4 Write 128 179
18.7 Mixed 47.3 148
34.9 SusWrite 122 183
79% 109 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.2 4K Read 0.63 0.8
0.42 4K Write 1.67 2.2
0.14 4K Mixed 0.46 0.7
108% 0.92 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
465GB free
Firmware: MS1OA7M0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 186 186 187 185 187 187 MB/s
Read 183
Write 175
Mixed 35.8
SusWrite 186
105% 145 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.5
130% 1.17 MB/s
241GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MS1OA7M0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 124 132 134 131 130 128 MB/s
Read 164
Write 151
Mixed 34.7
SusWrite 130
87% 120 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.5
122% 1.07 MB/s
305GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MS1OA7M0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 114 141 157 145 150 153 MB/s
Read 140
Write 104
Mixed 37.2
SusWrite 143
77% 106 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.6
115% 0.87 MB/s
309GB free
Firmware: MS1OA7M0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 106 113 113 112 112 113 MB/s
Read 168
Write 126
Mixed 36.1
SusWrite 112
80% 110 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.6
135% 1.1 MB/s
304GB free
Firmware: MS1OA7M0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 122 123 119 124 121 120 MB/s
Read 143
Write 143
Mixed 30.8
SusWrite 121
79% 110 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.6
135% 1.13 MB/s
304GB free
Firmware: MS1OA7M0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 109 115 114 117 115 109 MB/s
Read 140
Write 144
Mixed 30.1
SusWrite 113
77% 107 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.6
137% 1.17 MB/s
304GB free
Firmware: MS1OA7M0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 115 122 121 124 121 120 MB/s
Read 128
Write 144
Mixed 32
SusWrite 120
77% 106 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.5
128% 1.13 MB/s
424GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MS1OA8M0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 107 107 89 83 92 104 MB/s
Read 142
Write 122
Mixed 30.8
SusWrite 96.8
71% 97.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.3
96% 0.9 MB/s
260GB free
Firmware: MS1OA7M0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 140 143 139 145 146 148 MB/s
Read 86.1
Write 89.9
Mixed 20.6
SusWrite 143
61% 85 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.6
127% 1 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 44,760,440 HDDs tested.

Typical S050 Hard drive 500GB Builds (Compare 2,946 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 18%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 58%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 14%
Tree trunk

Motherboard: Asus A68HM-PLUS

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 43% - Average Total price: $185

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