Average Bench: 75.7% (108th of 1015)

Based on 562 user benchmarks.  Model: Generic S050 Hard drive

Good average bench

The Generic S050 Hard drive 500GB averaged 24.2% 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 0.42MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 138MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Generic S050 Hard drive 500GB is 58.5%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Generic S050 Hard drive 500GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 55.1MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.61MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 562 samples)
Min Avg Max
71.4 Read 138 184
39.6 Write 129 178
15.8 Mixed 55.1 153
31.2 SusWrite 122 183
80.9% 111 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.2 4K Read 0.61 0.8
0.4 4K Write 1.64 2.2
0.13 4K Mixed 0.42 0.7
102% 0.89 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
323GB free
Firmware: MS1OA7M0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 164 167 169 172 168 172 MB/s
Read 168
Write 172
Mixed 35.8
SusWrite 168
98% 136 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.5
126% 1.13 MB/s
411GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MS1OA7M0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 110 129 151 120 122 140 MB/s
Read 182
Write 146
Mixed 36.8
SusWrite 129
89% 123 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.6
122% 0.9 MB/s
343GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MS1O
SusWrite @10s intervals: 102 100 109 113 105 119 MB/s
Read 174
Write 19.3
Mixed 38.5
SusWrite 108
62% 84.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.6
125% 1 MB/s
100GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MS1OA7M0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 83 78 82 103 101 103 MB/s
Read 122
Write 103
Mixed 31
SusWrite 91.7
63% 86.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.5
116% 0.97 MB/s
65GB free
Firmware: MS1OA7M0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 107 96 92 93 101 110 MB/s
Read 107
Write 86.6
Mixed 22.3
SusWrite 99.7
57% 79 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.7
140% 1.1 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 39,053,254 HDDs tested.

Typical S050 Hard drive 500GB Builds (Compare 2,382 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 46%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 77%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 43%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Asrock AB350 Gaming K4

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 54% - Above average Total price: $637

Popular S050 Hard drive 500GB compatible motherboards:

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