Average Bench: 75.3% (105th of 1015)

Based on 636 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 0.47MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 138MB/s

Poor consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Generic S050 Hard drive 500GB is 62%. 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 44.6MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.63MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 636 samples)
Min Avg Max
62.4 Read 138 184
30.2 Write 128 180
18.9 Mixed 44.6 145
33.3 SusWrite 123 183
78.5% 108 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.26 4K Read 0.63 0.8
0.5 4K Write 1.68 2.2
0.15 4K Mixed 0.47 0.7
110% 0.93 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
279GB free
Firmware: MS1OA7M0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 161 156 161 161 161 162 MB/s
Read 155
Write 140
Mixed 31
SusWrite 160
88% 122 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.6
137% 1.17 MB/s
17GB free
Firmware: MS1OA7M0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 174 170 177 180 177 175 MB/s
Read 110
Write 108
Mixed 22.2
SusWrite 175
75% 104 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.7
142% 1.1 MB/s
375GB free
Firmware: MS1OA7M0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 129 132 140 141 144 140 MB/s
Read 137
Write 122
Mixed 34.2
SusWrite 138
78% 108 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.5
128% 1.13 MB/s
138GB free
Firmware: MS1OA7M0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 124 124 125 121 125 122 MB/s
Read 134
Write 125
Mixed 30
SusWrite 123
74% 103 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.7
142% 1.1 MB/s
352GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MS1OA7M0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 113 109 130 125 126 150 MB/s
Read 104
Write 146
Mixed 35.9
SusWrite 126
75% 103 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.5
124% 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 48,530,494 HDDs tested.

Typical S050 Hard drive 500GB Builds (Compare 377 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 16%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 55%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 13%
Tree trunk

Motherboard: Asus A68HM-PLUS

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 54% - Above average Total price: $138

Popular S050 Hard drive 500GB compatible motherboards:

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