Average Bench: 63.8% (169th of 1015)

Based on 179,769 user benchmarks.  Model: TOSHIBA MQ04ABF100

Above average average bench

The Toshiba MQ04ABF100 1TB averaged 36.2% 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 Write Speed 4.51MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.53MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Toshiba MQ04ABF100 1TB is 51.7%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Toshiba MQ04ABF100 1TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 47.9MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 103MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 179,769 samples)
Min Avg Max
32.1 Read 118 144
50.9 Write 119 145
17.7 Mixed 47.9 60
47.6 SusWrite 103 139
70.6% 96.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.3 4K Read 1.15 1.4
1.24 4K Write 4.51 6.6
0.2 4K Mixed 0.53 0.6
191% 2.07 MB/s
User Benchmarks BenchSequentialRandom 4kDeep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
454GB free
Firmware: JU000A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 140 135 140 138 140 139 MB/s
Read 143
Write 148
Mixed 53.4
SusWrite 139
88% 121 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 5.1
4K Mixed 0.6
219% 2.37 MB/s
366GB free
Firmware: JU0A2E
SusWrite @10s intervals: 132 134 135 134 135 133 MB/s
Read 139
Write 145
Mixed 52.2
SusWrite 134
86% 118 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 6.7
4K Mixed 0.7
256% 2.9 MB/s
856GB free
Firmware: JU004C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 123 125 127 128 129 123 MB/s
Read 133
Write 134
Mixed 49.4
SusWrite 126
81% 111 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 6.1
4K Mixed 0.6
238% 2.7 MB/s
870GB free (System drive)
Firmware: JU0C2J
SusWrite @10s intervals: 110 112 114 110 105 111 MB/s
Read 119
Write 134
Mixed 46.4
SusWrite 110
75% 102 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 5.6
4K Mixed 0.6
216% 2.43 MB/s
283GB free
Firmware: 100003
SusWrite @10s intervals: 89 83 84 84 84 82 MB/s
Read 142
Write 140
Mixed 52
SusWrite 84.4
76% 105 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 5.3
4K Mixed 0.5
204% 2.33 MB/s
186GB free
Firmware: JU001J
SusWrite @10s intervals: 86 74 79 79 76 80 MB/s
Read 137
Write 139
Mixed 53.6
SusWrite 78.8
75% 102 MB/s
4K Read 1.5
4K Write 5.7
4K Mixed 0.6
235% 2.6 MB/s
81GB free
Firmware: 100002
SusWrite @10s intervals: 68 62 65 72 74 93 MB/s
Read 142
Write 124
Mixed 57.2
SusWrite 72.4
72% 99 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.6
160% 1.33 MB/s
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Gaming 12%
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Desktop
Desktop 65%
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Workstation
Workstation 11%
Tree trunk

System: Acer Nitro AN515-54

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