Average Bench: 41.8% (469th of 1015)

Based on 6,017 user benchmarks.  Model: TOSHIBA MQ01ABF032

Below average average bench

The Toshiba MQ01ABF032 320GB averaged 58.1% 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 0.48MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.37MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Toshiba MQ01ABF032 320GB is 39.1%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Toshiba MQ01ABF032 320GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 27.9MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.39MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 6,017 samples)
Min Avg Max
20.9 Read 73.2 105
26.1 Write 75.3 102
12.8 Mixed 27.9 34.6
31 SusWrite 72.4 104
45.2% 62.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.1 4K Read 0.39 0.5
0.3 4K Write 1.37 1.8
0.12 4K Mixed 0.48 0.6
95.6% 0.75 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
248GB free
Firmware: AM001A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 87 90 89 90 90 90 MB/s
Read 88
Write 90.5
Mixed 32
SusWrite 89.4
54% 75 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.5
106% 0.87 MB/s
218GB free
Firmware: AM001A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 86 85 86 87 87 86 MB/s
Read 85.7
Write 88.1
Mixed 32
SusWrite 86.1
53% 73 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.5
108% 0.9 MB/s
108GB free
Firmware: AM0Q5E
SusWrite @10s intervals: 92 93 94 94 94 94 MB/s
Read 59.7
Write 62.9
Mixed 28.9
SusWrite 93.7
45% 61.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.6
115% 0.87 MB/s
220GB free
Firmware: AM001J
SusWrite @10s intervals: 73 73 74 75 75 75 MB/s
Read 77.2
Write 81.2
Mixed 25.5
SusWrite 74
47% 64.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.5
106% 0.87 MB/s
262GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AM001A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 80 78 79 86 77 83 MB/s
Read 64.3
Write 66.3
Mixed 21.1
SusWrite 80.5
42% 58.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.2
4K Write 0.4
4K Mixed 0.4
60% 0.33 MB/s
254GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AM0P2A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 55 62 62 64 51 53 MB/s
Read 47.1
Write 60
Mixed 18.7
SusWrite 57.6
33% 45.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.2
4K Write 0.7
4K Mixed 0.1
32% 0.33 MB/s
238GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AM001J
SusWrite @10s intervals: 12 23 12 7.4 7.4 8.2 MB/s
Read 34.2
Write 12
Mixed 19.9
SusWrite 11.6
14% 19.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.3
4K Write 0.8
4K Mixed 0.2
50% 0.43 MB/s
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Typical MQ01ABF032 320GB Builds (Compare 327 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 1%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 17%
Surfboard
Workstation
Workstation 1%
Tree trunk

Motherboard: Intel powered classmate PC

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 37% - Below average Total price: $225

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20 months ago.

Average for a laptop hdd. Runs decently, and is ok for storage.


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