Average Bench: 52.1% (279th of 1015)

Based on 21,343 user benchmarks.  Model: TOSHIBA MQ01ACF050

Average average bench

The Toshiba MQ01ACF050 500GB averaged 47.8% 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 0.73MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.64MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Toshiba MQ01ACF050 500GB is 46.6%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Toshiba MQ01ACF050 500GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 43.5MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 87MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 21,343 samples)
Min Avg Max
28.7 Read 94.6 124
30.7 Write 88.5 120
18.2 Mixed 43.5 53.6
26.8 SusWrite 87 122
57.3% 78.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.2 4K Read 0.6 0.7
0.5 4K Write 1.64 2.1
0.2 4K Mixed 0.73 0.9
137% 0.99 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
432GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AV002D
SusWrite @10s intervals: 111 109 115 121 119 120 MB/s
Read 125
Write 122
Mixed 42.3
SusWrite 116
74% 101 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.8
155% 1.17 MB/s
464GB free
Firmware: AV0A1C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 112 115 116 117 117 116 MB/s
Read 110
Write 114
Mixed 51.5
SusWrite 116
71% 97.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.9
164% 1.17 MB/s
397GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AV0C1C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 89 70 100 93 104 101 MB/s
Read 116
Write 100
Mixed 49.3
SusWrite 92.9
66% 89.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.8
140% 0.93 MB/s
260GB free
Firmware: AV006D
SusWrite @10s intervals: 101 101 101 100 99 98 MB/s
Read 102
Write 103
Mixed 50.6
SusWrite 100
65% 88.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.6
114% 0.77 MB/s
32GB free
Firmware: AV002K
SusWrite @10s intervals: 82 82 83 83 83 83 MB/s
Read 102
Write 103
Mixed 49.4
SusWrite 82.8
62% 84.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.9
164% 1.17 MB/s
16GB free
Firmware: AV001D
SusWrite @10s intervals: 87 90 86 96 91 92 MB/s
Read 76
Write 73.2
Mixed 37.2
SusWrite 90.2
50% 69.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.8
138% 0.93 MB/s
380GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AV002D
SusWrite @10s intervals: 89 88 60 91 89 90 MB/s
Read 72.7
Write 120
Mixed 34
SusWrite 84.4
56% 77.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.4
80% 0.6 MB/s
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Typical MQ01ACF050 500GB Builds (Compare 2,805 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 8%
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Desktop
Desktop 70%
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Workstation
Workstation 7%
Tree trunk

Motherboard: Dell OptiPlex 3050

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 82% - Excellent Total price: $200

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