Average Bench: 55.7% (239th of 1015)

Based on 10,353 user benchmarks.  Model: TOSHIBA MQ01ACF050

Average average bench

The Toshiba MQ01ACF050 500GB averaged 44.3% 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 0.76MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.66MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Toshiba MQ01ACF050 500GB is 38.7%. 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 43.3MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 94.2MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 10,353 samples)
Min Avg Max
32.3 Read 99.7 126
42.6 Write 97.1 123
19.3 Mixed 43.3 53.5
58.7 SusWrite 94.2 122
61% 83.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.2 4K Read 0.61 0.7
0.5 4K Write 1.66 2.1
0.3 4K Mixed 0.76 1
141% 1.01 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
463GB free
Firmware: AV0A1C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 127 128 127 128 128 128 MB/s
Read 125
Write 123
Mixed 53.8
SusWrite 127
78% 107 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.8
153% 1.13 MB/s
442GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AV003D
SusWrite @10s intervals: 119 124 122 119 118 116 MB/s
Read 127
Write 120
Mixed 50.5
SusWrite 120
76% 104 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.9
164% 1.17 MB/s
423GB free
Firmware: AV003D
SusWrite @10s intervals: 114 122 119 124 124 124 MB/s
Read 118
Write 122
Mixed 51.7
SusWrite 121
75% 103 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.8
151% 1.13 MB/s
427GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AV001D
SusWrite @10s intervals: 108 104 104 114 111 121 MB/s
Read 114
Write 101
Mixed 49.5
SusWrite 110
68% 93.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.7
144% 1.13 MB/s
191GB free
Firmware: AV001D
SusWrite @10s intervals: 106 106 107 107 107 108 MB/s
Read 116
Write 114
Mixed 50.3
SusWrite 107
71% 96.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.9
168% 1.2 MB/s
362GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AV001M
SusWrite @10s intervals: 96 105 111 108 115 113 MB/s
Read 113
Write 111
Mixed 46.6
SusWrite 108
69% 94.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.8
155% 1.17 MB/s
279GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AV0A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 42 44 38 48 44 51 MB/s
Read 41.4
Write 34.6
Mixed 29.3
SusWrite 44.5
28% 37.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.6
123% 0.97 MB/s
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Typical MQ01ACF050 500GB Builds (Compare 3,107 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 59%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 31%
Sail boat

Motherboard: Dell OptiPlex 3050

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 76% - Very good Total price: $200

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