Average Bench: 46.7% (377th of 1015)

Based on 145,367 user benchmarks.  Models: TOSHIBA MQ01ABD100, TOSHIBA MQ01ABD1

Below average average bench

The Toshiba MQ01ABD100 1TB averaged 53.3% 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.


Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 25.5MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.5MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Toshiba MQ01ABD100 1TB is 39.5%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Toshiba MQ01ABD100 1TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 29.3MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 79.9MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 145,367 samples)
Min Avg Max
21.4 Read 82.6 110
32.7 Write 84 108
13.5 Mixed 29.3 35.7
43.7 SusWrite 79.9 109
50.1% 68.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.2 4K Read 0.76 0.5
0.4 4K Write 1.28 1.7
0.1 4K Mixed 0.5 0.6
111% 0.85 MB/s
Min Avg Max
29 DQ Read 29 29
24.6 DQ Write 24.6 24.6
25.5 DQ Mixed 25.5 25.5
238% 26.4 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
904GB free
Firmware: AX0R2J
SusWrite @10s intervals: 107 110 108 107 109 109 MB/s
Read 108
Write 104
Mixed 34.2
SusWrite 108
64% 88.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.5
104% 0.83 MB/s
784GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AX1P4M
SusWrite @10s intervals: 83 85 88 87 93 92 MB/s
Read 110
Write 110
Mixed 32.7
SusWrite 88.1
62% 84.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.6
109% 0.8 MB/s
503GB free
Firmware: AX0P3D
SusWrite @10s intervals: 95 96 96 97 86 84 MB/s
Read 93.7
Write 96.5
Mixed 33
SusWrite 92.3
57% 78.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.4
83% 0.67 MB/s
555GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AX0R2J
SusWrite @10s intervals: 81 86 82 72 86 71 MB/s
Read 69.5
Write 68.3
Mixed 27.5
SusWrite 79.6
44% 61.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.4
82% 0.63 MB/s
870GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AX0P3D
SusWrite @10s intervals: 49 47 52 63 60 59 MB/s
Read 72
Write 89.7
Mixed 17.5
SusWrite 55.2
42% 58.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.1
4K Write 0.9
4K Mixed 0.1
32% 0.37 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 18,414,788 HDDs tested.


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Desktop 43%
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Workstation 24%

System: HP Pavilion Notebook


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17 days ago.

I have this in my dell laptop with a GTX 1050, a i5 7300hq and 8GB of RAM. It is definitely the weak point of the system and it can make the overall laptop seem slow and take a long time to load programs and games. Cheap but very slow for performance laptops


15 months ago.

It usually overheats and resets my laptop


2 months ago.

Lento y de muy mal rendimiento


6 months ago.

It's a cheap 1TB hard drive, it works


4 months ago.

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