Average Bench: 46.7% (359th of 1015)

Based on 322,803 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 Random Mixed IO Speed 0.49MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.32MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Toshiba MQ01ABD100 1TB is 38.7%. 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 29.8MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.42MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 322,803 samples)
Min Avg Max
20.2 Read 78.5 108
35.5 Write 84.1 107
12.9 Mixed 29.8 35.7
41.5 SusWrite 84.1 111
50.2% 69.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.1 4K Read 0.42 0.5
0.4 4K Write 1.32 1.8
0.2 4K Mixed 0.49 0.6
96% 0.74 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
855GB free
Firmware: AX1P5J
SusWrite @10s intervals: 103 101 108 105 107 107 MB/s
Read 86.3
Write 101
Mixed 32.7
SusWrite 105
59% 81.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.4
85% 0.7 MB/s
811GB free
Firmware: AX0A4M
SusWrite @10s intervals: 94 85 95 95 96 94 MB/s
Read 86.8
Write 95.2
Mixed 32
SusWrite 93.2
56% 76.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.5
102% 0.8 MB/s
219GB free
Firmware: AX1P5J
SusWrite @10s intervals: 82 83 83 83 83 83 MB/s
Read 76.8
Write 86.5
Mixed 32.6
SusWrite 82.9
51% 69.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.5
104% 0.83 MB/s
389GB free
Firmware: AX0P3D
SusWrite @10s intervals: 63 65 65 65 65 63 MB/s
Read 94.7
Write 98.2
Mixed 23.1
SusWrite 64.5
51% 70.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 0.3
4K Mixed 0.4
71% 0.4 MB/s
328GB free
Firmware: AX1P6E
SusWrite @10s intervals: 86 85 86 85 85 85 MB/s
Read 71.1
Write 81
Mixed 31.1
SusWrite 85.6
49% 67.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.6
119% 0.93 MB/s
735GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AX003J
SusWrite @10s intervals: 40 23 36 52 68 72 MB/s
Read 27.3
Write 84.5
Mixed 22.2
SusWrite 48.4
33% 45.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.2
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0.3
51% 0.33 MB/s
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Desktop 43%
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Workstation 2%
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System: HP Notebook

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30 days ago.

Drastically slows down to the point of non-usability within two years with 100% HHD usage with nothing actively running.


15 months ago.

low speed, 100% usage most of the time, stop everything


16 months ago.

I guess it must have been cheap when we bought it! You get what you pay for. You just gotta buy SSD's nowadays. HDD's just don't cut it.


2 years ago.

Le disque est lent il est toujours à 100 % Je le déconseille fortement !!!


3 years ago.

Bad performance, but great amount of storage.


2 years ago.

It usually overheats and resets my laptop


3 years ago.

Lento y de muy mal rendimiento


3 years ago.

Considering that it is 1TB of notebook hdd and small, it is good storage.


3 years ago.

Takes 25 minutes to get to the desktop.


4 years ago.

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


3 years ago.

laptop shop


6 months ago.

it worked well BUT it died less then 2 years of use but i had the same drive last for over 8 years before it died with light use but i dont recomend to buy it

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