Average Bench: 47.1% (354th of 1015)

Based on 275,453 user benchmarks.  Models: TOSHIBA MQ01ABD100, TOSHIBA MQ01ABD1

Below average average bench

The Toshiba MQ01ABD100 1TB averaged 52.8% 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.


Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.48MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.31MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Toshiba MQ01ABD100 1TB is 39.6%. 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 275,453 samples)
Min Avg Max
26.2 Read 82.7 110
31.6 Write 83.5 108
15.2 Mixed 29.8 35.9
31.6 SusWrite 81.5 112
50.4% 69.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.2 4K Read 0.42 0.5
0.5 4K Write 1.31 1.8
0.12 4K Mixed 0.48 0.6
94.6% 0.73 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
931GB free
Firmware: AX1P5J
SusWrite @10s intervals: 114 115 116 116 116 117 MB/s
Read 113
Write 106
Mixed 34.9
SusWrite 116
67% 92.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.6
108% 0.73 MB/s
882GB free
Firmware: AX0R5J
SusWrite @10s intervals: 110 110 111 110 109 111 MB/s
Read 94.1
Write 100
Mixed 12.7
SusWrite 110
57% 79.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 0.5
83% 0.5 MB/s
324GB free
Firmware: AX001U
SusWrite @10s intervals: 91 88 77 99 96 100 MB/s
Read 92.8
Write 93.5
Mixed 12.8
SusWrite 91.8
52% 72.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0.2
48% 0.37 MB/s
561GB free
Firmware: AX0R2J
SusWrite @10s intervals: 102 103 105 104 103 105 MB/s
Read 80.5
Write 82.9
Mixed 31
SusWrite 104
54% 74.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.5
96% 0.73 MB/s
479GB free
Firmware: AX0P3D
SusWrite @10s intervals: 84 85 87 87 88 88 MB/s
Read 85.6
Write 82.5
Mixed 31.4
SusWrite 86.5
52% 71.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.5
94% 0.7 MB/s
326GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AX1P
SusWrite @10s intervals: 99 92 77 83 83 92 MB/s
Read 44.5
Write 84.8
Mixed 27.5
SusWrite 87.5
44% 61.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.5
98% 0.77 MB/s
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System: HP Notebook

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20 days ago.

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


10 days ago.

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


1 month 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.


18 months ago.

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


2 years ago.

Bad performance, but great amount of storage.


15 months ago.

It usually overheats and resets my laptop


2 years ago.

Lento y de muy mal rendimiento


22 months ago.

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


2 years ago.

Takes 25 minutes to get to the desktop.


2 years ago.

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


2 years ago.

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