Average Bench: 46.6% (360th of 1014)

Based on 35,929 user benchmarks.  Models: TOSHIBA MQ01ABD050, TOSHIBA MQ01ABD050R, TOSHIB MQ01ABD050, MQ01ABD050

Below average average bench

The Toshiba MQ01ABD050 500GB 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.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.5MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.38MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Toshiba MQ01ABD050 500GB is 40.6%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Toshiba MQ01ABD050 500GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 29.1MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.44MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 35,929 samples)
Min Avg Max
22.5 Read 81.5 108
25.7 Write 81.1 107
12.8 Mixed 29.1 35.9
39.4 SusWrite 80.9 111
49.6% 68.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.2 4K Read 0.44 0.5
0.3 4K Write 1.38 1.9
0.2 4K Mixed 0.5 0.7
99.3% 0.77 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
380GB free
Firmware: AX001U
SusWrite @10s intervals: 103 107 108 109 109 108 MB/s
Read 102
Write 99.9
Mixed 32.9
SusWrite 107
62% 85.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.5
110% 0.93 MB/s
395GB free
Firmware: AX001U
SusWrite @10s intervals: 87 90 89 89 89 86 MB/s
Read 96.3
Write 73.4
Mixed 21.6
SusWrite 88.2
51% 69.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.7
121% 0.8 MB/s
316GB free
Firmware: AX001U
SusWrite @10s intervals: 86 89 89 92 91 91 MB/s
Read 94.6
Write 95
Mixed 19.9
SusWrite 89.5
54% 74.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.6
106% 0.73 MB/s
397GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AX001A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 85 91 87 87 86 96 MB/s
Read 81.4
Write 88.9
Mixed 30.1
SusWrite 88.7
52% 72.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.5
98% 0.77 MB/s
217GB free
Firmware: AX002K
SusWrite @10s intervals: 81 78 82 82 80 80 MB/s
Read 79.8
Write 80.7
Mixed 30.9
SusWrite 80.3
49% 67.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.6
119% 0.93 MB/s
88GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AX00
SusWrite @10s intervals: 90 93 94 95 91 90 MB/s
Read 48
Write 93
Mixed 25.3
SusWrite 92.2
47% 64.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.3
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.5
87% 0.6 MB/s
206GB free
Firmware: AX0E1A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 57 62 57 63 59 62 MB/s
Read 72.2
Write 55.8
Mixed 22.1
SusWrite 59.9
38% 52.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.7
115% 0.73 MB/s
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Typical MQ01ABD050 500GB Builds (Compare 8,163 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 2%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 53%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 2%
Tree trunk

System: HP Pavilion g6 Notebook PC

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 53% - Above average Total price: $259

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