Average Bench: 45.3% (403rd of 1015)

Based on 18,646 user benchmarks.  Models: TOSHIBA MQ01ABD050, TOSHIBA MQ01ABD050R, TOSHIB MQ01ABD050, MQ01ABD050

Below average average bench

The Toshiba MQ01ABD050 500GB averaged 54.6% 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-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 40.6MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 40.6MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Toshiba MQ01ABD050 500GB is 43.4%. 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 27.9MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.42MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 18,646 samples)
Min Avg Max
18.5 Read 78.6 111
27.7 Write 81 109
10.7 Mixed 27.9 35.8
39.5 SusWrite 79.4 112
48.5% 66.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.1 4K Read 0.42 0.5
0.3 4K Write 1.36 1.8
0.1 4K Mixed 0.52 0.7
101% 0.77 MB/s
Min Avg Max
18.7 DQ Read 18.7 18.7
40.6 DQ Write 40.6 40.6
40.6 DQ Mixed 40.6 40.6
340% 33.3 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
466GB free
Firmware: AX002V
SusWrite @10s intervals: 113 113 114 114 114 114 MB/s
Read 117
Write 107
Mixed 44.5
SusWrite 114
70% 95.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.6
117% 0.9 MB/s
82GB free
Firmware: AX003J
SusWrite @10s intervals: 87 91 91 92 92 92 MB/s
Read 78.2
Write 76.9
Mixed 29.1
SusWrite 90.8
50% 68.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.5
96% 0.73 MB/s
44GB free
Firmware: AX001U
SusWrite @10s intervals: 81 86 87 87 87 87 MB/s
Read 73
Write 74
Mixed 8.7
SusWrite 85.9
43% 60.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 0.2
4K Mixed 0.2
47% 0.3 MB/s
317GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AX002J
SusWrite @10s intervals: 82 75 86 72 86 81 MB/s
Read 49.2
Write 75.1
Mixed 23.2
SusWrite 80.3
41% 57 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.5
94% 0.7 MB/s
76GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AX002J
SusWrite @10s intervals: 57 54 49 47 53 59 MB/s
Read 68.3
Write 67.8
Mixed 29.1
SusWrite 53.1
40% 54.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.6
110% 0.77 MB/s
67GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AX003J
SusWrite @10s intervals: 46 43 35 38 41 39 MB/s
Read 73
Write 63.5
Mixed 25.3
SusWrite 40.2
37% 50.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.3
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.4
79% 0.63 MB/s
163GB free
Firmware: 0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 42 42 42 42 42 41 MB/s
Read 37.8
Write 41.5
Mixed 24.8
SusWrite 42.1
27% 36.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.5
102% 0.8 MB/s
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Typical MQ01ABD050 500GB Builds (Compare 11,613 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 42%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 16%
Surfboard

System: HP Pavilion g6 Notebook PC

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 35% - Below average Total price: $306

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