Average Bench: 44.7% (415th of 1015)

Based on 16,623 user benchmarks.  Models: TOSHIBA MQ01ABD050, TOSHIBA MQ01ABD050R, TOSHIB MQ01ABD050, MQ01ABD050

Below average average bench

The Toshiba MQ01ABD050 500GB averaged 55.2% 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 0.51MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.85MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Toshiba MQ01ABD050 500GB is 42.6%. 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 28.1MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 77.5MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 16,623 samples)
Min Avg Max
17.4 Read 78.1 110
29 Write 80 108
9.5 Mixed 28.1 35.8
37.2 SusWrite 77.5 110
47.9% 65.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.1 4K Read 0.85 0.5
0.3 4K Write 1.32 1.8
0.1 4K Mixed 0.51 0.7
116% 0.89 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
43GB free
Firmware: AX001U
SusWrite @10s intervals: 92 93 93 93 93 93 MB/s
Read 95.5
Write 93.5
Mixed 32
SusWrite 92.8
57% 78.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.6
113% 0.83 MB/s
43GB free
Firmware: AX001U
SusWrite @10s intervals: 92 92 93 93 93 93 MB/s
Read 94.5
Write 90.8
Mixed 33
SusWrite 92.8
56% 77.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.5
104% 0.83 MB/s
399GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AX003M
SusWrite @10s intervals: 81 84 79 80 75 77 MB/s
Read 91.7
Write 84.7
Mixed 33.5
SusWrite 79.1
53% 72.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.6
117% 0.9 MB/s
132GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AX0G
SusWrite @10s intervals: 73 73 74 79 79 74 MB/s
Read 88.3
Write 100
Mixed 34.1
SusWrite 75.1
54% 74.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.6
115% 0.9 MB/s
343GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AX001A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 61 49 60 74 78 79 MB/s
Read 83.5
Write 79.2
Mixed 31
SusWrite 66.8
47% 65.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.6
117% 0.9 MB/s
155GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1U
SusWrite @10s intervals: 64 67 57 55 70 67 MB/s
Read 24.5
Write 81.7
Mixed 17.5
SusWrite 63.3
34% 46.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.1
4K Write 0.4
4K Mixed 0.3
45% 0.27 MB/s
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Typical MQ01ABD050 500GB Builds (Compare 10,433 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: 27% - Poor Total price: $316

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