Average Bench: 45.9% (383rd of 1015)

Based on 25,997 user benchmarks.  Models: TOSHIBA MQ01ABD050, TOSHIBA MQ01ABD050R, TOSHIB MQ01ABD050, MQ01ABD050

Below average average bench

The Toshiba MQ01ABD050 500GB averaged 54.1% 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 Write Speed 1.35MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Toshiba MQ01ABD050 500GB is 41.1%. 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 28.5MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.42MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 25,997 samples)
Min Avg Max
20.5 Read 79.4 110
35.1 Write 81.1 108
15.1 Mixed 28.5 35.8
38.7 SusWrite 80.5 111
49% 67.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.2 4K Read 0.42 0.5
0.3 4K Write 1.35 1.9
0.2 4K Mixed 0.51 0.7
99.1% 0.76 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
369GB free
Firmware: AX002J
SusWrite @10s intervals: 88 91 89 90 90 93 MB/s
Read 93.7
Write 94.6
Mixed 31
SusWrite 90
56% 77.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.3
74% 0.67 MB/s
433GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AX003M
SusWrite @10s intervals: 83 86 86 81 87 81 MB/s
Read 91.3
Write 94.2
Mixed 32
SusWrite 84.1
55% 75.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.5
102% 0.8 MB/s
357GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AX003J
SusWrite @10s intervals: 83 85 88 88 86 89 MB/s
Read 81.8
Write 96.6
Mixed 31
SusWrite 86.3
54% 73.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.5
102% 0.8 MB/s
198GB free
Firmware: AX0E1A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 87 88 88 88 88 89 MB/s
Read 72.5
Write 72.2
Mixed 31
SusWrite 88.1
48% 65.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.5
106% 0.87 MB/s
412GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AX003M
SusWrite @10s intervals: 82 85 71 62 61 56 MB/s
Read 68.4
Write 88.1
Mixed 25.1
SusWrite 69.4
46% 62.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.5
96% 0.73 MB/s
65GB free
Firmware: 1A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 64 66 66 66 66 66 MB/s
Read 61
Write 68.8
Mixed 31
SusWrite 65.9
41% 56.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.6
115% 0.87 MB/s
308GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AX00
SusWrite @10s intervals: 81 83 77 83 84 81 MB/s
Read 34.2
Write 75.1
Mixed 15.5
SusWrite 81.3
37% 51.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.2
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0.2
40% 0.3 MB/s
415GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AX003M
SusWrite @10s intervals: 56 54 57 61 51 51 MB/s
Read 14.6
Write 41.7
Mixed 8
SusWrite 54.8
22% 29.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.1
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0.4
58% 0.33 MB/s
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Typical MQ01ABD050 500GB Builds (Compare 3,764 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 2%
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Desktop
Desktop 53%
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Workstation
Workstation 2%
Tree trunk

System: HP Pavilion g6 Notebook PC

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 53% - Above average Total price: $258

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