Average Bench: 45.8% (396th of 1015)

Based on 17,483 user benchmarks.  Models: TOSHIBA MQ01ABD050, TOSHIBA MQ01ABD050R, TOSHIB MQ01ABD050, MQ01ABD050

Below average average bench

The Toshiba MQ01ABD050 500GB averaged 54.2% 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 0.5MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.33MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Toshiba MQ01ABD050 500GB is 40.2%. 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 0.43MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 17,483 samples)
Min Avg Max
27.6 Read 80.7 110
41 Write 81.9 108
14.6 Mixed 28.5 35.7
34.7 SusWrite 78.7 112
49% 67.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.2 4K Read 0.43 0.5
0.3 4K Write 1.33 1.8
0.2 4K Mixed 0.5 0.7
98.4% 0.75 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
272GB free
Firmware: AX001U
SusWrite @10s intervals: 104 104 104 104 104 104 MB/s
Read 104
Write 104
Mixed 33.5
SusWrite 104
63% 86.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.6
123% 1 MB/s
149GB free
Firmware: AX001A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 77 78 78 79 78 77 MB/s
Read 82.3
Write 80.3
Mixed 30
SusWrite 77.9
49% 67.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.6
119% 0.93 MB/s
359GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AX00
SusWrite @10s intervals: 79 78 73 68 68 72 MB/s
Read 67.8
Write 82.3
Mixed 25.3
SusWrite 73
45% 62.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.5
96% 0.73 MB/s
235GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AX001A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 57 53 50 53 53 59 MB/s
Read 68.3
Write 66.2
Mixed 25.3
SusWrite 54
39% 53.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.3
4K Write 0.8
4K Mixed 0.4
72% 0.5 MB/s
208GB free
Firmware: AX0A5A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 71 73 74 73 74 74 MB/s
Read 44
Write 47.2
Mixed 23.2
SusWrite 73.2
34% 46.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 0.9
4K Mixed 0.6
104% 0.67 MB/s
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Typical MQ01ABD050 500GB Builds (Compare 12,486 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: 36% - Below average Total price: $290

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