Average Bench: 45% (408th of 1015)

Based on 15,657 user benchmarks.  Models: TOSHIBA MQ01ABD050, TOSHIBA MQ01ABD050R, TOSHIB MQ01ABD050, MQ01ABD050

Below average average bench

The Toshiba MQ01ABD050 500GB averaged 54.9% 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 40.4%. 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 28MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.41MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 15,657 samples)
Min Avg Max
18.5 Read 77.5 110
25.2 Write 80.2 107
11 Mixed 28 35.6
46 SusWrite 79.3 109
48.2% 66.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.1 4K Read 0.41 0.5
0.3 4K Write 1.35 1.8
0.1 4K Mixed 0.51 0.7
98.6% 0.76 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
366GB free
Firmware: AX001U
SusWrite @10s intervals: 101 102 101 102 103 102 MB/s
Read 102
Write 93
Mixed 34.3
SusWrite 102
60% 82.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.6
119% 0.93 MB/s
197GB free
Firmware: AX001A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 96 98 97 97 97 97 MB/s
Read 94
Write 93.3
Mixed 32
SusWrite 96.9
57% 79.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.6
121% 0.97 MB/s
431GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AX001U
SusWrite @10s intervals: 75 82 84 82 84 87 MB/s
Read 92.8
Write 83.2
Mixed 26
SusWrite 82.4
52% 71.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.4
85% 0.7 MB/s
390GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AX00
SusWrite @10s intervals: 86 89 88 92 93 87 MB/s
Read 82.4
Write 14
Mixed 25
SusWrite 88.9
38% 52.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 0.6
99% 0.57 MB/s
466GB free
Firmware: AX001A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 25 29 19 42 109 110 MB/s
Read 110
Write 107
Mixed 24.8
SusWrite 55.7
54% 74.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.6
113% 0.83 MB/s
127GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AX0A4M
SusWrite @10s intervals: 61 63 67 68 66 80 MB/s
Read 83.3
Write 80.8
Mixed 22.6
SusWrite 67.4
46% 63.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.2
4K Write 0.7
4K Mixed 0.4
66% 0.43 MB/s
50GB free
Firmware: AX001A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 76 77 73 74 78 80 MB/s
Read 58
Write 55.3
Mixed 25.8
SusWrite 76.3
39% 53.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.5
104% 0.83 MB/s
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Typical MQ01ABD050 500GB Builds (Compare 9,678 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 13%
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Desktop
Desktop 44%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 17%
Surfboard

System: HP Pavilion g6 Notebook PC

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 73% - Very good Total price: $240

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