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Toshiba 1TB SSHD (MQ01ABD100H) Review - Benchmarks - PCMark 8 Hard Disk Tests

Toshiba 1TB SSHD (MQ01ABD100H) Review
Toshiba offers up generous capacity with its 1TB SSHD, but is there performance to complement it? Let's dig in and take a close look. (TYO:6502)
| SSHDs in Storage | Posted: Sep 17, 2013 2:02 am
TweakTown Rating: 92%Manufacturer: Toshiba

PCMark 8 - Hard Disk Tests

 

Version and / or Patch Used: 1.0.0

Developer Homepage: http://www.futuremark.com

Product Homepage: http://www.futuremark.com/benchmarks/pcmark8

 

 

PCMark 8 is the latest version in our popular series of PC benchmarking tools. Improving on previous releases, PCMark 8 includes battery life measurement tools and new tests using popular applications from Adobe and Microsoft. Whether you are looking for long battery life, or maximum power, PCMark 8 helps you find the devices that offer the perfect combination of efficiency and performance for your needs.

 

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Overall storage score for the Toshiba SSHD came in at 2467, slightly higher than the 2419 of the 500GB capacity.

 

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In WoW, the 1TB SSHD from Toshiba completed in just 91.7 seconds, 28 seconds quicker than the 500GB capacity and 12 seconds quicker than the Seagate drive.

 

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Battlefield 3 trace has the Toshiba at 274.2 seconds - again the quickest in our charts.

 

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Utilizing Photoshop under light use, the Toshiba drive came in at 196.8 seconds.

 

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A heavy use scenario allowed the 1TB Toshiba drive 481.6 seconds, just ahead of the WD Slim and just behind the Seagate offering.

 

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The Excel trace allowed a score of 21.6 seconds for our 1TB sample, just behind the 500GB capacity and five seconds behind the Seagate offering.

 

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The PowerPoint trace had the 1TB Toshiba drive at 19.3 seconds.

 

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Lastly, the Word trace stuck the 1TB Toshiba at the back of the pack, coming in at 60.6 seconds.

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