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Toshiba 500GB SSHD (MQ01ABF050H) Review (Page 7)

By Tyler Bernath from Sep 5, 2013 @ 9:12 CDT
TweakTown Rating: 96%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 our Toshiba SSHD came in at 2419.

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In WoW, the SSHD came in at 120.1 seconds, just behind the Seagate offering at 103.8.

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Battlefield 3 had the Toshiba SSHD coming in at 340.6 seconds, just behind the WD Slim and Seagate SSHD.

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Utilizing Photoshop under light use, the Toshiba came in at 203 seconds.

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A heavy use scenario allowed the Toshiba drive 492.5 seconds, slightly ahead of the WD Slim and just behind the Seagate offering.

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The Excel application trace allowed the Toshiba to close the gap between it and the Seagate offering. Here we found the Toshiba coming in at 18.5 seconds, just two seconds behind the Seagate Laptop Thin.

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The PowerPoint trace had our Toshiba again close to the Seagate drive at 16.8 seconds.

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Lastly, the Microsoft Word application trace had the Toshiba coming in at 53.2 seconds.

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