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Toshiba 1TB SSHD (MQ01ABD100H) Review (Page 7)

By Tyler Bernath from Sep 16, 2013 @ 21:02 CDT
TweakTown Rating: 92%Manufacturer: Toshiba

PCMark 8 - Hard Disk Tests

Version and / or Patch Used: 1.0.0

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


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.


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


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


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


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.


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


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

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