Toshiba HG5d 

Released March, 2013
  • 256 GB
  • 2.5" SATA III
6.8 Out of 10

Back in the real world, the drive's performance is pretty impressive.
by Tech Radar (Feb, 2013)
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SSDBoss Review Our evaluation of the Toshiba HG5d

read performance

How quickly data is read from the drive

Toshiba HG5d
6.6
840 Pro
6.6
Toshiba Q
6.6
4K Random Read, 4K Random Read Access Time and 512K Sequential Read

write performance

How quickly data is written to the drive

Toshiba HG5d
6.7
840 Pro
7.0
Toshiba Q
7.0
4K Random Write, 4K Random Write Access Time and 512K Sequential Write

real world benchmarks

How well the drive performs common tasks

Toshiba HG5d
8.2
840 Pro
8.1
Toshiba Q
8.1
Windows 7 Boot-up Time, Photoshop Lens Filter and AS SSD ISO Copy

Benchmarks

How well the drive performs on common benchmarks

Toshiba HG5d
6.5
840 Pro
6.7
Toshiba Q
6.6
PCMark Vantage and AS SSD Score

6.8

SSDBoss Score

read performance, write performance, real world benchmarks and Benchmarks

Toshiba HG5d
6.8
840 Pro
6.9
Toshiba Q
6.9

Benchmarks Real world tests of the Toshiba HG5d

4K Random Read

Toshiba HG5d
299.57 MB/s
Wildfire
112.65 MB/s
Vector
380.71 MB/s

4K Random Write

Toshiba HG5d
86.23 MB/s
Wildfire
13.28 MB/s
840 Pro
130.58 MB/s

Windows 7 Boot-up Time

Toshiba HG5d
6.9 s
Vector
10 s
840 EVO
9.3 s

Avg. Power Consumption

Toshiba HG5d
2.21 Watts
Toshiba Q
2.46 Watts
840 Pro
2 Watts

4K Random Read Access Time

Toshiba HG5d
2.9 ms
840 Pro
1.91 ms
Toshiba Q
1.93 ms

4K Random Write Access Time

Toshiba HG5d
0.83 ms
Vector
0.66 ms
840 EVO
0.78 ms

Reviews Word on the street for the Toshiba HG5d


8.0
That's the price you pay for large-scale storage right now, but prices are tumbling, with this Toshiba coming in at 72p per GB.

Specifications Full list of technical specs

storage

Capacity 256 GB
Interface SATA III
Interface speed 6 Gbit/s
Memory type MLC
NAND process size 19 nm
Maximum shock force 1,500G

manufacturer performance

Sequential read 534 MB/s
Sequential write 482 MB/s
Random read 80,000 IOPS
Random write 80,000 IOPS
Power consumption (Idle) 0.07 Watts
Power consumption (Active) 3.3 Watts
MTBF 1,500,000 hours

form factor

Form factor 2.5"
Mfg warranty 1 years
Thickness 7 mm
Weight 55 g
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