SSDBoss Review Our evaluation of Q vs HG5d

read performance

How quickly data is read from the drive

4K Random Read, 4K Random Read Access Time and 512K Sequential Read

write performance

How quickly data is written to the drive

4K Random Write, 4K Random Write Access Time and 512K Sequential Write

real world benchmarks

How well the drive performs common tasks

Windows 7 Boot-up Time, Photoshop Lens Filter and AS SSD ISO Copy

Benchmarks

How well the drive performs on common benchmarks

PCMark Vantage and AS SSD Score

SSDBoss Score

read performance, write performance, real world benchmarks and Benchmarks

Winner
Toshiba

SSDBoss recommends the Toshiba based on its write performance and benchmarks.

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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Toshiba Q

Reasons to consider the
Toshiba Q

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Higher capacity 512 GB vs 256 GB 2x higher capacity
Faster 4k random write 129.34 MB/s vs 86.23 MB/s Around 50% faster 4k random write
Lower 4k random write access time 1.93 ms vs 2.9 ms Around 35% lower 4k random write access time
Front view of Toshiba HG5d

Reasons to consider the
Toshiba HG5d

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Faster windows 7 boot-up time 6.9 s vs 7.8 s More than 10% faster windows 7 boot-up time
Lower avg. power consumption 2.21 Watts vs 2.46 Watts More than 10% lower avg. power consumption
Thinner thickness 7 mm vs 9 mm More than 25% thinner thickness

Benchmarks Real world tests of Toshiba Q vs HG5d

4K Random Read

Toshiba Q
317.85 MB/s
Toshiba HG5d
299.57 MB/s

4K Random Write

Toshiba Q
129.34 MB/s
Toshiba HG5d
86.23 MB/s

Windows 7 Boot-up Time

Toshiba Q
7.8 s
Toshiba HG5d
6.9 s

Avg. Power Consumption

Toshiba Q
2.46 Watts
Toshiba HG5d
2.21 Watts

4K Random Read Access Time

Toshiba Q
1.93 ms
Toshiba HG5d
2.9 ms

4K Random Write Access Time

Toshiba Q
0.79 ms
Toshiba HG5d
0.83 ms

Reviews Word on the street

Toshiba vs HG5d 

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Normally we'd give an SSD the nod for that alone, but the tight grouping of all the drives in those benchmarks makes it clear that SSD performance has now gotten the better of those parts of our test suite.
Toshiba Q

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