Average Bench: 33.6% (646th of 1015)

Based on 144 user benchmarks.  Model: TOSHIBA MK1676GSX

Poor average bench

The Toshiba MK1676GSX 160GB averaged 66.4% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This isn't a great result which indicates that there are much faster alternatives on the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.43MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.41MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Toshiba MK1676GSX 160GB is 28.5%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Toshiba MK1676GSX 160GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 36.7MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 50.3MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 144 samples)
Min Avg Max
19 Read 59.8 82.1
19.6 Write 60.3 84.4
9.27 Mixed 36.7 74.9
20.5 SusWrite 50.3 85.4
38.1% 51.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.11 4K Read 0.4 0.6
0.55 4K Write 1.41 1.8
0.19 4K Mixed 0.43 0.7
90.9% 0.75 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
147GB free
Firmware: GS001A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 85 87 87 87 87 87 MB/s
Read 85.8
Write 87.5
Mixed 19
SusWrite 86.6
50% 69.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.6
121% 0.97 MB/s
145GB free
Firmware: GS002D
SusWrite @10s intervals: 87 86 85 87 86 87 MB/s
Read 76
Write 80.3
Mixed 19
SusWrite 86.2
47% 65.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.6
119% 0.93 MB/s
64GB free
Firmware: GS002D
SusWrite @10s intervals: 54 53 54 53 54 54 MB/s
Read 80.8
Write 78.5
Mixed 50
SusWrite 53.7
48% 65.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.7
136% 1.03 MB/s
22GB free (System drive)
Firmware: GS00
SusWrite @10s intervals: 48 56 47 46 52 52 MB/s
Read 68.1
Write 61.5
Mixed 41.8
SusWrite 50.3
41% 55.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.7
130% 0.93 MB/s
103GB free (System drive)
Firmware: GS001C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 48 19 49 63 56 59 MB/s
Read 68.5
Write 57.5
Mixed 43.5
SusWrite 48.9
40% 54.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.7
125% 0.83 MB/s
13GB free (System drive)
Firmware: GS001A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 16 33 36 38 26 12 MB/s
Read 43
Write 48.9
Mixed 32.3
SusWrite 26.8
28% 37.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.5
94% 0.7 MB/s
51GB free (System drive)
Firmware: GS002D
SusWrite @10s intervals: 26 26 31 35 37 32 MB/s
Read 32.8
Write 10.5
Mixed 18.8
SusWrite 31.1
17% 23.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.1
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.4
71% 0.57 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 18,441,513 HDDs tested.

Typical MK1676GSX 160GB Builds (Compare 1,197 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 29%
Raft
Workstation
Workstation 14%
Tree trunk

System: Dell Latitude E6400

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 82% - Excellent Total price: $146

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