Average Bench: 33.6% (637th of 1015)

Based on 2,427 user benchmarks.  Model: TOSHIBA MK3265GSXN

Poor average bench

The Toshiba MK3265GSXN 320GB averaged 66.3% 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 0.48MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.44MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Toshiba MK3265GSXN 320GB is 33.8%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Toshiba MK3265GSXN 320GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 25MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 58MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,427 samples)
Min Avg Max
13.3 Read 59 85.2
22.2 Write 61 84.4
11.1 Mixed 25 38.5
28.3 SusWrite 58 85.3
37% 50.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.1 4K Read 0.41 0.5
0.6 4K Write 1.44 1.8
0.1 4K Mixed 0.48 0.6
96.5% 0.77 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
285GB free
Firmware: GH012H
SusWrite @10s intervals: 85 85 86 87 87 86 MB/s
Read 85.6
Write 83
Mixed 20.5
SusWrite 86.1
50% 68.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.6
117% 0.9 MB/s
159GB free
Firmware: GH101M
SusWrite @10s intervals: 83 86 86 86 86 86 MB/s
Read 84.3
Write 77
Mixed 33
SusWrite 85.2
51% 69.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.6
119% 0.93 MB/s
209GB free (System drive)
Firmware: GH10
SusWrite @10s intervals: 57 64 66 74 74 76 MB/s
Read 71.5
Write 46.6
Mixed 27.8
SusWrite 68.5
39% 53.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.6
115% 0.87 MB/s
223GB free
Firmware: GH101M
SusWrite @10s intervals: 60 67 66 67 65 63 MB/s
Read 62.5
Write 61
Mixed 25.8
SusWrite 64.8
39% 53.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.5
98% 0.77 MB/s
274GB free (System drive)
Firmware: GH101M
SusWrite @10s intervals: 54 69 49 43 45 42 MB/s
Read 68.6
Write 79.5
Mixed 32.1
SusWrite 50.3
42% 57.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.4
93% 0.83 MB/s
20GB free (System drive)
Firmware: GH101M
SusWrite @10s intervals: 25 30 26 18 34 33 MB/s
Read 60.3
Write 58.5
Mixed 43.2
SusWrite 27.4
35% 47.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.6
113% 0.83 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 39,650,508 HDDs tested.

Typical MK3265GSXN 320GB Builds (Compare 1,250 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 2%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 40%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 2%
Tree trunk

System: Toshiba SATELLITE C660

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 41% - Average Total price: $231

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