Average Bench: 42.7% (466th of 1015)

Based on 4,216 user benchmarks.  Model: TOSHIBA MK5061GSYN

Below average average bench

The Toshiba MK5061GSYN 500GB averaged 57.3% 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 0.55MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.49MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Toshiba MK5061GSYN 500GB is 36.1%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Toshiba MK5061GSYN 500GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 29.9MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 73.5MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 4,216 samples)
Min Avg Max
24.3 Read 75.1 100
27.2 Write 76 99
18.3 Mixed 29.9 46.5
35.9 SusWrite 73.5 100
46.3% 63.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.11 4K Read 0.47 0.6
0.7 4K Write 1.49 1.8
0.2 4K Mixed 0.55 0.7
109% 0.84 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
460GB free
Firmware: MH000C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 100 100 101 101 101 101 MB/s
Read 98.7
Write 100
Mixed 25.5
SusWrite 101
59% 81.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.6
117% 0.9 MB/s
407GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MH000C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 83 79 89 97 89 88 MB/s
Read 84.1
Write 85.4
Mixed 32.5
SusWrite 87.4
53% 72.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.6
119% 0.93 MB/s
298GB free
Firmware: MH001M
SusWrite @10s intervals: 85 88 91 91 90 88 MB/s
Read 80.3
Write 85
Mixed 28.8
SusWrite 88.6
51% 70.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.6
117% 0.9 MB/s
407GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MH000C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 80 78 71 74 84 95 MB/s
Read 81.6
Write 90.7
Mixed 28.7
SusWrite 80.5
51% 70.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.7
130% 0.97 MB/s
227GB free
Firmware: MH000C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 70 72 71 73 73 72 MB/s
Read 79
Write 86.7
Mixed 32
SusWrite 72
49% 67.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.6
119% 0.93 MB/s
270GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MH000C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 70 64 58 52 33 47 MB/s
Read 81.9
Write 87
Mixed 32.2
SusWrite 53.8
46% 63.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.6
119% 0.93 MB/s
289GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MH00
SusWrite @10s intervals: 77 86 86 72 76 78 MB/s
Read 30.9
Write 81.2
Mixed 35.2
SusWrite 79
41% 56.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.3
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.3
77% 0.77 MB/s
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Typical MK5061GSYN 500GB Builds (Compare 12,401 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 42%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 18%
Surfboard

System: HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook PC

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 39% - Below average Total price: $260

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