Average Bench: 41.7% (480th of 1015)

Based on 3,433 user benchmarks.  Model: TOSHIBA MK5061GSYN

Below average average bench

The Toshiba MK5061GSYN 500GB averaged 58.3% 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 0.54MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.51MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Toshiba MK5061GSYN 500GB is 40.5%. 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 29.4MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 71.8MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,433 samples)
Min Avg Max
19.7 Read 73.3 100
23.9 Write 74.4 99
15.2 Mixed 29.4 46.3
33.2 SusWrite 71.8 100
45.3% 62.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.2 4K Read 0.47 0.6
0.7 4K Write 1.51 1.8
0.2 4K Mixed 0.54 0.7
107% 0.84 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
466GB free
Firmware: MH000C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 102 99 97 102 103 104 MB/s
Read 99.8
Write 101
Mixed 28.8
SusWrite 101
60% 82.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.6
119% 0.93 MB/s
414GB free
Firmware: MH000C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 88 98 87 96 100 99 MB/s
Read 99
Write 92.1
Mixed 29.7
SusWrite 94.6
57% 78.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.6
119% 0.93 MB/s
140GB free
Firmware: MH000H
SusWrite @10s intervals: 91 93 94 94 94 94 MB/s
Read 87.8
Write 96
Mixed 31
SusWrite 93.2
56% 77 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.6
125% 1 MB/s
409GB free
Firmware: MH000C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 94 96 96 97 97 97 MB/s
Read 81.8
Write 84.8
Mixed 34
SusWrite 96.3
54% 74.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.7
136% 1.03 MB/s
103GB free
Firmware: MH000C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 71 71 71 71 72 72 MB/s
Read 71
Write 71.2
Mixed 26.8
SusWrite 71.3
44% 60.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.6
115% 0.87 MB/s
239GB free
Firmware: MH000C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 59 59 59 59 59 59 MB/s
Read 77.8
Write 75.9
Mixed 26.7
SusWrite 58.9
44% 59.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.6
117% 0.9 MB/s
279GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MH000C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 51 50 53 51 48 50 MB/s
Read 45.8
Write 8.3
Mixed 19
SusWrite 50.4
23% 30.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 0.2
4K Mixed 0.3
58% 0.33 MB/s
409GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MH000C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 60 90 87 83 45 40 MB/s
Read 15
Write 27.8
Mixed 10.5
SusWrite 67.5
22% 30.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.2
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.5
90% 0.7 MB/s
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Typical MK5061GSYN 500GB Builds (Compare 11,240 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 43%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 18%
Surfboard

System: HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook PC

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 37% - Below average Total price: $255

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