Average Bench: 42.3% (470th of 1015)

Based on 3,381 user benchmarks.  Model: TOSHIBA MK5061GSYN

Below average average bench

The Toshiba MK5061GSYN 500GB averaged 57.7% 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

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Toshiba MK5061GSYN 500GB is 39.9%. 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 29MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 72.7MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,381 samples)
Min Avg Max
22.4 Read 74.5 101
24.1 Write 74.9 99.4
15.1 Mixed 29 41.7
34 SusWrite 72.7 101
45.7% 62.8 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
108% 0.84 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
425GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MH000D
SusWrite @10s intervals: 93 91 94 92 94 97 MB/s
Read 93.8
Write 97.1
Mixed 32.3
SusWrite 93.7
58% 79.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.7
132% 1 MB/s
272GB free
Firmware: MH000C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 85 85 83 86 86 86 MB/s
Read 99.7
Write 98.5
Mixed 32.5
SusWrite 85.1
57% 78.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.7
134% 1 MB/s
380GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MH000C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 83 87 81 78 80 86 MB/s
Read 70.3
Write 86
Mixed 29.7
SusWrite 82.6
49% 67.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.6
123% 0.97 MB/s
435GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MH000C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 53 49 48 49 57 65 MB/s
Read 99
Write 90
Mixed 37.5
SusWrite 53.5
51% 70 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.5
104% 0.87 MB/s
222GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MH000C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 76 80 74 79 80 76 MB/s
Read 72.3
Write 79.7
Mixed 31.8
SusWrite 77.5
48% 65.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.4
95% 0.83 MB/s
19GB free
Firmware: MH000C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 59 60 62 61 62 61 MB/s
Read 67
Write 66.3
Mixed 26.8
SusWrite 60.7
40% 55.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.6
117% 0.9 MB/s
419GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MH000C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 0 58 51 18 19 47 MB/s
Read 89.1
Write 21.9
Mixed 29.1
SusWrite 32.1
32% 43.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.6
115% 0.87 MB/s
409GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MH000C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 9.3 9.2 27 36 58 60 MB/s
Read 25.9
Write 68.7
Mixed 32
SusWrite 33.1
30% 39.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.3
4K Write 0.8
4K Mixed 0.1
38% 0.4 MB/s
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Typical MK5061GSYN 500GB Builds (Compare 10,577 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: 31% - Below average Total price: $304

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