Average Bench: 42.4% (470th of 1015)

Based on 3,724 user benchmarks.  Model: TOSHIBA MK5061GSYN

Below average average bench

The Toshiba MK5061GSYN 500GB averaged 57.6% 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 36.2%. 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 29.6MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 72.7MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,724 samples)
Min Avg Max
22.1 Read 74.8 100
23.9 Write 75.5 98.8
15.8 Mixed 29.6 44.5
36.3 SusWrite 72.7 100
46% 63.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.2 4K Read 0.47 0.6
0.6 4K Write 1.49 1.8
0.2 4K Mixed 0.55 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%
0GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MH000K
SusWrite @10s intervals: 98 101 102 98 83 88 MB/s
Read 101
Write 100
Mixed 37.8
SusWrite 95
61% 83.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.5
108% 0.9 MB/s
465GB free
Firmware: MH00
SusWrite @10s intervals: 94 95 95 94 95 96 MB/s
Read 95
Write 93
Mixed 28.5
SusWrite 94.8
56% 77.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.6
119% 0.93 MB/s
255GB free
Firmware: MH000C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 94 97 97 97 97 97 MB/s
Read 93
Write 81.8
Mixed 53.7
SusWrite 96.4
60% 81.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.7
138% 1.07 MB/s
466GB free
Firmware: MH000C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 90 95 94 94 95 95 MB/s
Read 94.8
Write 94.5
Mixed 29.8
SusWrite 93.7
57% 78.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.7
136% 1.03 MB/s
117GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MH000K
SusWrite @10s intervals: 66 59 68 72 69 65 MB/s
Read 83.3
Write 84.7
Mixed 25.3
SusWrite 66.5
47% 64.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.5
100% 0.8 MB/s
291GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MH000D
SusWrite @10s intervals: 54 55 58 57 59 53 MB/s
Read 89.3
Write 90
Mixed 27
SusWrite 55.9
48% 65.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.6
117% 0.9 MB/s
320GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MH001M
SusWrite @10s intervals: 73 75 65 70 71 75 MB/s
Read 53.2
Write 66.2
Mixed 27.2
SusWrite 71.6
40% 54.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.7
126% 0.9 MB/s
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Typical MK5061GSYN 500GB Builds (Compare 11,799 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: 40% - Below average Total price: $261

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