Average Bench: 28% (795th of 1015)

Based on 952 user benchmarks.  Model: Maxtor 6B200M0

Very poor average bench

The Maxtor 6B200M0 204GB averaged 71.9% 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 Write Speed 3.06MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.51MB/s

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Maxtor 6B200M0 204GB is just 15.3%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Maxtor 6B200M0 204GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 32.1MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 47.9MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 952 samples)
Min Avg Max
30.8 Read 49 61.5
33.2 Write 50.8 63.7
21.6 Mixed 32.1 38.5
28.8 SusWrite 47.9 62.1
33% 44.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.4 4K Read 0.59 0.7
1.9 4K Write 3.06 3.9
0.2 4K Mixed 0.51 0.8
138% 1.39 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
139GB free
Firmware: BANC1BY0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 54 55 55 55 55 55 MB/s
Read 57.4
Write 55.9
Mixed 32.3
SusWrite 55.1
37% 50.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 3.7
4K Mixed 0.3
127% 1.53 MB/s
94GB free
Firmware: BANC1B70
SusWrite @10s intervals: 52 51 52 52 52 52 MB/s
Read 53
Write 52.5
Mixed 30.5
SusWrite 52
34% 47 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 3.8
4K Mixed 0.4
140% 1.6 MB/s
143GB free
Firmware: BANC1B70
SusWrite @10s intervals: 45 46 46 46 46 46 MB/s
Read 34.9
Write 48.5
Mixed 30.7
SusWrite 45.9
30% 40 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 0.6
142% 1.27 MB/s
172GB free
Firmware: BANC1BY0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 32 32 32 32 32 32 MB/s
Read 35.7
Write 42.5
Mixed 26.6
SusWrite 31.9
25% 34.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 3.6
4K Mixed 0.4
136% 1.53 MB/s
171GB free (System drive)
Firmware: BANC1BY0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 24 16 33 41 40 24 MB/s
Read 29.5
Write 38
Mixed 29.2
SusWrite 29.6
23% 31.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.6
124% 1.07 MB/s
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AmazonUS $8113 months
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Typical 6B200M0 204GB Builds (Compare 2,113 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 41%
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Desktop
Desktop 81%
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Workstation
Workstation 32%
Sail boat

Motherboard: Asus P8Z68-V LX

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 49% - Average Total price: $656

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