Average Bench: 31.8% (675th of 1015)

Based on 4,275 user benchmarks.  Model: TOSHIBA MK5059GSXP

Poor average bench

The Toshiba MK5059GSXP 500GB averaged 68.2% 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 0.48MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.31MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Toshiba MK5059GSXP 500GB is 31%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Toshiba MK5059GSXP 500GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 19.4MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 53.9MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 4,275 samples)
Min Avg Max
19.7 Read 56.6 76.4
14.7 Write 53.9 76.8
11.8 Mixed 19.4 29
19.1 SusWrite 54 78.4
33.4% 46 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.2 4K Read 0.38 0.5
0.4 4K Write 1.31 1.7
0.11 4K Mixed 0.48 0.6
93.1% 0.72 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
311GB free
Firmware: GN001U
SusWrite @10s intervals: 79 79 81 80 81 81 MB/s
Read 77.5
Write 79.1
Mixed 18.4
SusWrite 80
46% 63.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.6
115% 0.87 MB/s
465GB free
Firmware: GN001A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 75 75 77 76 77 72 MB/s
Read 76.1
Write 72.1
Mixed 18.7
SusWrite 75.3
44% 60.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.5
102% 0.83 MB/s
106GB free
Firmware: GN001A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 43 61 65 69 64 66 MB/s
Read 68
Write 66
Mixed 12.8
SusWrite 61.6
38% 52.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 0.4
4K Mixed 0.2
50% 0.37 MB/s
465GB free
Firmware: GN00
SusWrite @10s intervals: 60 66 73 73 75 75 MB/s
Read 51.3
Write 73.3
Mixed 18.5
SusWrite 70.4
39% 53.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.5
100% 0.8 MB/s
307GB free
Firmware: GN003J
SusWrite @10s intervals: 55 56 57 57 57 57 MB/s
Read 56.9
Write 41.8
Mixed 17.6
SusWrite 56.4
31% 43.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.5
102% 0.83 MB/s
276GB free (System drive)
Firmware: GN001A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 49 48 44 45 56 57 MB/s
Read 57.3
Write 55.7
Mixed 19
SusWrite 49.9
33% 45.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.2
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.3
69% 0.67 MB/s
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Typical MK5059GSXP 500GB Builds (Compare 1,569 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 6%
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Desktop
Desktop 53%
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Workstation
Workstation 6%
Tree trunk

System: Acer Aspire V3-571G

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 51% - Above average Total price: $265

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