Average Bench: 44.2% (422nd of 1015)

Based on 942 user benchmarks.  Model: TOSHIBA MK6461GSY

Below average average bench

The Toshiba MK6461GSY 640GB averaged 55.7% 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 0.53MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.53MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Toshiba MK6461GSY 640GB is 37.9%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Toshiba MK6461GSY 640GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 30.1MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 76.8MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 942 samples)
Min Avg Max
23.7 Read 76.8 108
34.4 Write 80.1 108
13.4 Mixed 30.1 44.3
39.5 SusWrite 77.1 109
48.1% 66 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.1 4K Read 0.47 0.6
0.8 4K Write 1.53 1.8
0.2 4K Mixed 0.53 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%
382GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MC000D
SusWrite @10s intervals: 96 69 83 78 76 75 MB/s
Read 88.9
Write 84.7
Mixed 32.8
SusWrite 79.6
52% 71.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.5
106% 0.87 MB/s
596GB free
Firmware: MC000D
SusWrite @10s intervals: 103 109 114 112 114 114 MB/s
Read 45.1
Write 109
Mixed 28.1
SusWrite 111
53% 73.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.7
136% 1.03 MB/s
321GB free
Firmware: MJ000H
SusWrite @10s intervals: 66 64 77 77 77 77 MB/s
Read 76.1
Write 79.9
Mixed 25.9
SusWrite 72.9
46% 63.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.6
117% 0.9 MB/s
182GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MJ00
SusWrite @10s intervals: 81 83 88 51 44 49 MB/s
Read 69.5
Write 72.3
Mixed 31.5
SusWrite 65.7
44% 59.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.5
110% 0.93 MB/s
348GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MC000H
SusWrite @10s intervals: 69 55 43 52 65 65 MB/s
Read 64.8
Write 66
Mixed 17.5
SusWrite 58.1
37% 51.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.6
115% 0.87 MB/s
464GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MJ000H
SusWrite @10s intervals: 59 65 62 68 66 68 MB/s
Read 57.6
Write 68.2
Mixed 28.3
SusWrite 64.5
40% 54.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.5
94% 0.7 MB/s
376GB free
Firmware: MJ000H
SusWrite @10s intervals: 27 28 28 27 28 28 MB/s
Read 64.6
Write 66.6
Mixed 28.2
SusWrite 27.8
34% 46.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.5
106% 0.87 MB/s
582GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MC000H
SusWrite @10s intervals: 31 16 21 31 29 MB/s
Read 5.2
Write 51.5
Mixed 8
SusWrite 25.9
16% 22.6 MB/s
4K Read 0
4K Write 0.8
4K Mixed 0
15% 0.27 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 45,354,787 HDDs tested.

Typical MK6461GSY 640GB Builds (Compare 2,378 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 6%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 54%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 5%
Tree trunk

System: Dell System XPS L502X

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 59% - Above average Total price: $229

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