Average Bench: 34.3% (611th of 1015)

Based on 6,085 user benchmarks.  Model: TOSHIBA MK3265GSX

Poor average bench

The Toshiba MK3265GSX 320GB averaged 65.6% 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 0.47MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.45MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Toshiba MK3265GSX 320GB is 35%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Toshiba MK3265GSX 320GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 25.3MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 59.3MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 6,085 samples)
Min Avg Max
11.7 Read 59.3 86.4
21 Write 62.5 85.3
11.8 Mixed 25.3 42
25.4 SusWrite 60.1 88.3
37.8% 51.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.1 4K Read 0.41 0.5
0.6 4K Write 1.45 1.8
0.2 4K Mixed 0.47 0.6
96.9% 0.78 MB/s
User Benchmarks BenchSequentialRandom 4kDeep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
279GB free
Firmware: GJ002F
SusWrite @10s intervals: 86 89 88 89 89 88 MB/s
Read 85.6
Write 84.4
Mixed 26.6
SusWrite 88.1
52% 71.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.5
110% 0.93 MB/s
297GB free
Firmware: GJ003A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 85 86 85 86 86 86 MB/s
Read 85.7
Write 69.5
Mixed 25.9
SusWrite 85.7
48% 66.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.6
117% 0.9 MB/s
264GB free
Firmware: GJ003A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 77 76 77 77 78 77 MB/s
Read 81.3
Write 84.5
Mixed 25
SusWrite 76.7
48% 66.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.5
108% 0.9 MB/s
668GB free
Firmware: GJ002C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 70 72 76 76 77 74 MB/s
Read 73.8
Write 62.4
Mixed 48.9
SusWrite 74.2
48% 64.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.7
128% 0.93 MB/s
73GB free
Firmware: GJ003M
SusWrite @10s intervals: 78 80 79 79 78 77 MB/s
Read 67.9
Write 81.4
Mixed 29.7
SusWrite 78.4
47% 64.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.5
106% 0.87 MB/s
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Typical MK3265GSX 320GB Builds (Compare 203 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings
Gaming
Gaming 2%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 38%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 2%
Tree trunk

System: Toshiba Satellite L655

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 45% - Average Total price: $167

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