Average Bench: 34.2% (623rd of 1015)

Based on 4,079 user benchmarks.  Model: TOSHIBA MK3265GSX

Poor average bench

The Toshiba MK3265GSX 320GB averaged 65.8% 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 1.43MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Toshiba MK3265GSX 320GB is 33%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Toshiba MK3265GSX 320GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 25.2MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 58.9MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 4,079 samples)
Min Avg Max
14.6 Read 59.9 85.8
22.5 Write 62 85.2
14.4 Mixed 25.2 42.6
28.5 SusWrite 58.9 86.7
37.5% 51.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.2 4K Read 0.41 0.5
0.6 4K Write 1.43 1.7
0.2 4K Mixed 0.48 0.6
97.4% 0.77 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
150GB free
Firmware: GJ002F
SusWrite @10s intervals: 59 61 60 61 61 61 MB/s
Read 57.7
Write 56.5
Mixed 23.5
SusWrite 60.6
36% 49.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.5
100% 0.77 MB/s
144GB free (System drive)
Firmware: GJ002F
SusWrite @10s intervals: 47 35 56 59 52 51 MB/s
Read 64.4
Write 50
Mixed 25.7
SusWrite 49.9
35% 47.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.3
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.3
70% 0.63 MB/s
81GB free (System drive)
Firmware: GJ003M
SusWrite @10s intervals: 46 51 47 47 45 48 MB/s
Read 54.7
Write 66.5
Mixed 25
SusWrite 47.4
35% 48.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.6
107% 0.77 MB/s
48GB free (System drive)
Firmware: GJ002C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 37 40 38 42 40 33 MB/s
Read 52.3
Write 49.7
Mixed 28.2
SusWrite 38.2
31% 42.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.5
96% 0.73 MB/s
251GB free (System drive)
Firmware: GJ00
SusWrite @10s intervals: 40 50 45 52 46 46 MB/s
Read 21.5
Write 47.5
Mixed 22.3
SusWrite 46.3
25% 34.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.2
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.3
68% 0.63 MB/s
125GB free (System drive)
Firmware: GJ00
SusWrite @10s intervals: 38 28 37 32 25 21 MB/s
Read 19.2
Write 45.5
Mixed 23.2
SusWrite 30.2
22% 29.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.2
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.3
66% 0.6 MB/s
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Typical MK3265GSX 320GB Builds (Compare 297 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 2%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 42%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 2%
Tree trunk

System: Toshiba Satellite L655

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 18% - Very poor Total price: $30

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