Average Bench: 30.4% (726th of 1014)

Based on 3,582 user benchmarks.  Model: TOSHIBA MK5075GSX

Poor average bench

The Toshiba MK5075GSX 500GB averaged 69.5% 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 MK5075GSX 500GB is 37.3%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Toshiba MK5075GSX 500GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 19.9MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 50MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,582 samples)
Min Avg Max
13.2 Read 55.8 84.2
13.7 Write 54.4 81.2
9 Mixed 19.9 38.7
14.6 SusWrite 50 81
32.8% 45 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.1 4K Read 0.37 0.5
0.4 4K Write 1.31 1.7
0.1 4K Mixed 0.48 0.7
93.3% 0.72 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
250GB free
Firmware: GT001M
SusWrite @10s intervals: 71 71 71 73 72 72 MB/s
Read 91.4
Write 88.2
Mixed 19.3
SusWrite 71.6
49% 67.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.6
113% 0.87 MB/s
208GB free
Firmware: GT001U
SusWrite @10s intervals: 61 61 60 61 61 61 MB/s
Read 69
Write 71.8
Mixed 19.5
SusWrite 60.9
40% 55.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.6
111% 0.83 MB/s
422GB free (System drive)
Firmware: GT001M
SusWrite @10s intervals: 56 59 60 60 55 64 MB/s
Read 56.5
Write 57.5
Mixed 19
SusWrite 59.1
35% 48 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.6
109% 0.8 MB/s
96GB free (System drive)
Firmware: GT00
SusWrite @10s intervals: 44 31 55 55 36 52 MB/s
Read 47
Write 58.7
Mixed 16
SusWrite 45.5
30% 41.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.2
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.5
86% 0.63 MB/s
16GB free (System drive)
Firmware: GT001M
SusWrite @10s intervals: 10 13 14 12 11 12 MB/s
Read 5
Write 13.7
Mixed 3.5
SusWrite 12
6% 8.55 MB/s
4K Read 0
4K Write 0.3
4K Mixed 0
6% 0.1 MB/s
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Typical MK5075GSX 500GB Builds (Compare 1,531 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 38%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 15%
Surfboard

System: Toshiba SATELLITE L755

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 33% - Below average Total price: $221

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VERY reliable for almost six years of abuse...


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