Average Bench: 31% (695th of 1015)

Based on 4,854 user benchmarks.  Model: TOSHIBA MK5075GSX

Poor average bench

The Toshiba MK5075GSX 500GB averaged 68.9% 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 1.34MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Toshiba MK5075GSX 500GB is 33.5%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Toshiba MK5075GSX 500GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 19.7MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 51.1MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 4,854 samples)
Min Avg Max
17.2 Read 56.8 83.8
10.9 Write 54.4 82.1
10.4 Mixed 19.7 34.8
18.6 SusWrite 51.1 80.2
33.1% 45.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.1 4K Read 0.38 0.5
0.3 4K Write 1.34 1.8
0.1 4K Mixed 0.48 0.6
94% 0.73 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
466GB free
Firmware: GT001U
SusWrite @10s intervals: 92 92 92 92 93 93 MB/s
Read 87.3
Write 89.7
Mixed 19
SusWrite 92.2
52% 72.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.6
115% 0.9 MB/s
422GB free
Firmware: GT001M
SusWrite @10s intervals: 69 69 70 69 69 69 MB/s
Read 66.9
Write 67.8
Mixed 18.5
SusWrite 69.3
40% 55.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.5
102% 0.83 MB/s
221GB free (System drive)
Firmware: GT001M
SusWrite @10s intervals: 42 52 65 64 69 69 MB/s
Read 70.2
Write 65.3
Mixed 17.5
SusWrite 60.3
39% 53.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.6
113% 0.83 MB/s
441GB free (System drive)
Firmware: GT001M
SusWrite @10s intervals: 51 36 52 63 67 66 MB/s
Read 72.4
Write 73.7
Mixed 19.9
SusWrite 55.9
40% 55.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.6
113% 0.87 MB/s
462GB free
Firmware: GT001U
SusWrite @10s intervals: 52 55 54 54 53 53 MB/s
Read 68
Write 67.4
Mixed 20.3
SusWrite 53.6
38% 52.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.5
106% 0.87 MB/s
33GB free
Firmware: GT00
SusWrite @10s intervals: 50 49 51 51 50 49 MB/s
Read 64.2
Write 64.4
Mixed 17.6
SusWrite 49.8
36% 49 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.5
102% 0.83 MB/s
26GB free
Firmware: GT001M
SusWrite @10s intervals: 43 44 45 45 45 43 MB/s
Read 59.3
Write 57.2
Mixed 18.7
SusWrite 44
33% 44.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.6
113% 0.87 MB/s
71GB free (System drive)
Firmware: GT001M
SusWrite @10s intervals: 20 15 23 26 28 25 MB/s
Read 30
Write 36
Mixed 17.5
SusWrite 22.7
20% 26.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.2
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.4
75% 0.6 MB/s
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Typical MK5075GSX 500GB Builds (Compare 885 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 2%
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Desktop
Desktop 40%
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Workstation
Workstation 2%
Tree trunk

System: Toshiba SATELLITE C660

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 41% - Average Total price: $232

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