Average Bench: 52.3% (282nd of 1015)

Based on 497 user benchmarks.  Model: GB0250EAFYK

Average average bench

The GB0250EAFYK 250GB averaged 47.6% 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 0.7MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.99MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the GB0250EAFYK 250GB is 32.9%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the GB0250EAFYK 250GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 62.6MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 82.8MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 497 samples)
Min Avg Max
63.6 Read 96.1 114
35.2 Write 89.1 110
25.6 Mixed 62.6 101
29.6 SusWrite 82.8 112
60.9% 82.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.3 4K Read 0.61 0.72
0.6 4K Write 1.99 2.5
0.27 4K Mixed 0.7 1
140% 1.1 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
152GB free (System drive)
Firmware: HPG2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 90 72 98 96 99 99 MB/s
Read 104
Write 97.5
Mixed 63.4
SusWrite 92.5
66% 89.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.9
168% 1.23 MB/s
37GB free
Firmware: HPG2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 68 68 68 68 68 68 MB/s
Read 107
Write 106
Mixed 70.5
SusWrite 68
65% 87.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 0.9
174% 1.33 MB/s
216GB free
Firmware: HPG1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 83 87 56 36 30 30 MB/s
Read 112
Write 107
Mixed 71.8
SusWrite 53.6
64% 86.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 1
181% 1.3 MB/s
25GB free
Firmware: HPG2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 64 64 65 65 65 65 MB/s
Read 101
Write 99.9
Mixed 66.2
SusWrite 64.8
61% 82.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 0.9
177% 1.4 MB/s
79GB free (System drive)
Firmware: HPG0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 9.6 9.8 12 11 12 11 MB/s
Read 78.8
Write 8.5
Mixed 17.8
SusWrite 10.9
21% 29 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 0.4
4K Mixed 0.4
73% 0.43 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 30,947,878 HDDs tested.

Typical GB0250EAFYK 250GB Builds (Compare 999 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 8%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 65%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 7%
Tree trunk

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-B85M-HD3 - $100

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 60% - Good Total price: $348

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